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Become a Home Health Aide

Health care workers in training program
Open House Information for English Speakers interested in pursuing their certification to become a Home Health Aide
Open House Information for Spanish Speakers interested in becoming a home health aide and obtaining their certification.

Our four-week training provides a direct track to employment. We are proud to offer this opportunity to become a Home Health Aide certified by the New York State Department of Health.

This comprehensive program will prepare you to make a real difference in the life of someone who is homebound. Home Health Aides help with daily activities such as preparing meals, getting dressed, and going to appointments. 

SCS Home Care Workers may enjoy the following employment benefits:

  • SEIU membership, local 1199
  • Competitive wages with increased pay for weekend hours
  • Paid time off for vacation days, sick leave, and holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Paid physical exam
  • Pension Plan

Our training program is free of charge. We provide training in English and Spanish.

Scan the code below to see a presentation overview about becoming a Home Health Aide at SCS.

Escanee el código abajo para ver una presentación sobre la capacitación de asistentes de salud en el hogar.

QR Code to See HHA Presentation in Spanish

Become a Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide Training Program is supported by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, The Florence V. Burden Foundation, and the New York State Department of Labor. 

Sunnyside Community Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Contact Information


In Sunnyside

43-31 39th Street

Sunnyside, NY 11104

In Long Island City

5241 Center Boulevard 

Long Island City NY 11101

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