Jacksonville, Florida, is a beautiful city with good food and many activities. Located in the northeast corner of the state, the area has mild weather, especially during the summer months. There are many beaches for walks, swimming and fishing, as well as possible dolphin and manatee sightings. Jacksonville has historic tours such as the architectural Riverside Avondale Preservation Tour. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is a popular destination, and Congaree and Penn Farm is a good place for foodies and has fields for olive, blackberry and grape picking. There are also various fresh and saltwater fishing options available. The Florida coast is known for its fresh seafood, and Jacksonville has numerous seafood restaurants and plenty of other types of cuisine. 

Jacksonville’s population of over 911,000 includes 13.1% seniors over 65. Baptist Health’s  AgeWell Center, near the beach, specializes in senior health care. Home care in Jacksonville averages $4,195 monthly compared to $4,290 nationally, according to the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey. The monthly average for home health aides is $4,385, which matches the national rate.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Jacksonville area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Jacksonville, FL

2019, 2020, 2021

Right at Home Greater Jacksonville, FL

10175 Fortune Parkway, Ste. 202, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

I am recovering from a recent hospital stay and need some support due to cerebral palsy. My family needed to go out of town, so we had Right at Home step in, assisting with showering, grooming, and he … (read more)
I am recovering from a recent hospital stay and need some support due to cerebral palsy. My family needed to go out of town, so we had Right at Home step in, assisting with showering, grooming, and he … (read more)

2017, 2018, 2020, 2021

Synergy HomeCare of Jacksonville

3761 San Jose Place, Suite 20, Jacksonville, FL, 32257

They help with showering and changing her depends. The director is very aware of everything and the girl he sent to help my mother is excellent.
They help with showering and changing her depends. The director is very aware of everything and the girl he sent to help my mother is excellent.

2018, 2019

Home Instead Senior Care – Orange Park, FL

71 College Dr, Orange Park, FL, 32065

I never thought I would have found such a good caregiver for my mother. We have a perfect fit! She cares for my mother so well and our family gets along with her so well. She is always on time and I m … (read more)
I never thought I would have found such a good caregiver for my mother. We have a perfect fit! She cares for my mother so well and our family gets along with her so well. She is always on time and I m … (read more)

2019, 2020

Home Instead Senior Care – Jacksonville, FL

9191 R G Skinner Pkwy, Suite 803, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

My caregiver is great. She knows when I need help,but she also knows when to let me try things by myself. She’s always tuned into my needs. She does little things that make feel cared for….like tu … (read more)
My caregiver is great. She knows when I need help,but she also knows when to let me try things by myself. She’s always tuned into my needs. She does little things that make feel cared for….like tu … (read more)

Always Best Care of Jacksonville

4711 Highway 17 South, Suite B2, Fleming Island, FL, 32003

ABC has been very kind and helpful to our family. We are very blessed to have them in our lives. They are very professional in what they do for us, and in addition everyone who is involved with us are … (read more)
ABC has been very kind and helpful to our family. We are very blessed to have them in our lives. They are very professional in what they do for us, and in addition everyone who is involved with us are … (read more)

Lifetouch LLC

1444 Home St , Jacksonville, FL, 32207

" A Touch Of Kindness Goes A Long Way" is our motto. We offer premier homecare and companion services. <p></p> Our impeccable reputation has resulted in new client referrals from our existing client … (read more)
" A Touch Of Kindness Goes A Long Way" is our motto. We offer premier homecare and companion services. <p></p> Our impeccable reputation has resulted in new client referrals from our existing client … (read more)

SeniorBridge – Jacksonville

8130 Baymeadows Way West, Jacksonville, FL, 32256


Concierge Care – Jacksonville, FL

6817 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32216

The services give me a break in the day to day care of my mom. This company is on top of making changes in caregivers when we need it. They are attentive to the clients needs.
The services give me a break in the day to day care of my mom. This company is on top of making changes in caregivers when we need it. They are attentive to the clients needs.

Comfort Keepers In Home Care

12276 San Jose Boulevard, Suite 306, Jacksonville, FL, 32223

Comfort Keepers were a salvation for our mom. Unfortunately, her health had been on a downward spiral all of 2019. In the hospital, then out, and then back again. We were able to get mom rehab to stre … (read more)
Comfort Keepers were a salvation for our mom. Unfortunately, her health had been on a downward spiral all of 2019. In the hospital, then out, and then back again. We were able to get mom rehab to stre … (read more)

Home Helpers of Ponte Vedra

1301 Riverplace Blvd., Suite #800, Jacksonville, FL, 32207

I am a current client and based on the level of professionalism, friendliness and willing to help in any way possible I will not change to another provider. The help I currently need is for a 98 year … (read more)
I am a current client and based on the level of professionalism, friendliness and willing to help in any way possible I will not change to another provider. The help I currently need is for a 98 year … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers Serving Jacksonville and St. Augustine

8280 Princeton Square Blvd W #5, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

I hired Homewatch Caregivers. I really liked her. They’re very friendly, and the owner of the company wanted to make sure we had the right caregiver for us. They keep us up to date. They asked what we … (read more)
I hired Homewatch Caregivers. I really liked her. They’re very friendly, and the owner of the company wanted to make sure we had the right caregiver for us. They keep us up to date. They asked what we … (read more)

