Live-In Caregiver Program: about the process

About the process

The Live-in Caregiver Program is closed to new applicants. You can only hire a caregiver through the program if you have:

  • found a caregiver who already has a work permit in the Live-in Caregiver Program and who is looking for a new employer, and
  • been approved for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) that shows the caregiver has agreed to live in your home

Other options for hiring a caregiver

If this doesn’t apply to you, you can still hire a foreign caregiver through the:

You can decide, with the caregiver, if they live in or out of your home.

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