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Home Health Aide Training in New York

The New York State Department of Health and/or the New York State Education Department approves all of the Home Health Aide Training Programs in the state.  Home health agencies must choose to operate the training under the approval of either the New York State Department of Health or the New York State Education Department.  The Home health aide training programs cannot be dually approved by both the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Education Department.

The program where you received your training issues the home health aide certificates upon the successful completion of the program. The HHA certificate has a Home Care Registry number and a certificate number printed on it.  The certificate is signed by the appropriate staff of the training program.

The home health aide programs in New York requires that students complete  75 hours if training which includes 59 hours classroom and 16 hours of supervised practical training as follows:

Home Care Aide Curriculum - 40 hours (all classroom)

Health Related Task Curriculum- 35 hours (19 hours classroom plus 16 hours of supervised practical training).  And a minimum of fifty percent (50%) of the trainee's supervised practical training must be provided in a patient care setting.

A home health aide training course that has been approved by the New York State Department of Health can not charge tuition but, a program approved by the New York State Education Department is allowed to charge tuition.

All home health aide trainees, regardless of the training program in which the trainee is enrolled, shall receive a copy of the Trainee Rights.  It is mandatory that The Trainee Rights must be given to every trainee at the start of the class, or prior to, the first class. The training program must maintain documentation of receipt of these rights.


Home Health Aide Training in Bronx

Free Home Health Aide Training in New York


Home Health Aide Classes in New York


Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Dr
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 792-5300

Corning Community College
1 Academic Drive
Corning, NY  14830
(607) 962-9241

Finger Lakes Community College Main Campus
3325 Marvin Sands Drive, B127
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(585) 394-3500 x7660

Finger Lakes Community College
Livingston County CNR
11 Murray Hill Dr
Mount Morris, NY 14510

Finger Lakes Community College
Hill Haven Home
1550 Empire Boulevard
Webster, NY 14580
(585) 394-3500 x7660

Rochester EOC
161 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 232-2730

ASA College
81 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Hostos Community College
Division of Workforce Development& Cont Ed.
560 Exterior Street
Bronx NY 10451
(914) 231-5064

Lehman College - CUNY on the Concourse
School of Continuing & Professional Studies
2501 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468
(914) 231-5064

LaGuardia Community College
Division of Adult & Continuing Education
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-5031

Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
163 West 135th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 961-4320

Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364

Westchester Educational Opportunity Center
26 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY  10701
(914) 606-7600

Westchester Educational Opportunity Center
Konbit Neg Lakay
16 East Church Street
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(914) 606-7600

Fulton-Montgomery Community College
2805 State Highway 67
Johnstown, NY  12095
(518) 762-4651

Schenectady County Community College
112 State Street 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12206

Schenectady County Community College
696 Route 9 2nd Floor
Wilton, NY 12831
(518) 708-6556

Schenectady County Community College- Center City Campus
78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 381-1200