Understanding Home Care in BC

Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding Home Care in BC is important. We have compiled questions and answer which are most commonly asked and hope they can assist in helping you decide and plan for the future. If there are additional questions not covered below, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (604) 904-2397
There are many private agencies that provide home care services. To see if you may qualify for government assistance, ask your family doctor for a referral to North Shore Community Care, a division of Vancouver Coastal Health or call 604-986-7111 and ask to speak to the intake coordinator (see “Links” page). Lions Gate Hospital Social Work Department as well as the Seniors’ One Stop provides a list of private agencies operating on the North Shore.