Angel Caregiver Academy and Your Requirements as a CHHA Candidate
where angels earn their wings!
Angel Caregiver Academy is an approved New Jersey Board of Nursing Homemaker-Home Health Aide (CHHA) Training School. Licensing requires the completion of the School's curriculum and successful completion of the CHHA Licensing exam. Candidates for CHHA licensing shall complete 60 hours of online instruction in combination with 16 hours of in-person clinical training.
Angel Caregiver Academy’s CHHA Candidates shall agree to a 4-week school schedule that includes 15 hours of online material per week (a total of 60 hours). In addition, completion of 16 hours of mandatory clinical skills training requires candidates to attend four weekly, in-person sessions at the offices of Angel Caregiver Academy. In-person instruction includes a review of the prior week’s online material, along with 4 hours of hands-on clinical skills training. Upon completion of the blended (online & in-person) curriculum, candidates sit for the NJ CHHA Licensing exam. Testing takes place at the offices of Angel Caregiver Academy.
The cost of tuition for the Angel Caregiver Academy blended curriculum and training is $250* (*after $149 rebate, please contact your local office for details). A $100 deposit is required to secure a seat in a class, and full payment is required prior to the start of classes. More information regarding class schedules and payment is available by calling either Angel Caregiver Academy location. Space is limited. There are No Refunds for any reason once classes begin.
Any and all costs related to the NJ Board of Nursing’s CHHA State licensing requirements are the responsibility of the candidate and are not included in the $250 price of tuition. A list of violations that may disqualify a candidate from Licensing can be found on the Board’s website at https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/hhh/Pages/default.aspx or by calling 973-504-6430.
** CNA to CHHA Bridge Program now available. This course is an accelerated conversion class for licensed CNAs to receive a CHHA license. It includes 10 hours of online coursework and 2 hours of clinical training. No State testing is required. The course fee is $175 net (please contact your local office for details).
Eulodia Ortiz, 2023 Caregiver of the Year
Visiting Angels Matawan's own, Eulodia Ortiz, has been honored as the 2023 Caregiver of the Year by the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA).
Eulodia's incredible journey from pharmacist to outstanding caregiver reflects her unwavering commitment and exceptional skills. She brings heartfelt dedication and compassion to her role, enriching the lives of her clients.
Our owner, Tim McAloon, describes Eulodia as a shining example, saying, "Eulodia represents the best of Visiting Angels. She spreads kindness and compassion in every home she enters."
Eulodia's dedication shines through even in challenging situations, like blizzards, where she ensures her clients' well-being without hesitation. Her extraordinary commitment goes beyond her duties, often going the extra mile to ensure her clients are safe and happy.
Our director of operations, Kim Trzanowski, notes, "She not only ensures her own clients receive care but also steps in for others, ensuring all our clients in need receive the assistance they deserve." Eulodia's approach to caregiving is truly inspiring, treating each client as family.
Eulodia's recognition as the 2023 Home Care Association of America's Caregiver of the Year is a testament to the excellence upheld in the partnership between Visiting Angels of Matawan and Brick. At Angel Caregiver Academy, we teach the right way to care, and our Caregivers have role models like Eulodia to emulate.
Eulodia humbly expresses her love for her job, saying, "Caregiving is a calling, and each day, I have the privilege to provide love, care, and support to all the clients I help."
Let's celebrate Eulodia's incredible achievement and her dedication to providing exceptional care.
A Vibrant Learning Environment
Angel Caregiver Academy provides an enriched and diverse learning environment for our students. Founded in 2021, our CHHA Training School offers students comprehensive instruction and training to prepare them to confidently enter a career in Home Care. We offer students two convenient locations for instruction to earn their CHHA licensing. Students receive personalized instruction in a small-class setting. Our Registered Nurse Instructors are passionate, experienced and eager to pass on their knowledge to their students.
Angel Caregiver Academy is directly owned and operated by the Visiting Angels franchises of Matawan, NJ and Brick, NJ. All graduates of the program who receive their CHHA licenses are guaranteed offers of employment at either or both Visiting Angels locations. Visiting Angels is a national leader in Home Care and considered an "Excellence in Leadership; Employer of Choice" healthcare employer by the survey firm HomeCare Pulse.
At Angel Caregiver Academy, we do our best to prepare our students for a rewarding and fulfilling career in Home Care. We believe that great education means much more than acquiring knowledge, and we hope our CHHA students remain a part of the Visiting Angels Family for their entire careers.
Are you ready to start your future with us? Call either location for help getting started!
Matawan: 732-671-2899 | Brick: 732-240-1050
Certified Home Health Aide Training Courses
New Classes Starting Soon!
60 Hours of Educational Training (Online)
16 Hours of Clinical Training (In Person)
4 Weeks Total Training
$250 | Payment Due Prior to Start of Class
Guaranteed employment upon licensing!
Additionally, we offer a CNA to CHHA bridge program. This course includes 10 hours of online coursework and 2 hours of clinical training. The course fee is $175.