Welcome to Break-Thru Home Care, Inc.

Debra Burke

Debra L. Burke, Director & Founder

Break-Thru Home Care, Inc. is a client centered provider of quality, affordable health and personal care services for individuals of all ages, both children and adults. Through the use of dedicated and professional staff, Break-Thru supports clients in maintaining optimum independence in their homes and the community.

Break-Thru provides Personal Care Assistant services in community settings; which allows individuals to attain and maintain optimum health, independence, facilitates and integrates family, friends and other necessary resources to cost effectively meet needs.

Clients have the right to expect excellent care. We believe it is essential for them to be involved partners in establishing, implementing and continually evaluating services.

Break-Thru is a full-service, community based home care provider that is responsive to changing needs. We pride ourselves on our Independent Living Model.  It is a service that brings a track record of longevity to the communities it serves, and is committed to developing oriented, trained and qualified staff.

Break-Thru office hours!

Break-Thru office hours!

12:30 pm- 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday and evenings by appointment. We are available for our clients and PCA’s 24 hours per day.

Direct Deposit is highly encouraged as we are a paperless company.

** Time sheets and other documents may be placed into the 24 hour drop slot located on the office door, as well as faxed to 763-502-6777.  Faxes will be reviewed daily.  Please call to confirm the transmission was received, we can be reached at 763-502-1505. If you receive the voicemail please leave a message and someone will call you back to verify receipt of your time sheet. Current PCAs & clients can call the on-call phone, 612-801-9095  for after-hour supports.

Thank you for your time and your commitment!

DHS Announces Mandatory PCA Training

Break-Thru requires all PCA applicants to complete MN DHS on-line standardized training in order to provide PCA services and/or register for an individual PCA provider number.

We are so PROUD of our PCAs for successfully completing the state test and receiving their certificates! Congratulations on your professional development!

Break-Thru requires that a PCA provide proof of certification before a conditional employment offer will be made.

PCAs can go through the study guide that is available to them on-line and then take the test, or they have the option of taking the test without reviewing the study materials.  We strongly encourage PCAs to carefully review the study materials as they contain helpful information to reduce the risk of work-related injuries, inform you of your rights as an employee and provides you with information to ensure you know what is expected of you as a PCA as well as the consequences that result from not doing your job as expected.

MN DHS now requires all Agencies must ensure that individual PCA providers complete the mandatory training and pass the competency test as of May 1, 2014, to work as a PCA.


You will need to register here to view the materials and take the test: http://registrations.dhs.state.mn.us/videoConf/Default.aspx?BusinessUnitID=16

Once you have completed the test, please forward your certification notice to: dburke@breakthrucare.com  (please put “PCA Certificate” in the subject line)

If you do not have access to a computer with internet access, please call our office at 763.502.1505 to reserve time to use our PCA work station.

If you will need any accommodations with taking the test or using the computer, please let us know when you call.