In addition to providing home care services through our Licensed Home Care Services Agency (LHCSA) and our Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA), Selfhelp operates home care programs through contracts with various New York City agencies. These programs can be accessed through referrals from case management agencies throughout the city.
Our Homemaking Program delivers child-focused home care to at-risk families living in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. Our Housekeeping Program serves clients living in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx.
This year, Selfhelp provided nearly 600,000 hours of child-focused home care enabling at-risk families to stay together. Homemakers provide critical support to families needing help with parenting skills, as well as money and life management. Our concerned and involved homemakers can even pick up your children at school and assist them with their homework.
Our Homemaking Program is funded by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) and through contracts with New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services and the HIV/AIDS Services Administration. We receive referrals from the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA).
Last year, Selfhelp provided nearly 250,000 hours of housekeeping services to elderly and frail New Yorkers who experienced trouble maintaining their own homes safely. Housekeepers clean and do household chores for people who aren’t able to prepare their own meals, clean, shop or do other errands. The Housekeeping Program is funded and receives referrals through the HRA.