Homemaking Support

The Region of Waterloo funds agencies to provide support to people who need some support to live on their own.


  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Laundry
  • Grocery shopping

Who is eligible

You may qualify for this program if you:

  • Live in Waterloo Region
  • Meet the financial criteria
  • Need help in your home because you are ill, recovering from an illness or injury, are elderly or have a disability

How to apply

Please note, this program has a wait list of about three to four years, with the exception of special circumstances.

To apply for services, please call the program coordinator at 519-893-8494, extension 6342.

The coordinator will visit your home to go over your service needs, income and expenses (including your spouse and dependents, if you have any). This will help determine if you are eligible.

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