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About Home Helpers

Our Home Helpers office began with a vision by our founding partner, Frank Esterle, who, in the year 2000, was inspired to provide this invaluable home care service to his community. After the sudden loss of his father, Frank and his brother-in-law, Greg Scheck, saw firsthand the impact of difficult times on families, especially devastated spouses. They understood the immediate and critical need for quality home care services for people going through a time of transition, whether it be: after a tragedy; during a medical setback or onset of a chronic disease; recovery from injury; initiating hospice care; or simply receiving in-home care to safely age in place.

The two made the bold decision in 2004 to quit their full-time careers and invest in Home Helpers. In July, they began serving Central Bucks, and Eastern and Central Montgomery Counties, and Northeast Philadelphia. In late 2008, the pair welcomed a partner, Tom Krupp, a neighboring franchisee who served Western Montgomery County, Upper and Lower Bucks County and the Southern Lehigh Valley. Tom had similarly taken a bold and passionate step into entrepreneurship two years prior, to serve his community. In 2010, the three partners expanded further into the Lehigh Valley and later added Roxborough and Chestnut Hill.

Today, Frank, Greg and Tom operate the largest Home Helpers office in the system, but maintain their commitment to “boutique” quality care. From the onset, our owners sought to be the premier provider of caregiving services in the region. They recognized the need for clinical experience because of the growing acuity of the clients it served. Our agency follows a localized team approach to client service and caregiver management, and each “client care team” includes a dedicated owner, a Registered Nurse, a Regional Manager (two of whom are Social Workers), professional staffing coordinators, and experienced on-call caregivers. Our main office, based in Lansdale, houses centralized departments, including Human Resources and Staff Development, Accounting and Finance, IT and Operations. Our satellite offices include Newtown, Bucks County, and Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley, at Sterling Heights Retirement Community, where Home Helpers is the on-site concierge care provider.

We welcome the opportunity to deliver remarkable care to our valued clients, when care is needed most. Our goal is to provide care like family would, when they cannot be there. We seek to “Make Life Easier” for our clients (and, of course, their families), who we are so fortunate to serve. Perhaps we might help you!

Hear From the
Families We Serve

  • My caregiver from Home Helpers will do everything I ask them to do and is top-notch. They have concern for me and I recognize their love and care. I can’t think of a time when Home Helpers didn’t meet my expectations. I just love them, I don’t know ...

    - Anonymous
  • Hi Maggie, As you know, living with Alzheimer’s disease is a very complicated disease to face as both the loved one and the caregiver(s). After Barb moved in with me and Buddy last May, we were quite overwhelmed and had a lot to learn about the ...

    - Kate Osthaus
  • I’m sorry to write that my father passed away tonight. I wanted to write to you to share how much we really valued the help that you all gave to my father and the special and unique gifts that each of his helpers brought each day and night. Arlene ...

    - Peter S.
  • I wanted to let you know something personally about our experience with you. You have a wonderful style for interacting with people in need -- with warmth, concern, and willingness to educate us and answer every question with enormous patience. You ...

    - Louise B.
  • We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for the care that the Home Helpers Team provided for our loved one, Violet W. We feel strongly that without the care and concern of your staff, from both administrative and home health ...

    - Karen B.
  • I just wanted to let you know my parents really like their caregiver, Sherry. They say she is a much better fit that the caregiver from other agency and they actually look forward to their weekly visits with her!

    - Barbara W.
  • I was very pleased and excited to hear the news that Margaret Kennedy was chosen as the Care Giver of the Month. Margaret has now been a part of our family for the past six months, taking care of my Aunt Mitzi who will be 97 in September and suffers ...

    - Suzanne Rabenold
  • There are no words to express my gratitude for the wonderful care Home Helpers provided my Mother for the past five years. The caregivers, nurses, and administration all worked together to cater to her needs. If it had not been for the care you ...

    - Kerry S.
  • I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to respond. Things have finally calmed down. I really appreciate everything that Home Helpers has done for us. I could not have kept mom with me if you guys weren’t there for our family. Your company’s commitment to ...

    - Vicky B.
  • We can’t say enough good things about the Home Helpers at Sterling Heights. Their competent staff has provided a variety of valuable services to help our parents and our family throughout the last few years. Whether assisting with household tasks and ...

    - DGB
  • Our facility recently had a need for a Private Duty aide for a Memory Care resident that was having a tough time “transitioning”. After interviewing 2 agencies, the family chose Home Helpers of Bethlehem. I could not have had a more pleasant ...

    - Karen Onushco

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 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.

Intro to In-Home Care
You need additional
support

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

Exceptional
Caregivers

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

  • Montgomery County's Best 2019
  • Certified Senior Advisor
  • Homecare Pulse Trusted Provider
  • 2019 Entrepreneur Franchise 500
  • International Franchise Association
  • Best of Home Care Provider of Choice 2017
  • Best of Home Care Provider of Choice 2018
  • Best of Home Care Provider of Choice 2019
  • Home Care Association of America