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Why Home Helpers

Why Home Helpers of Farmington Valley for In-Home Care?

Making decisions on providing care for a loved one can be overwhelming. How do you know what’s right for your family’s unique situation? Is in-home care the right solution? Or does your loved one need more?

Your Extended Family When Family Can’t Be There

At Home Helpers Home Care, we’re here to do exactly what our name says: help. We’re more than an in-home health care agency – we’re your extended family when family can’t be there.

From our initial free in-home consultation to compassionate care to medical monitoring, we provide exceptional support for you, your loved one, and your entire family.

We work with you to create a customized care plan that matches your family’s needs, taking time to understand your unique situation through a step-by-step process for the best quality of life for your loved one and peace of mind for you.


We meet with you at no obligation to get to know you and understand your family’s needs, answer your questions, and assess care needs.


Our free home environmental assessment identifies potential hazards and helps ensure the home is safe for your loved one to age in place.


We know it can be difficult to open your home to a stranger, so we match every client with the most compatible caregiver, and we personally introduce caregivers and clients. When your loved one is partnered with the right caregiver, they become members of an extended family that provides compassionate, attentive care and the best possible quality of life.


We work within your budget and partner with your long-term care insurance provider to ensure your family’s care services fit your financial requirements.

Call (860) 661-4042 today to schedule your free in-home care assessment.

Hear From the
Families We Serve

  • The caregivers from Home Helpers of Farmington are well trained, qualified, and compassionate with the care they give. My dad loves his aides. They’re very responsive.

    - Debbie L.
  • The staff at Home Helpers have been as fabulous as the caregiver. Everything about the service from Home Helpers of Farmington is amazing. I can just be a daughter again.

    - Jane C.
  • Home Helpers of Farmington has done a fantastic job with the care. Home Helpers caregivers have helped me use the bathroom and get up and down the stairs.

    - Debbie P.
  • Home Helpers of Farmington is very attentive. They have a great staff and their office staff is reachable. Our caregiver takes the client shopping so that I don’t have to do that myself.

    - Ann K.
  • Brittany with Home Helpers of Farmington Valley is just a terrific aide! She can and will do anything at all that’s needed. One of the main positive points about Brittany is that she’s a self-starter. I’ve never had an occasion where I saw her just ...

    - Margaret D.
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Care When and Where It’s Needed

Our home care services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so you know your loved one’s needs are always being met. We offer care when and where it’s needed, whether it’s at home, in a retirement community or assisted living, or skilled nursing facility.

We also help those recovering from surgery or injury, coping with a long-term illness, or managing an ongoing medical condition such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, or ALS. Whatever your family’s needs, Home Helpers can provide the care that makes the difference.

Our Partners

Locally Owned. Nationally Known.

Every Home Helpers agency is locally owned and operated by compassionate, professional members of the local community, ensuring the personal connections that make a real difference for your loved one’s care.

Serving more than 1,000 communities across North America, Home Helpers has the resources and support to ensure we provide the very best in-home care, regardless of the level of service required.

Get Started on the Path to Compassionate Care! Schedule your free in-home care assessment and safety check today, and start your journey to greater peace of mind.

OUR Difference

Our agency is unique compared to other companies

When it comes to evaluating care for your loved one, we urge you to ask many questions. Significant difference exist between an Agency, and Registry, as defined and regulated by the State of Connecticut. The following is a high-level overview.

  • Agency
  • Low Risk to consumer
  • Licensed by State of Connecticut
  • Records open and available for inspection or audit by commissioner
  • Caregivers and staff are company employees
  • Performs stringent background assessment, identity verification, criminal and conviction history analysis, multi-state DMV records, sex offender, drug testing and screening process surpass
  • Hold general and professional liability insurance
  • Collect and pay all workers compensation insurance and federal and state taxes
  • Provide individual employee with year-end tax filing information
  • Continuous training and development
  • Written contracts with open cancellation policy
  • Documented and written "service plan

  • Registry
  • Higher risk to consumer
  • Not licensed by the state
  • Required to provide consumer written notice, for their signature,
    specifying legal liability (1)
  • Caregivers are independent contractors, Registry functions as referral service (2,3,4)
  • Background verification, criminal history checks, and drug testing are subject to questioning
  • Training and development unknown
  • Consumer required to provided year-end tax filing information

  1. Sample document to be posted on registry’s website
  2. Either party, consumer or registry, is recognized as the employer by the state.
  3. Directly, or indirectly, the parties are required to pay federal and state tax, Social Security, overtime and minimum wage, unemployment, workers’ compensation insurance and any other applicable payment required under state and federal law.
  4. Registry required to include a statement and inform consumer that he/she should consult a tax professional pertaining to the responsibilities for such payments.

We're Here to Help

You have an
urgent situation

You need support you can trust immediately.

We will
come to you

With our FREE In-Home Care Assessment and Home Safety Assessment we can help you through this tough time in the comfort of your own home.

You have a loved one who is in declining health

You want to keep them in their beloved home, but need to know their needs are being cared for.

We'll help you with a plan

With our Cared-4program, we create a customized plan specific to your loved one's needs.

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You need additional

You have been providing care, but need additional help who can care for your loved one with the same passion that you do.


Our Caregivers are trained and insured. We'll be part of your family, help with the day, and celebrate your loved one.

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Awards and Associations

  • Certified Senior Advisor
  • October Kitchen
  • Veterans Care Coordination
  • VRI
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • 2019 Entrepreneur Franchise 500
  • International Franchise Association
  • Best of Home Care Provider of Choice
  • Home Care Pulse Endorsed National Provider
  • Home Care Association of America