In order to maintain their independence and safety, many seniors find that they require additional support in the home as their abilities and mobility are reduced and their needs change.  Home support may range from the occasional friendly visit, shopping trip, or medical accompaniment to a full range of nursing services.  It can help to reduce stress, increase safety, and ensure that a senior is comfortable and secure in their home environment, preventing unnecessary placement or worry.  

General non-profitMontreal-based, and national homecare resources are listed below.  Private listings are not exhaustive and by no means intend to endorse the service providers.

In addition, please see the following topics:

Friendly Visits
Daily Phonecall Services

Please note that many homecare and autonomy support services are also provided by the entities once known as CLSCs (centres locals de services communautaires) These public facilities provide a range of services  for older people to help them remain at home, including nursing services, physiotherapy, domestic services and psychosocial support.  They are listed here in the Healthcare Facilities section.    

Non-Profit Homecare Providers 

Nova Montreal
A not-for-profit, national health organization offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. Provides home and respite care, meals, footcare, and more.
310 Victoria, Suite 403, Westmount (QC) H3Z 2M9 
Tel: (514) 866-6801
Fax: (514) 866-4902 
Also see: Nova West Island and Nova Hudson

NDG Volunteer Centre 
Provides services for the elderly such as transportation to and from appointments, accompaniment, and other services.
5319, Notre-Dame-de-Grace, Montreal (QC) H4A 1L2
Tel: (514) 489-0588

NDG Senior Citizens' Council
A volunteer based, non-profit community organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people in Notre Dame de Grace and Montreal-West.  Homesupport Services help frail, older people with their daily needs.
88 av Ballantyne N, Montreal West (QC) H4X 2B8
Tel: (514) 487-1311

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Homecare in Montreal

Equinoxe Lifecare Solutions
A Montreal-based in-home care management company focused on physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.  Because geographic distance, career responsibilities and changing lifestyles have made it increasingly difficult for family caregivers to provide the ideal level of care and time commitment for their loved ones, Equinoxe specializes in holistic geriatric and palliative care.
4999 ST. Catherine St. West, Suite 235, Montreal (QC) H3Z 1T3
Tel: (514) 935-2600 or 1-877-935-2600

Alternacare Inc.
A health services provider supplying a broad range of staffing services to hospitals, CLSC’s, individuals at home, and corporate clients. A full range of customized permanent and temporary services can be provided such as registered nurses, registered nursing assistants, nurses’ aids, and homemaking.
Queen Elizabeth Health Complex
2100 Marlowe Avenue, Suite 449, Montreal (QC) H4A 3L5
Tel: (514) 485-5050

Aylmer-Must Nursing Services
Home-based services in post-op, chronic, and palliative care as well as a variety of other in-home services
5165 Sherbrooke West, Suite 110, Montreal (QC) H4A 1T6 
Tel: (514) 486-4600

Bayshore Healthcare
Bayshore Health Care offers a wide range of health care services including nursing and home support services.
1470, rue Peel, Bureau 745, Tour B, Montreal (QC) H3A 1T1
Tel: (514) 879-5657 or 1-800-322-9228 

Complete Care Coordination Geriatric Care Consultants
Do you need help with your elderly parents? Our team of experienced geriatric nurses and caregivers, utilizing our wide range of services, will help you to navigate the health care system to arrive at the best possible solution for your situation. Based in Montreal
173A Cartier Avenue, Pointe Claire (QC) H9S 4R9
Tel: (514) 697-CARE/(514) 697-2273

Bartimaeus Inc. 
In-home support provided to the caregiver, so that they may attend to their own needs. The service is flexible and designed to meet the unique needs of each caregiver.
Doug Brice, Director of Services
Tel: (514) 991-7432, E-mail:
Paul Saunders, Co-ordinator of Services
Tel: (514) 726-5211, E-mail:

Home Care Assistance Montreal
Home Care Assistance Montreal provides skilled caregivers to attend to your loved one's needs, right in the comfort of home. We specialize in live-in care, that enables older adults to maintain the lifestyle and freedom they deserve, palliative care, Alzheimer's and dementia care. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
4464 Ste-Catherine West 
H3Z 1R7
Phone: 514-907-5065
Fax: 514-907-5067

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