North Carolina leaders are projecting shortages in direct care workers and other caregiving positions in the coming decade. At the same time, demand for these services is rising. To address this gap, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the North Carolina Department of Commerce are leading North Carolina’s new Caregiving Workforce Strategic Leadership Council.

The Council will address the complex problem head-on and strengthen the pipeline of caregivers.

NCDHHS Secretary Kody Kinsley says Council members “are committed to working together to create real solutions.”

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