Do you live in your own home? Do you need help with everyday things such as bathing, dressing, shopping or cooking? Do you need someone to help you with chores or taking care of your home? Do you need help eating or do you need meals delivered to you?

Attendant Services

Sometimes all you need is a little help so you can stay in your own home. DADS can pay for someone to help you with your everyday tasks — bathing, dressing, shopping, cooking and others. We call this attendant services.

Housekeeping or Chores

You will feel better if your house and clothes are clean and you have food to eat. If you are physically limited, DADS can find someone to help you with household chores.


DADS offers several programs that can help make sure you get healthy meals.

  • Group meals — Group meals are served at some local community or senior centers.
  • Preparing meals — DADS can get someone to come to your home and cook for you.
  • Meals delivered to your home — Volunteers bring noontime meals to people in their homes during the week. Sometimes it's called Meals-on-Wheels.
  • Eating — If you have certain physical limitations, DADS can find someone to help you eat.

Where Do I Call to Get These Services?

Please click here to find your local intake office, area agency on aging, local authority, or aging and disability resource center. You can search by city, county or ZIP code.

What You Need to Know

Click here to find out other things you need to know about getting help from DADS, including the application process, your rights and interest lists.