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In-Home ServicesIn Home Services

The Companion Program provides in-home assistance for low-income adults over the age of 60 and/or who have severe disabilities that prevent them from performing these tasks independently. Depending on the needs of the individual, companions can assist with:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Light meal preparation
  • Grocery shopping

Individuals must meet income guidelines.  Individual income must be below $1,952 per month and household income for a family of two must be below $2,553 per month to qualify for this service. There may be a waiting list.

To apply, call 703.746.5999, option 1, to speak to the on-call worker.  A family services specialist will arrange to make a home visit for a detailed assessment of the applicant's capabilities.

CareRing Services is a free daily telephone calling program designed to help individuals who are living alone, aged, disabled or chronically ill maintain their independence and maintain connection to the community.

 

Related Links:

Guide to Retirement Living Sourcebook - an online resource for services for seniors.

 

                                                                         

 Customer Call Center 
703.746.5700

Intake for Mental Health,
Intellectual Disability & Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3535

In Crisis? Call us now.
24 hours a day:

Emergency Mental Health Services
703.746.3401

Detox/Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3636

Sexual Assault
703.683.7273

Domestic Violence
703.746.4911

Child Protective Services
703.746.5800
or State
 1.800.552.7096

Adult Protective Services
703.746.5778