Adult HOMEMAKER Assistance

The ADULT HOMEMAKER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM provides in-home assistance to income eligible Carbon County residents (aged 18-59) who are disabled or recovering from a recent hospital stay or injury and have no one else available and/or capable of assisting with the care of their home or personal needs.  Services are provided for the purpose of ensuring safe and sanitary conditions and may include:

  • - Light Housekeeping Assistance;
  • - Laundry Assistance;
  • - Shopping Assistance;
  • - Occasional Caretaker Relief for the person regularly providing care to an eligible disabled individual requiring 24 hour care; or
  • - Instructional Care to an eligible individual who is functionally capable, but lacks basic home care and/or home management knowledge or skills.

Carbon County Residents (aged 18-59) who meet specific income and need-related requirements are eligible for the program. 

    * Income Eligibility Guidelines are subject to change without notice as per funding source mandate

Some income exclusions may apply.  Anyone in need of assistance or requiring more information should contact the Carbon County Action Committee Office at (610) 377-6400 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Adult Homemaker Services are made possible through the PA DPW Human Services Development Fund with the support of PA DCED Community Services Block Grant Funds.