How do you locate a Home Health care agency?


Quick Answer

Locate a Home Health care agency on NAHCAgencyLocator.com or HomeHealthcareAgencies.com. These websites each feature listings of more than 33,000 home care and hospice agencies throughout the United States.

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On NAHCAgencyLocator.com, use the search tool on the main page to find a home care, hospice or private duty home care agency in your area. Listings include color-coded stars indicating the agency's license status and organizational affiliations, including Medicare certification, state license status, State Home Care membership status and National Association for Home Care and Hospice membership. Click a listing to display additional details which typically include an email address you can use to ask questions.

On HomeHealthcareAgencies.com, type your ZIP code in the search box on the main page, and then click the Search button to display home care agencies in the area. Use the online submission form on the left side of the page to request additional information or click the No Thanks Just Show Me the Agencies link near the bottom left of the page to display a map and listing of the agencies. Each listing includes the agency's contact information, license status and organizational affiliations.

ElderCare.gov features a search engine you can use to search by ZIP code for local agencies providing assistance to elders. You can also use it to search for related resources by topics such as Caregiver, In-Home Services, Financial Assistance, Volunteerism and Transportation.

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