Home Care

Choosing Home Care for yourself or a loved one can be a difficult decision. Aside from the usual questions about the length and type of care that is needed, most families have a deeper concern: whom can they trust?

At Family & Children’s Service, we know that trust is an important part of our services. For over a century, we have been an essential and reliable community resource for individuals and families who need a helping hand.  Our Home Care Services helps hundreds of individuals remain at home, or return home sooner while recovering from illness, surgery or other medical conditions, to enjoy the comfort of their own home. We provide Certified Home Health Aides (CHHAs) and supportive care aides (companions) in private homes, assisted living facilities and other settings throughout Monmouth County.

FCS is a New Jersey State licensed and CAHC accredited Home Care Agency serving Monmouth County. Our professional and dedicated staff is committed to the care and well being of our clients. We work closely with individuals, families, medical professionals and referral agencies to develop a personal plan of care for each client. Whether a client requires just a few hours of care each week, or round the clock attention, we are here to help.


When is Home Care appropriate?

  • Following a hospital stay

  • For an injury or illness

  • When recovering from an accident, stroke or heart attack

  • Following surgery

  • When caring for a family member

Methods of payment:

  • Commercial Insurance

  • Long-term Care Insurance

  • Private pay

Working under the supervision of a registered nurse, our aides can provide:

  • Private-duty Home Health care

  • Assistance with bathing, showering, toileting, dressing and grooming

  • Assistance with transfers and ambulating

  • Meal preparation

  • Shopping and errands

  • Live-in aide

Meet FCS Home Care Aides of the Month!

FCS March 2021 Home Health Aide of the Month, Mary Edwards, receives her pin from Joanne Quinn, Director of Nursing.

Meet Mary Edwards – March 2021 Aide of the Month

April 20, 2021

Congratulations to our March aide of the month! Mary Edwards has been working for Family & Children’s Service for 9 years. She received her certification in New York and moved to New Jersey shortly after.

Meet Larissa Frenkel – February 2021 Aide of the Month

March 31, 2021

Congratulations to our February aide of the month. Larissa Frenkel has been working for Family & Children’s Service for more than 15 years. She received her certification through the FCS Homemaker program.

Meet Bertha Dorcius – January 2021 Aide of the Month

February 11, 2021

Congratulations to our January aide of the month. Bertha Dorcius has been working for Family & Children’s Service for more than 15 years. Bertha received her license through a county program.

Meet Laurie Schlacter – December 2020 Aide of the Month

January 3, 2021

Congratulations to December’s aide of the month, Laurie Schlacter. Laurie has been working with FCS for more than 42 years. She received her license through the FCS CHHA training course.

Meet Joyce Ross-Gunter – November 2020 Aide of the Month

December 8, 2020

Congratulations to our November aide of the month. Joyce Ross-Gunter has been working for Family & Children’s Service for thirteen years. Joyce received her license through the FCS CHHA training course in 2007.

Meet Jean Fields – October 2020 Aide of the Month

November 17, 2020

Congratulations to our October aide of the month. Jean Fields introduced herself to the FCS Home Care team in 2011. She adapted fast to our mission and values and discovered her passion. She completed her CHHA training with FCS. She was encouraged by her father to take the class. Jean had to take care of her father when he suddenly became ill.