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Get help from the people who love you most

With CDPAP by Preferred, you get loving care from family or friends – and they can (finally) pay their bills!

Do you wish you could find a caregiver who...

Knows you well?

Loves you deeply?

Understands what you need?

With CDPAP by Preferred, you can.

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My mom went through so many home attendants! She would cry to me because the service was so bad. I discovered Preferred, and now I can care for her myself. Mom is so much happier. She’s eating very healthy (because I make her meals), and I can monitor her health closely. And CDPAP by Preferred’s service is outstanding.

Agnesfred, Rodriguez Bronx, NY

What is CDPAP?

CDPAP – or Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program, is a New York State Medicaid program that allows consumers to choose their own caregivers. If you’re eligible, you can choose almost anyone you want to care for you – and they’ll get paid for it.

Daughter

Son

Grandchild

Relative

Neighbor

Previously hired caregiver

DID YOU KNOW?

Thousands of New Yorkers are already enrolled in CDPAP

Why is CDPAP so popular?

Nursing Homes

Traditional Home Care

CDPAP

Get full-time help

Enjoy the comfort of your home

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Choose someone you know and trust

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Create your own schedule

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Get a caregiver who’s in it for the long-term — and genuinely wants to spend time with you

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Get in touch to find out how we can help you

What can my CDPAP caregiver do for me?

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Shopping

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Cleaning

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Cooking

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Hygiene

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Appointments

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Getting Dressed

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Companionship

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Getting around

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Medications

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Insulin shots

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Paying Bills

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Laundry

How does CDPAP work?

Reach out

Contact us here or call 855-742-6369 We’ll make sure you’re eligible and help you complete the CDPAP application.

Choose a caregiver

A nurse visits you at home to determine how many hours of weekly care you can get. You choose a caregiver: your daughter, son, relative or friend.

Get loving care

You get care from someone who loves you deeply. They get paid for their time, so they can pay their bills too!

It's easy to become a CDPAP caregiver

Fast Payments

No paperwork; no hassle. Caregivers clock in with our easy app and get paid automatically each week – at competitive rates that put the whole family at ease.

No Training

Who has time for lengthy trainings? No certifications; no courses required. If you want to care for someone you love you’ve got what it takes. Period.

100% Peace of Mind

“Is mom okay?” No more feeling sick with guilt while at work. Caregivers sleep well at night, knowing their loved one is getting the best possible care – while they earn a living too!

CDPAP FAQS

Frequently asked questions about CDPAP

CDPAP is a Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program. It’s a New York Medicaid-funded program that empowers consumers to choose their own personal assistants — without having to rely on strangers.  (The program is also called CDPAS at times: Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Service.)

With this program, you get reliable help from someone you REALLY trust. Someone who…

  • Loves you
  • Understands you
  • Is deeply familiar with your wants and needs.

If you:

  • live in New York
  • have Medicaid
  • need help with daily activities like cooking, getting dressed, bathing, or getting around,
    then you are likely eligible.

Only people with Medicaid can get CDPAP. But if you don’t have it, we’re here to help. We’ve
helped thousands of eligible patients obtain Medicaid to date, and we may be able to help you too.

Anyone who is:

  • 18 or older
  • Has completed extensive training
  • Physically capable of caring for another
  • Legally allowed to work in the United States.

Yes, if the child who needs assistance is 21 years or older.

We offer competitive rates. Payment varies by location, so give us a call to find out exact
numbers. Your caregiver will get weekly payments (by direct deposit), plus lots of great benefits: sick days, overtime, family leave pay, and disability. In many NY locations, caregivers are eligible for a free health benefits package.

Enrolling in CDPAP can be complicated — if you don’t have expert guidance throughout. As licensed CDPAP intermediaries, we’ll walk you through every step, ensuring an effortless (and fast!) process. What’s more, we have contracts with most insurance plans, so you won’t have
to switch insurances.

Get loving care now

Call now at 855-742-6369, or fill out this form and a member of our team will contact you within 24 business hours.