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Find Home Helpers near you

Connecting you to local people who provide help at home and companionship

A new way to source help at home

Close to Hand helps you source local help by connecting you to people in your community who can lend a helping hand.

Whether you are looking for an extra pair of hands at home for yourself, or you are seeking support and companionship for an ageing relative, or you need some respite help following surgery or the arrival of a new baby – Close to Hand can help.

Tell us your requirements and we will match you to local helpers.

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Free subscription to home help services. Our service will operate for free until the end of May 2020 to any people looking for help or companionship.

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Home help is for anyone who needs an extra pair of hands link

Home help is for anyone who needs an extra pair of hands

Emma provides home help in her local area of East Sussex. She tells us how she is able to work around her family commitments and provide a helping hand to those who need it.

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Local rewarding work

We spoke to Home Helper Denise who registered with Close to Hand to find local rewarding work where she could choose the hours.

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