Attendant Responsibilities

The Attendant must:

  • Be at least 18 years old or older
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Be authorized to work in the United States
  • Pass a background check screening

Roles that cannot be a paid attendant:

  • The Employer of Record (EOR) cannot be a paid attendant for the same participant that the EOR represents.

No. If you live with your participant, you are considered a live-in. If you do not live with your participant, you need to make sure your address is updated with CDCN. To do this, please submit the Attendant Change Form to

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a department within Homeland Security. Federal law requires all employers to complete the I-9 for their employees, such as your new attendant. The Employer must look at the Attendant’s identification before signing the form. The instructions for completing the form are in the Attendant Welcome Packet. The I-9 must be signed within three (3) days of employment. Attendants should not start work without this form completed.