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

Having Right at Home helped me with husband has been terrific. The caregivers have all been wonderful, helping with bathing, dressing, and keeping my husband safe when he is trying to stand and work. … (read more)
Having Right at Home helped me with husband has been terrific. The caregivers have all been wonderful, helping with bathing, dressing, and keeping my husband safe when he is trying to stand and work. … (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.

2019, 2020

Home Instead – Jacksonville, FL

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

I enjoy employing the services of Home Instead. The staff is friendly, professional, courteous, and reliable. I use the services of a caregiver in a regular basis, two days a week, four hours a day, a … (read more)
I enjoy employing the services of Home Instead. The staff is friendly, professional, courteous, and reliable. I use the services of a caregiver in a regular basis, two days a week, four hours a day, a … (read more)

2018, 2019

Home Instead – 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)

Always Best Care of Jacksonville

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

Our caregiver was kind and so helpful to the family. She was wonderful and help our mother get out of the house to do things she couldn’t do herself. Made her feel more alive. Would definitely reco … (read more)
Our caregiver was kind and so helpful to the family. She was wonderful and help our mother get out of the house to do things she couldn’t do herself. Made her feel more alive. Would definitely reco … (read more)

Preferred Care At Home of Southwest Jacksonville

50 Laura Street, Suite 2500, Jacksonville, FL, 32202


Ecorah Comfort Homecare Services

6028 Chester Ave Suite 206D, Jacksonville, FL, 32217

Truly Committed to a Better Health of Life. <p></p> People thrive best when they remain at home, among familiar surroundings, friends and neighbors, living exactly as they wish. Home care is the bes … (read more)
Truly Committed to a Better Health of Life. <p></p> People thrive best when they remain at home, among familiar surroundings, friends and neighbors, living exactly as they wish. Home care is the bes … (read more)

Life Enhancement Caregivers of Florida LLC

1301 Riverplace Blvd Suite 800, Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Welcome to Life Enhancement Caregivers of Florida. <p></p> We work with busy professionals who are family caregivers who do not want the stress of caregiving but want peace of mind and want to see t … (read more)
Welcome to Life Enhancement Caregivers of Florida. <p></p> We work with busy professionals who are family caregivers who do not want the stress of caregiving but want peace of mind and want to see t … (read more)

Concierge Care – Jacksonville, FL

6817 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32216

They did an excellent job. The services really take a load off of me. The caregiver keeps me informed, but doesn’t stress me out. I have had exceptional service throughout.
They did an excellent job. The services really take a load off of me. The caregiver keeps me informed, but doesn’t stress me out. I have had exceptional service throughout.

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

12724 Gran Bay Parkway West, Suite 410, Jacksonville, FL, 32258

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)

Lifetouch LLC

1444 Home St , Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Life Touch agency is #1! I knew i had chosen the best agency from the 1st call. I spoke with the owner who I instantly had a good feeling about. She was compassionate and sympathetic of my situation. … (read more)
Life Touch agency is #1! I knew i had chosen the best agency from the 1st call. I spoke with the owner who I instantly had a good feeling about. She was compassionate and sympathetic of my situation. … (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!!!

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)

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.