Family and Community Support Services of the Central Peace Region

Helping Hands Home Support

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Description
Offers home supports to residents of the community whose ability to manage on their own is limited.

Service provides:

  • home supports to residents of the community whose ability to manage on their own is limited and do not have family or friends to help them with various home duties

Includes:

  • meal planning and preparation
  • light snow shoveling or gardening
  • cleaning and organizing refrigerators
  • making beds and changing linens
  • cleaning bathrooms
  • machine washing and ironing
  • other light housekeeping such as dusting, washing floors, and vacuuming

Home support workers must be in the home for a minimum of 1 hour per visit and a maximum of 10 hours per month.

Key Provider: home support workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to residents of Municipal District of Spirit River, the Town of Spirit River, or the Village of Rycroft who fall under one of the following categories:
  • indiviuals over 55 years and older

  • people with a disability

  • new mothers (short term only)

  • people recovering from surgery, illness, or operation (short term only)

  • people grieving the death of a loved one

Application Process
Service Access: Application RequiredReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-864-3500 Ext. 1
Web Site
http://www.centralpeacefcss.ca
Email
fcss@mdspiritriver.ab.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fee per hour is based on a net income fee assessment.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Fees are on a sliding scale based on income.

Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Municipal Government
Last Updated On
August 20, 2020