Griswold Home Care – Jacksonville/St.Augustine

10151 Deerwood Park Blvd., Building 200, Suite 250, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Mr. Barry acknowledge the needs and concerns of others, promotes a positive working environment, has loyal and committed workers, manages different personalities, needs and concerns of others, promote … (read more)
Mr. Barry acknowledge the needs and concerns of others, promotes a positive working environment, has loyal and committed workers, manages different personalities, needs and concerns of others, promote … (read more)

ComForcare Senior Services

8825 Perimeter Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32216

Our experience with ComForCare Senior Services was really good, but the last girl that we had didn’t want to do anything; she just sat there and watched TV. We had four different ones, and they worked … (read more)
Our experience with ComForCare Senior Services was really good, but the last girl that we had didn’t want to do anything; she just sat there and watched TV. We had four different ones, and they worked … (read more)

Valenti Homemaker Companion Service

1911 Mary Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32233

I am a current client of Valenti Homemaker. The care and compassion they have provided for me and my family is like any other! I will continue to refer them to any and everyone I know!!!
I am a current client of Valenti Homemaker. The care and compassion they have provided for me and my family is like any other! I will continue to refer them to any and everyone I know!!!

Visiting Angels

4250 Lakeside Dr Ste 116, Jacksonville, FL, 32210

We got Visiting Angels for my father and we’ve been very pleased. They provide anything your loved one needs help with, whether it’s freshening up the bathroom, changing the linen, medication reminder … (read more)
We got Visiting Angels for my father and we’ve been very pleased. They provide anything your loved one needs help with, whether it’s freshening up the bathroom, changing the linen, medication reminder … (read more)

In-Home Care

9471 Baymeadows Road Suite 405, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

It’s been an excellent experience with In-Home Care. It is excellent service just when you need it. The whole agency is very efficient. They are on time, compassionate, and helpful, and all the things … (read more)
It’s been an excellent experience with In-Home Care. It is excellent service just when you need it. The whole agency is very efficient. They are on time, compassionate, and helpful, and all the things … (read more)

Interim HealthCare of Jacksonville, FL

6950 Philips Hwy Suite 3, Jacksonville, FL, 32216

We got Interim as an in-home care provider through the Veterans Administration. They contacted me immediately upon hearing from the VA and processed everything right away. My husband is the one who r … (read more)
We got Interim as an in-home care provider through the Veterans Administration. They contacted me immediately upon hearing from the VA and processed everything right away. My husband is the one who r … (read more)

Senior Helpers

8833 Perimeter Park Blvd Suite #602, Jacksonville, FL, 32216

I had a time sensitive, emergency situation. They handled everything very professionally and with compassion. And they were timely, friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful.
I had a time sensitive, emergency situation. They handled everything very professionally and with compassion. And they were timely, friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful.

Home-Call Healthcare Corp, dba Nurse Registry Associates

7235 Bonneval Rd #404, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Attendant care was excellent. All visits were on time and service was incredible. I had back surgery and needed the services, HomeCall Healthcare has been like family. I would recommend Homecall Healt … (read more)
Attendant care was excellent. All visits were on time and service was incredible. I had back surgery and needed the services, HomeCall Healthcare has been like family. I would recommend Homecall Healt … (read more)

A Helping Heart Companion Service

9500 Bembridge Mill Dr, Jacksonville, FL, 32244


Jacksonville Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Jacksonville:

Respite Care  

Address: 10688 Old St. Augustine Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone Number: (850) 414-2374

Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF) is a respite program that supplements other programs’ days and times. Care options include evening hours and times during the weekend so family caregivers can take a break. The RELIEF program is free of charge.

Meals4U

Address: 6261 Dupont Station Court, East, Jacksonville, FL 32217
Phone Number: (904) 394-5724

Meals4U delivers frozen meals to seniors and can also supply groceries in the Jacksonville area on an emergency basis. 

EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program)

Address: 117 West Duval Street, Suite 210, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone Number: (904) 630-3450 

The City of Jacksonville Senior Services Division offers EHEAP in the event that seniors are in need of heating or cooling resources on an emergency basis. The potential monetary benefit is up to $600 for each season. Payments to utility vendors are sent directly or made via check. Beneficiaries are also eligible for vouchers for repairs to their HVAC equipment.

Weatherization Assistance Program

Address: 4070 Boulevard Center Drive, Suite 200, Building 4500, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: (904) 398-7472 

The Northeast Florida Community Action Agency program provides a weatherization program for senior homeowners. Cash grants are available for needed home repairs so seniors can stay warm in winter and cool in summer. NFCAA also helps with the supplies and labor needed to achieve home energy efficiency. 

Home Repair

Address:  971 W Duval St, Suite 190, Lake City, Florida 32055-3736
Phone Number: (386) 719-5590

Section 504 Home Repair is a comprehensive program so that low-income households can make repairs to their home for their safety and security.  The homeowner must live in the home and have a household income of less than 50% of the area’s median income. Seniors aged 62 years and older can receive a grant of up to $7,500, a loan of up to $20,000 at 1% interest, or a combination of the two, for a possible total of $27,500.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.