Get rewarded for helping family or friends.
Care for a loved one, friend, or neighbor through CDPAP (Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program)
Our experts will gladly help you apply.
Get Paid to be a Caregiver
If you’re taking care of a family member or friend who requires medical assistance or personal care, you may be eligible to get paid under the Consumer Directed Care Program (CDPAP) New York, offered through Medicaid. No home health aide certificate or license is required.
Elite Choice Offers:
Competitive pay rates for Personal Assistants (PA's)
Weekly pay, direct deposit, paid vacation time, overtime, and sick days
Exceptional customer service with knowledgeable representatives
Convenient web portal for PA’s to access payroll records
Easy application process - we'll do all the paperwork!
Care and Assistance May Include:
Housekeeping and shopping
Assist with Medication
Personal hygiene care
Skilled nursing services such as injections and wound care
Do I Qualify to be a Personal Assistant (PA) under CDPAP?
No special training, home health aide certificate or licensing required
You must be legally eligible to work in the United States
You must be physically capable of caring for another individual (a physical health examination is required)
You may be a friend, family member, neighbor or acquaintance of the patient
Parents of disabled adult children are now eligible to be PAs as long as they are not the Designated Representative
Spouses or parents of minor children are NOT eligible to be PAs
When my sister became ill and was no longer able to manage day-to-day routines on her own, she asked me to help with her transition home.
While searching for care options, we discovered Elite Choice and CDPAP. Elite helped get me approved to be her Personal Assistant, and now I have the flexibility to earn part time income while I care for my best friend-my sister!
— Rochelle Jackson, Bronx, NY