In-Home Chore Grant Program

The In-Home Chore program enables frail older adults to maintain their homes by assisting with regular housekeeping and chores.

Description of service

The In-Home Chore program provides funding for assistance with tasks, such as housework, yard work or snow removal.

Goal

To enable individuals 60 and over to maintain their own home and remain independent by assisting with housekeeping tasks they may no longer be able to perform.

Eligibility

Recipients must be age 60 or older. A NENAAA Care Manager, taking into consideration their functional and financial need, must determine eligibility.

Counties served

The 22 county service area.

What an In-Home Chore provider can do

Housework would be activities such as cleaning when the furniture is moved, maintain and routine cleaning. Yard work would be activities such as mowing, raking, trimming and carrying out garbage. Sidewalk maintenance would be activities such as snow removal, spreading ice melt, repairing cracks, etc. Chore also includes minor repairs and maintenance such as painting, minor plumbing, banister placement, changing furnace filters, etc.

Providers

Are contracted by the client and paid by the client. An In-Home Chore grant will reimburse the client up to the monthly contracted amount. Names of providers will be offered to the client.

Want more information?

Please contact Richard Brandow, Long Term Care Supervisor:
(402) 370-3454 or (800) 672-8368
Richard.Brandow@Nebraska.gov