Direct Support Professional Training Program


A Direct Support Professional provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This 4-week training program will assist qualified individuals to access a career in healthcare as a Direct Support Professional.

COVID-19 Updates: all classes are held online

We are currently recruiting for the next training cohort that will begin on July 19.

The program runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 5 days a week, for 4 weeks. At the end of the program, Dorcas International will assist you in finding a job earning up to $14 per hour.

The training will be held virtually. There is a strict attendance requirement, and you are not allowed to miss class.

Please review the program’s admission requirements prior to applying.

Admission requirements:
- English Language proficiency level: Intermediate or above
- High school diploma or GED
- Driver’s License

Please complete the application below to enroll in the program. You will be contacted by an Employment Specialist to review your application and collect documentation to ensure eligibility and work authorization.


Please fill out the form below to enroll



    Questions? Call 401-784-8602 or e-mail: admissions@diiri.org