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For those who decide to become a home health aide in Ohio should know that they will be overseen by the Ohio department of aging. The job of home health aide is one of the healthcare careers in Ohio seeing the most overall growth! Those living in Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Cleveland, Parma, Dayton, Canton, Youngstown and Lorain should be real excited because much of the overall demand and new openings will be in those cities.

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How to Become a HHA in Ohio

If you want to know what an HHA does on a daily basis in Ohio, see our resource here. If you want to know how to become a home health aide in Ohio and want to start soon, keep reading!

What is the Next Step for Becoming a Home Health Aide in Ohio?

In the section below we will take an in-depth look at the required steps for becoming a Home Health Aide in the State of Ohio.

Step 1 – Complete high school or earn your G.E.D.

If you have graduated from high school or have earned your GED, you have the first basic requirement for HHA training in Ohio fulfilled.

Step 2: Register for a Ohio state-approved HHA training program

Below is a list of all the home health aide training programs in Ohio that are approved by the Ohio Department of Aging.

Academia School of Nursing Nurse Aide Program
3191 W. Broad Street Columbus, OH 43204
Ahmet Ali 614-279-4900

C-TEC Career and Technology
Education Centers of Licking County
150 Price Rd Newark, OH 43055
Grace Marston, RN, PC 740-364-2297

Area Agency on Aging 3
8200 E. High Street Lima, OH 45801
Teresa Heitbrink-Ireland 800-653-7723

D and S Training Centers
333 Oakland Ave. Findlay, OH 45840
Jennifer Underwood 567-208-7324

AmeriCare Home Health Aide Training
1440 S. Byrne Road Toledo, OH 43614
Frances Grant 419-636-2702

Touching Hearts, Changing Lives
5151 Monroe Street, Suite 101 Toledo, OH 43623
Diane Yates 419-345-4269

Toledo Career Institute
1440 S. Byrne Road Toledo, OH 43614
Megan Duncan 567-202-1529

Area Agency on Aging 3
1301 Myers Rd Celina, OH 45822
Rose Kremer 419-584-0100

Ace Tutors
5225 Northfield Rd, Ste. C Bedford Heights, OH 44146
Noel Elliott 216-332-1600

Alpha Home Health Agency LLC
3128 W. 11th #200
Cleveland, OH 44109
Tina Pitingolo, RN, MSN/Ed 216-298-9041

Cupal Home Health Agency LLC
3100 East 45th Street Cleveland, OH 44127
Amy Potillo 216-269-1487

Hometech Healthcare Services, LLC
17325 Euclid Ave, Suite 3024 Shaker Heights, OH 44112
Lamont Yarbrough 216-577-5938

Hometech Healthcare Services, LLC
25000 Euclid Ave, Suite 405 Euclid, OH 44117
Lamont Yarbrough 216-577-5938

Medical Training Technologies LLC
669 East 200th Street Euclid, OH 44119
Vanessa R. Smith 216-202-3535

Resourceful Homecare Services Inc.
4431 Mayfield Road South Euclid, OH 44121
Lesa Peterson 216-485-2908

RN Heavenly Hands STNA, HHA & CPR Training
10605 Chester Ave., Suite 507 Cleveland, OH 44106
Tomika S. McHenry, RN 216-571-0134

Solutions Premier Training
14077 Cedar Rd. South Euclid, OH 44118
Brenda Richardson 216-321-1090

Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Avenue Marion, OH 43302
Cindy Hartman 740-398-4636

Community Caregivers of Mahoning County
400 East Main St. Canfield, OH 44406
Barbara Scott 330-533-3427

Community Caregivers of Medina County
230 Quadral Dr., Suite D Wadsworth, OH 44281
Tina Nemeth 330-725-9800

Community Caregivers of Green
4684 Massillon Rd. North Canton, OH 44720
Jeanne Ruegg 330-899-0048

