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Your caregiver will get paid $15 per hour, and $22.50 per overtime hour, plus health insurance.
Your caregiver will get paid $12 per hour, and $18 per overtime hour, plus health insurance.
Your caregiver will get paid $11.10 per hour, and $16.65 per overtime hour.
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FreedomCare is a contracted provider of CDPAP, a Medicaid-funded program that allows New Yorkers to hire their own caregivers: a daughter, son, relative, friend or previously hired aide.
You get loving care.
Your loved one gets paid!
Am I eligible for this program?
Live in New York
Need help with day-to-day activities
You are likely eligible. Due to government regulations, Medicare is NOT enough.
Who can I hire
as a caregiver?
Parent caring for a child under 21
Parent caring for a child under 21
Where is FreedomCare available?
FreedomCare is available in EVERY COUNTY in New York State.
It is NOT available outside of New York.
If you have Medicaid,
you can apply.
Do you have one of these Medicaid cards?
FreedomCare is a Medicaid program, so your caregiver will be paid through Medicaid. (Unfortunately, Medicare is NOT enough under current government regulations.) If you don’t have Medicaid but think you may be eligible, click here to contact a partner vendor who can help.
Real people. Real answers.
"I’ve had aides in the past, but it always ended badly. This is one of the best programs ever. I’m so happy that my niece is helping me. And our contact at FreedomCare is wonderful."
"It was hard, because I didn’t want to leave my mom at home — I was scared she’d leave the stove on or get hurt. And you only get one mother. Now I get to have a job AND care for my mom at once. It’s literally PERFECT."
“My mother had two strokes. We brought in a couple of aides, but I could tell she wasn’t happy. Now I get to care for Mom daily — and she’s smiling and laughing. I feel like it’s my destiny."
Here's how it works:
A nurse will visit you at home to determine if you’re eligible for the CDPAP program. You'll find out how many weekly hours of care you can get.
You choose a caregiver: your daughter, son, relative, or friend. We come to your home to enroll you in the program.
You get ongoing care from a person who loves you. They get peace of mind — because they’re getting paid for the care they give.
Why work with FreedomCare?
No other CDPAP agency serves more New Yorkers than FreedomCare — and no other agency has earned more 5 star ratings.
You’re covered — wherever you are. We are the only CDPAP provider providing in-person home enrollment to all 62 counties of New York State.
97% of our customers report being “happy” or “very happy” with our service.
Want to meet us in-person? We offer 10 convenient locations across New York State, so you never have to look far.
Our customers say our team members are “helpful” “professional” and “just so nice!” We hire carefully and selectively, so you’re guaranteed representatives who are friendly AND competent.
Our average call wait time: 11 seconds. That means you’re guaranteed a kind, helpful, US-based HUMAN within seconds of dialing.
“Mom is getting stronger, and it feels so good”
My mother had two strokes. We brought in a couple of aides, but I could tell she wasn’t happy. Now I get to care for Mom daily — and she’s smiling and laughing. I feel like it’s my destiny. If I could do for her even 1/10 of what she did for me, I could look at her and say “I know she had the best care.” I feel really good, knowing she’s getting stronger each day.
As the largest CDPAP agency in New York — and the only one offering in-person home enrollment across the state — we draw on unrivaled experience + an unparalleled case volume. A proud member of the CDPAP Association of New York, we're contracted with almost every insurance and trusted by thousands of doctors & hospitals across the state.
So you know you’re in good hands.
You may be eligible!
Fill out this form to find out.
We'll check to see if you're eligible to apply — then Medicaid and your health plan will determine your final eligibility.