As stated in our disclaimer, we cannot recommend one organization over another. This list is provided as a convenience to let you know what may be available in your area. Many are members of the Health Association Nova Scotia. The majority of the descriptions of services are provided by the agency itself and reviewed by CNS before it is added.

You may also want to search under Our Partners and Allies (see menu options to the right) to find out about health and community organizations, organizations for seniors, and other providers that may offer the services you need.

About Care Healthcare Services, Inc. - An official provider for Blue Cross and Veterans Affairs, their services include home support, housekeeping, footcare, continuing care assistants, patient attendants, and more. They service all of HRM, 

Always Home Homecare - Providing long-term senior home care and home-based health care to residents of HRM, including Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville, Nova Scotia.

Annapolis Valley At Home Senior Care - Serving Windsor to Digby, offering confidential, comforting home care that provides peace of mind to seniors and their families.  

Anson Caregivers - Provides nursing care and home support services in HRM.

Bayshore Home Health - Offers a wide range of home care services in HRM, including home care companions who provide companionship, purchase groceries, or accompany clients to appointments. They can also help you to determine, based on your insurance plan, what levels of service you might be eligible for. 

Careforce Home Care - From Windsor to Digby, compassionate, professional care in your home and beyond.

Closing the Gap Healthcare is an award-winning and fully accredited organization that provides exceptional homecare services. They can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! Call 902.832.9913 to schedule you complimentary in-home assessment.  

Comfort Keepers - Dedicated to providing in-home care that enriches clients' lives and helps them maintain the highest possible level of independent living. Call or email for more information: 902.446.4545

Earth Angels Home Care and Companions - Provides home care services from Enfield to Elmsdale to Antigonish, Bridgewater, and other locations on the South Shore. Call 1.888.851.4777 or visit their website for details.

Eldercare Atlantic - Providing various health needs management in Dartmouth.

Hatchet Lake Senior Care - Is a 12-person capacity senior care home that provides facility-based respite for families and caregivers of persons with disabilities and complex medical care needs. Short and long-term stays available. Contact Co-owner Jennifer Gallant, RN, for a consultation: 902.877.8129 or

Helping Hand - is a home support agency located in Kingston. Their services include homemaking, foot care, errands, respite, and more. All staff are screened and trained, as well as bonded and insured. Contact them at: 902-639-5879 or 902-696-8871.

Home Instead - Home Instead Senior Care's mission is to enable seniors to live happy, healthy, and independent lives in their homes. Home Instead has locations in Halifax and Cape Breton. Home Instead, Inc. have published a helpful guide called:
The 50-50 Rule: Helping Siblings Overcome Conflict While Caring for Aging Parents

HCO Lifestyle Support Services - provides peace of mind for aging loved ones and their families. They manage a network of community partners dedicated to ensuring seniors receive quality assistance and support from the community to maintain the lifestyle they're used to. Operates in Truro only.

Mayflower Health Care Services - offers a range of home care support and nursing services to seniors and their families throughout Nova Scotia, including personal care, nursing support, companionship services, housekeeping, and more.

New Dawn Enterprises Ltd. - Located in Cape Breton, provides a full range of healthcare and personal services in the comfort of your own home.

Nightingale Nursing Services - Provides services for personal care and home support in HRM.

Northwood Home Care - Offers caring and professional homecare services.

Nurse Next Door Provides a comprehensive range of non-medical and medical home care services. They will have one of their care designers develop a customized caring program specific to your needs. Call 24/7 902-482-8355 or Toll-Free 1-888-988-5880. 

Parkland Retirement Living - Parkland has five location throughout Nova Scotia: Halifax, Clayton Park, Dartmouth, Truro and Sydney. Each offers a broad range of services and lifestyle choices to meet your unique needs.

Pictou County Home Health Care - provides a variety of home health care services to assist individuals to live safely and comfortably in their homes. Call for a free assessment: 902.921.4663.

Powers Senior Home Care - Their home care nurses and staff help people live safely at home with expert and responsive care for residents of Bedford and metro Halifax. Tel: 902.832.9158

Revera - Provides personalized nursing and home care support.

Retire at Home Services - provide a full range of home care services to individuals dealing with health concerns that affect their independence. Their philosophy is that quality care must address the emotional and physical health of any individual. They are BBB accredited and service Halifax-Dartmouth areas. 902-332-3778 or

RJF Healthcare - Provides safe and affordable health care services in HRM.

RoseDawn Helping Hands - Based in Upper Stewiacke, their services include companionship / respite care, meal preparation, regular check-ins, home care, and more. Call them at: 902.671.2923

Rose-Marie Care Home - located in Hantsport, they have been providing 24-hour nursing care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, in a home-like environment, since 1997. They also run an Adult Day Program. Contact them for more information. 902.684.0358

Saint Elizabeth Home Health Care Services - Provides personal and home care, nursing, and other services such as a Wellness Program and Diabetes Management. Available 24 hrs, 7 days a week to suit your needs. Visit their website or call toll-free: 1.877.625.5567 for information about services in your area.

Scotia Care - Serving Dartmouth, Halifax, Metro and Eastern Shore; Helps seniors live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.  

Scotia Personnel - Province-wide referrals of private home caregivers or housekeepers.  

Shannex Care At Home - Provides services in HRM such as one-on-one assistance in the comfort of your home.

Stay at Home Care A program that assists seniors to remain at home independently and safely for as long as possible.  Support and specialty services include home healthcare, companions and transportation, respite, and more.

Stay Home Care - Provides home care services in HRM and Truro including cooking, cleaning, house sitting, personal care and child care.

Today's Nurse Inc.  - Based in Truro, Today's Nurse is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care while preserving the dignity and independence of its clients. It offers a wide range of home care and healthcare services. 

We Care - Provides companion services, homemaking, personal care, hospital sitting and family support at home and in facilities. For more information: 902.454.2571