Community Caregivers of Stark County
1531 Edison St. Hartville, OH 44632
Angela Amendola 330-877-8900

Community Caregivers of Cuyahoga Falls
2044 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Kathy Boyer 330-926-1118

Community Caregivers of West Akron
66 S. Miller Rd., Suite 200 Fairlawn, OH 44333
Amy McGhee 330-836-8585

Love and Compassion Home Health Agency
1717 Brittian Road, Ste. 308 Akron, Ohio 44310
Summit Annie Green 234-334-5355

Butler Technology and Career Development Schools
3603 Hamilton-Middletown Road Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Barbara Beckley 513-645-8200

Home Care by Blackstone
8280 Montgomery Rd., Suite 202 Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
Billie Agnone 513-924-1370

Neighborhood Ministries Home Care Aide Training Program
1602 Madison Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45206
Sharon Smith, RN Training Coordinator 513-751-0600

Step 3: Complete your Ohio HHA course and mandated hands-on training

It is mandatory to pass your Ohio HHA training program if you want to go for your certification and the state of Ohio requires you have 75 classroom hours and 16 clinical training hours before being qualified for the taking of the Ohio Home Health Aide certification test.

Step 4: Pass the Ohio Home Health Aide certification test

To become eligible for taking the HHA certification test in Ohio, all candidates must complete step detailed above and then pass the test to become certified as a home health aide in Ohio. If you want mire detailed info about what the test is all about, see our resource on it here.

Outlook for HHA pay in Ohio

To say there is strong need for HHAs in Ohio is an understatement with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 40% overall growth in the state of Ohio through 2026. Further down is a deeper description of Home Health Aide pay in Ohio by area and county in Ohio. If you live in some of the largest cities in Ohio like Akron, Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo, Cleveland, Parma, Dayton, Canton, Youngstown and Lorain, you are going to see some of the highest demand for the job in the state.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$8.65$10.87$14.72
Yearly$17,990 $22,600 $30,610
OhioHourly$8.64$10.09$12.17
Yearly$17,980 $20,980 $25,310
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN MSAHourly$8.99$10.68$12.86
Yearly$18,700 $22,210 $26,760
Columbus, OH MSAHourly$9.01$10.59$12.02
Yearly$18,740 $22,030 $25,000
West Northwestern Ohio BOSHourly$8.71$10.30$12.23
Yearly$18,110 $21,420 $25,450
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH MSAHourly$8.67$10.19$13.11
Yearly$18,040 $21,200 $27,270
Springfield, OH MSAHourly$8.64$10.05$12.05
Yearly$17,970 $20,910 $25,060
Mansfield, OH MSAHourly$8.64$9.89$12.06
Yearly$17,960 $20,570 $25,080
Lima, OH MSAHourly$8.61$9.77$11.81
Yearly$17,910 $20,320 $24,570
Akron, OH MSAHourly$8.60$9.73$12.77
Yearly$17,890 $20,240 $26,550
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSAHourly$8.56$9.65$12.15
Yearly$17,810 $20,080 $25,280
Dayton, OH MSAHourly$8.58$9.64$12.24
Yearly$17,850 $20,060 $25,470
Toledo, OH MSAHourly$8.58$9.62$12.21
Yearly$17,840 $20,010 $25,390
Wheeling, WV-OH MSAHourly$8.55$9.47$11.92
Yearly$17,790 $19,700 $24,800
Other Ohio BOSHourly$8.53$9.41$11.76
Yearly$17,750 $19,560 $24,470
Southern Ohio BOSHourly$8.51$9.39$11.82
Yearly$17,710 $19,540 $24,590
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSAHourly$8.59$9.35$12.03
Yearly$17,860 $19,450 $25,010
Canton-Massillon, OH MSAHourly$8.50$9.25$11.48
Yearly$17,670 $19,240 $23,890
Eastern Ohio BOSHourly$8.45$9.17$11.56
Yearly$17,570 $19,070 $24,050

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