Elderly HOMEHELP Assistance

The ELDERLY HOME HELP PROGRAM provides in-home assistance to income eligible Carbon County residents (aged 60 and older) who are disabled or recovering from a recent hospital stay or injury and have no one else available and/or willing to assist 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; and/or
  • Shopping assistance


Carbon County residents aged 60 and older 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.  Elderly Home Help Services are made possible through PA Department of Community & Economic Development pass-thru grants from the US Department of Health and Human Service’s Community Services Block Grant.