“Family Helpers helped my daughter and my family so much! Carrie and Debra are simply amazing; they gave extremely caring and thorough consideration to find the best match for my daughter. Every caregiver we had was responsible, friendly, and caring. My daughter loves all of the caregivers she has had from Family Helpers!”
S.L. Larchmont, NY
Adult Companion Services
Thank you for your interest in Family Helpers’ companion service. This is a service provided to clients in need of companionship. Adult companions are the perfect solution to assist someone that is still living independently, but needs regular care/help. Adult companions are experienced, empathetic individuals that understand the needs of the people they care for. They have a minimum of 2 yrs. of professional experience and they all have a drivers license.
To register to hire a companion, please complete the application form by clicking on “Register Today.” A representative from Family Helpers will contact you to discuss your position in more detail.
Adult Companion Responsibilities
The duties of the Companion may include light housekeeping, meal preparation, and transporting the client to and from appointments. The Companion will also provide quality interaction and general companionship. They will engage in activities such as play games, doing puzzles, taking walks and other things that are of interest to their client.
Our companions are not nurses and are not able to dispense medication, although they may supervise their client taking his/her medication.
Companions typically earn minimum $20 – $25 per hour.
Family Helpers charges a nonrefundable registration fee of $100, due upon submission of the application. This fee will be credited against the total placement fee. The agency placement fee for this service is 12% of the housekeepers first year annualized gross compensation, minimum $1,200.
Family Helpers is able to provide occasional, as-needed companion help, if long term help is not needed.
There is an agency fee of $35 per day for as-needed help.
Short-Notice Fees: There is an agency fee of $50 for Holiday requests, and for all requests made less than 48 (business) hours in advance.