Home Care Program

The Home Care Program provides services to eligible older residents of GSSSI's twelve-town service area who need assistance so they may continue to live independently and safely at home. Fees for service are on a sliding fee scale based on income and are mandated by state regulation.

Services may include: 

  • Case Management
  • Adult Day Programs
  • Assistance with Personal Care
  • Food Shopping
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Meal Preparation
  • Meals-On-Wheels
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems
  • Transportation for Medical Appointments

Eligibility: 

  • Must be at least 60 years of age, or
  • Under age 60 with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and have a caregiver in need of respite services
  • Have an assessed need for assistance with tasks such as bathing, dressing, housework, laundry, grocery shopping, medication reminders, meal preparation, or medical transportation
  • Have an annual gross income less than $25,731 for an individual; $36,409 for a couple (Note: income amounts change every January 1)
  • Individuals whose incomes exceed these limits and who have a daily caregiver may be eligible for services through our Respite Program.

Contact GSSSI's Information and Referral Department for more information and to make a referral:
413-781-8800.