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Home Health Aide
Massachusetts does not require a State issued certification to be eligible to work as a Home Health Aide.  The State however does recommend that individuals receive the national certification through the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. They requires a minimum of 75 hour training course and a competency test before you are eligible to apply for their certification.

Massachusetts home health aide certification classes are offered at various academic schools and healthcare training institutions.  Some of the colleges such as the Massasoit Community college requires that applicants set up an interview before submitting an application to attend their classes.  The Massachusetts council for home care approves the home health aide class at Massasoit college.

Other schools that home health aide training in Massachusetts such as the North Shore Community College enables its students after the completion of the class to receive the home health aide certificate.  This certificate allows the graduating student to also apply for the certified nursing assistant examination.

There are several other educational schools offering home health aide training in Massachusetts listed below.  Potential students need to contact the schools to make sure that the HHA training that the will receive will be recognized by the state and allows them to work as a home health aide in Massachusetts.
Training Unlimited
850 Chelmsford Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 453-7899

Training Unlimited
850 Chelmsford Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 975-0200

Health & Home Care Training Center
99 South Bedford Street
Suite 6A
Burlington, MA 01803

North Shore Community College
1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, MA 01923
Danvers: (978) 762-4000
Lynn: (781) 477-2107
Beverly: (978) 236-1200

Health Care Training Services
Fall River Office
657 Quarry Street,
Fall River, MA 02723

Avon Office
355 Bodwell Street,
Avon, MA 02322

Upper Cape Cod Regional
Technical School
220 Sandwich Rd,
Bourne, MA 02532
Tel: 508-759-7711 x 211

Massasoit Community College
An interview is required before
To set up an interview,
call 508-588-9100 x1509.

International Health Care Training
and Services. LLC
21 Park Street, Suite 316,
Attleboro, MA 02703

American Red Cross
Pioneer Valley Chapter
506 Cottage Street
Springfield, MA 01104
(413) 737-4306

American Red Cross
of Central Massachusetts
2000 Century Drive
Worcester Corporate Center
Worcester, MA 01606
Phone: (508) 595-3700

American Red Cross
of Central Massachusetts
Mary C. DeFeudis Training Center
29 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (978) 537-3339

American Red Cross of
Central and Western Massachusetts
48 Broad Street,
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
413-562-9684 x 101 on
Mon., Wed., Friday

Catholic Charities
Archdiocese of Boston
275 West Broadway,
South Boston, MA 021271
Phone: (617) 464-8544

Catholic Charities South
Home Health Aide Program – Brockton
157 Centre Street,
Brockton, MA 02302
Phone: (508) 587-0815 ext. 234
National Medical Academy
247 E Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038
(508) 440-5698

Greenfield Community College
One College Drive
Greenfield, MA 01301

PJB Medical Career Center
30 Eastbrook RD Suite 403
Dedham MA 02026

Spectrum Health
Care Training Center
441 union street
Lynn, MA 01901

Emersons Nursing Assistant Training School
351 Old Plymouth Road Suite 4
Sagamore Beach, Ma 02562

Emersons Nursing Assistant Training School
On Cape
657 Main Street (Route 28)
West Yarmouth, MA 02673

3 Dimensions Health Services
Dracut Campus
1934 Lakeview Ave
(Beaver Brook Village)
Dracut, MA , 01826
Phone: 978-735-4451

3 Dimensions Health Services
Worcester Campus
61 Harvard St
Worcester, MA
Phone: 508-799-9786

LifeStream, Inc.
P.O. Box 50487
New Bedford, MA 02745

174 Union St. 3rd floor
P.O box 50487
(508) 991-4503

Health Care Training Services
115 Water Street
Suite 200
Milford, MA 01757
(508) 672-6800

Commonwealth Nursing Services
40 Church Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 459-7771

Action, Inc
180 MAIN ST.
(978) 281-7402

Bristol Community College
1082 Davol St.
Fall river, MA 02720

Home Care Plus, Inc
385 Court Street
Suite 201
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 747-0023

Massachusetts Home Health Aide Training