Home and Community Care Support Services

A look at how to get help in the province of Ontario

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There are 14 offices of Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly Local Health Integration Networks) in the province of Ontario. Their role is to plan, integrate and fund local health care, and improve access and patient experience. For anyone needing health care services at home, at school or in the community, Home and Community Care Support Services are the place to turn. These are especially pertinent to seniors and families who are considering the need for supported living programs or long-term care options. They work with families to help them make informed choices about care, where and when they are in need.

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Home and Community Care Support Services provide "one-stop shopping" that assesses eligibility and meets the needs of people seeking support. This includes:

Home care companies

In-Home Assisted Living Inc.  

2 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 3A1

In-Home Assisted Living offers caregivers and nurses to help seniors and people with medical challenges to remain living in their own home with safety and comfort. Also ask about our hospital bedside support.

Lifestyle Options: Respite care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care, Home Care

Take It Easy Care Inc.   

Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, Whitby, Oshawa, Ontario, .

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We believe in tailoring our services to meet their unique needs, recognizing that no two individuals are the same. Whether it's medical care, companionship, or assistance

Lifestyle Options: Respite care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Home Care

Richmond Heights Health Clinic and Home Care  

10520 Yonge Street, Unit 4, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 3C7

Richmond Heights Health Clinic & Home Care, provides compassionate 24 hour personalized senior care services with bonded, registered & licensed Nurses / RPN's, in your home, hospital, rehab, LTC & retirement communities.

Lifestyle Options: Respite care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care, Home Care

Nurse For Care  

2390 Eglinton Avene East, Suite #224, Toronto, Ontario, M1K 2P5

Nurse for All offers medical and non-medical care support for people of all ages & needs in the GTA, Ontario, Alberta, BC, Nova Scotia at home, hospital, retirement home or long-term care facility.

Lifestyle Options: Respite care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care, Home Care

What happens once I contact my local Home and Community Care office?

A case manager will be assigned to you to help you navigate the complexities of the health-care system and link you with the right information.

What exactly does a case manager do?

A case manager will:

Community and home health-care services include:

Historical ties with the CCAC

Home and Community Care Support Services were begun as Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), with transfer of services taking place to first, Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) in June 2017, then Home and Community Care Support Services in 2021. Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) were established across Ontario in January 1998. During their tenure, CCACs answered to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and were governed by independent, incorporated, non-profit boards of directors. The name change came under Government of Ontario’s Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care.

How do I find Home and Community Care Support Services?

Their website is a central hub with links to local offices across the province. Start here: https://healthcareathome.ca/central/

How do I qualify?

To be eligible for service, you need a valid Ontario Health Card and must live in the region of your local LHIN.

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