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In-Home Aide 

The Home Care Program serves persons of all ages living in Baltimore County. Clients may include those:

  • Who cannot remain in their household without concrete assistance due to a physical, emotional or mental disability
  • Caregivers of disabled or chronically ill adults
  • Parents who need in-home assistance to improve the care they give their children and reduce the risks of abuse and neglect

The Home Care Program provides supportive services to families and individuals as part of an overall treatment plan agreed upon by the client and their case manager, which includes:

  • Assistance to mentally or emotionally ill adults
  • Chores
  • Guidance to caretakers
  • Personal care
  • Respite care
  • Teaching and reinforcement of parenting skills
  • Training in self-care
  • Transportation


An individual is eligible for in-home aide services if they:

  • Receive case management services from the Baltimore County Department of Social Services
  • Are unable to obtain the necessary paraprofessional services from another resource
  • Agree to pay any fee required as determined by the state's fee schedule

To determine if you are eligible, call your case manager or the Adult Screening Office at 410-887-8463.

Accepted Insurance

The following Medicare types qualify for services:

  • Medicare Part A premium, if the individual does not have enough working quarters for free coverage
  • Medicare Part B premium
  • Medicare copayment and deductibles

Additional Resources

Learn more from the following resources:

Contact Us

Department of Social Services

6401 York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21212


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Report Abuse or Neglect: 410-887-8463


Gregory Wm. Branch

Deputy Director

Mark Millspaugh

Deputy of Finance and Administration

Lawrence Richardson