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What a help Chore Service has been to me! Not only was at-home care there when I needed it, but you didn't demand payment or insurance -- the ONLY requirement for me to qualify was that I needed help!
My clients are also my closest friends. I have gotten as much if not more from them as I have given. I would not trade my years in Chore Service for anything. It has truly enriched my life.
If you’re the relative of a senior or a homebound person, you want your loved one to stay at home if possible. Chore Service provides the care you need to remain in your home. Serving the Northwest Corner of CT: Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Lakeville, Norfolk, Salisbury, Sharon.
Chore Service is the leading in-home care resource for stay-at-home services in the Northwest Corner. We work closely with you and your family to meet all your at-home care needs. If you need chores done or errands run, our professional staff is certified to help. If you need medical assistance, we refer you directly to those medical in-home care agencies that are best suited for your specific needs. We specialize in one thing: personally helping you get the assistance you need to stay in your home.
Chore Service believes in its leadership role to help build a healthy community here in the Northwest Corner. We work with our donors, staff, community leaders and partner organizations to improve quality of life for all. For us, that's quality of life for both clients and staff. Our donors make a big investment in our community by providing financial support for us to employ 110 local people.
We bring the community to our clients, helping them not only with chores, but with socialization as well. For many, a Chore Service in-home care worker is the only visitor they'll receive that day. And because Chore Service helps clients of all economic levels, our donors make it possible for all area seniors and disabled residents to receive at-home care regardless of their income. Click here to read more about our donors and Chore Service's community leadership role.
Chore Service helps seniors and handicapped residents of Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Lakeville, Norfolk, Salisbury and Sharon. Our service covers household chores, home maintenance, errands, special projects like tag sales, temporary in-home care for the sick, and transportation. Our purpose is to help people stay at home safely and independently.
You can use Chore Service no matter what your income level is. We offer financial assistance for fixed low-income families. Client contributions are supplemented by a federal grant and donations so that the program can remain affordable. If you have the means to pay for at-home care services, we accept payment from clients at whatever level they can contribute. It all starts with a simple phone call. Call Heather today at 860-435-9177 and request an information packet.
Chore Service is proud to provide gainful employment for 110 local workers at very competitive industry pay rates. Our staff, in turn, specializes in loving at-home care for seniors and others who need home care assistance so that they can stay living independently at home instead of going into a nursing home or assisted living facility.
If you are a health care assistant looking for at-home care assistant jobs, consider joining the Chore Service Team. Your assistance is needed with household chores such as housecleaning, outdoor chores like lawn mowing, and errands such as taking clients to the grocery store. We offer per diem hours on a part-time basis and always welcome individuals to fill out an application. Feel free to contact us at 860-435-9177. Or click here for more information about Chore Service and the application process.
Chore Service – founded in 1992 by Ella Clark (the Sharon, CT social service agent at the time) – is a leading resource for at-home care services in the Northwest Corner of CT. Ella founded Chore Service because she was personally concerned for two families who needed affordable help to live safely and independently at home.
Ella discovered that federal funding was available for “chore” programs that help people stay at home, and that clients could contribute financially to pay for the work – a crucial aspect for our proud and independent clients. After receiving a $2,000 grant from Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Chore Service was awarded an $11,487 Title III B grant in 1993. We served 22 families that first year, providing 1,369 hours of service. Click here to read more.