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Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)

Take charge, and let them take care.

Choose your own caregiver. Because your loved one can care for you like no one else can.

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Wondering if you're eligible to receive home care? Leave your information here and we'll reach out to you right away. Or, call us at (718)-421-1100.

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You can’t put a price tag on love. Let them walk away with a full heart and full pockets.

The best caregivers do it for love. That doesn't mean they should do it for free.

Under New York’s Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program, also known as CDPAP, you can take charge of your home health care by selecting a caregiver that you know and trust.

You even have the flexibility to create your own schedule and allocate your insurance-approved home care hours in whatever way works for you.

This way, those who care for their chronically ill or physically disabled loved one can get the compensation they need and deserve.

Best of all? It only takes one phone call to get started.

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With CDPAP, everyone benefits

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Confidence in care

Your loved ones will ensure you are safe, comfortable, and cared for. You'll get the care you deserve—and they'll get the compensation they need.

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Kindness that pays

Your child, friend, or family member will receive a competitive paycheck every week. You'll feel better knowing they don't have to struggle, stress, or sacrifice to take care of you.

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Soothing support

There's nothing like a familiar face. Enjoy spending time with someone you already love and trust, instead of having to meet a new aide.

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Empowering all

Feel empowered by making your own choices. Choosing and training your loved one as a caregiver is a gracious solution for everyone.

"A big blessing, financially and emotionally"

“When I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I was assigned aides to help me with every day tasks. As my situation deteriorated and COVID hit, I was very concerned to have strangers come into my home. My daughter quit her job and comes to my house every single day to care for me! Between her and my G-d son, I am well taken care of.

I am so grateful they both get paid to care for me. It makes this diagnosis a little bit easier. The silver lining is the  time I spend each day with my daughter and G-d son. A special thank you to Attending Home Care for their stellar service in ensuring everything goes smooth each day.”

-With thanks, B. Mckenzie
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Get started in 3 simple steps

Get in touch

Our team is ready to answer your questions and guide you through this process. Call us today at (718) 421-1100 to schedule a free consultation.


Verify eligibility

You have enough to worry about. Let us take care of the details. We’ll verify your eligibility, help you register and choose your caregiver, and obtain authorization from the Medicaid plan of your choosing.


Receive care

Your loved one will start caring for you in no time – while receiving weekly payments directly to their account. Yes, it's the perfect solution!

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I want to give care

We're here to help you find the perfect caregiver to meet your loved one's needs. Click below to schedule a complimentary in-home consultation-or have one of our care specialists reach out.

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I want to provide care

Our caregivers are the heart and soul of everything we do. If you have a passion for making a real difference in people’s lives, we would love for you to join our team as a home health aide (HHA).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for CDPAP?

Any patient that needs home care services, and has a family or friend that they prefer to choose as their caregiver, is eligible for CDPAP — regardless of their age. This program is covered by Medicaid. If the patient doesn’t have Medicaid, we can help them get it.

What tasks can I expect a caregiver to provide?

A caregiver is there to help patients with their daily routines. That can include preparing meals, taking care of personal hygiene, keeping the house clean, and transporting patients to and from their medical appointments. Unlike traditional home care services, a CDPAP caregiver can also assist with medical needs such as administering medications, dressing wounds, giving insulin injections, and feeding patients through feeding tubes.

Who can be the caregiver?

You can choose anyone aged 18 or above who can legally work in the US, except for the spouse or parent of the patient. (If the patient is over 21, the parent can be the caregiver.)

How can I find a caregiver? 

You can ask your family, friends, religious circle, synagogue, or church. You can also put an ad in a newspaper or any advertising platform.

Must the caregiver be specially trained?

No special training is required, but the caregiver should be trustworthy, highly reliable, and kind. They also must be someone that is capable of assisting the patient with his/her specific needs.

How much will the caregiver earn?

Attending offers a competitive salary and benefits package and follows DOL and DOH guidelines. Please call for more information about this as the rates vary depending on the patient’s location and increase from time to time.

Can you assist with obtaining Medicaid for the patient?

Yes! We offer assistance in obtaining Medicaid for patients.

Have more questions?We’re here to help.
Reach out to us at (718)-421-1100 or click the button below to send us a message. We’ll get back to you ASAP.
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