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Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services

Founded in 1975, Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services provides support for frail elderly and disabled people wishing to live safely and comfortably at home for as long as possible with targeted help. Licensed Nurse Aides, trained homemakers and companions provide bath care, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation and errands to assist our clients in the Berlin-Gorham and surrounding areas of Coos County.  AVHCS employs RN's to provide care management, train and supervise staff and maintain professional practice standards in our home care service delivery.  AVHCS is an active participant local and statewide health and human service organizations, most notably the Home Care Association of New Hampshire, North Country Health Consortium, and A.V. Community Partners.

AVHCS works to secure funding from State, Federal and private sources in order to maximize cost effective services for our clients and families.  Programs include Choices for Independence, VA, private insurance, Older Americans and Social Service Block Grant programs, private pay.  Among our sources of funding is "Dorothy's Gift," our own discretionary fund honoring a past care recipient who would send extra money "to help others" when she paid her monthly bill.  "Dorothy's Gift" has been helping local families for 11 years, with loyal donors from all over the country as well as the Berlin and Gorham area.

Learn more at www.avhomecare.org or www.dorothysgift.org 

Call 603 752-7505 weekdays, 8-4pm.

Posted on: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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