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Help at Home Acquires Michigan-based Alliance Home Health Care Services

Transaction Expands Company’s Breadth in Southwest Michigan

(CHICAGO, Illinois, June 8, 2022) Help at Home, a leading national provider of in-home, person-centered care for seniors, announced today, the acquisition of Michigan-based Alliance Home Health Care Services. Headquartered in Holland, Alliance provides in-home care services across seven counties in Southwest Michigan, including branch offices in the areas of Allegan, Dowagiac, Holland, Muskegon, St. Joseph, and Greater Grand Rapids. The latest acquisition expands Help at Home’s existing nine-branch network in Michigan, as well as broadens its commitment to providing personal care services to chronic, complex clients throughout the state.

“We are looking forward to bringing our unique value proposition – delivering Great Days and Meaningful Moments – to more clients in need of home care services throughout Southwest Michigan,” said Help at Home Chief Operating Officer Ray Smithberger. “The acquisition of an established organization like Alliance, with a long-standing reputation for providing quality services for seniors, is a terrific addition of a like-minded organization that will enable us to expand services throughout Michigan.”

Founded in 1999, Alliance is a privately owned in-home care agency, with a deep-rooted history heavily focused on providing quality services concentrated in the western areas of the state. Help at Home looks forward to working with the Alliance team to ensure clients continue their in-home care services without interruption.

“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer Lemkuil, Alliance president and CEO, who will be serving as a key member of our leadership team in the role of director of market operations for Michigan,” said Help at Home’s Michigan and Pennsylvania Market Leader Josh Drebes. “She will be a great addition to our Help at Home family as we learn from each other and continue our mission to provide individuals with Great Days with independence and dignity at home, the preferred care setting.”

“For 23 years, Alliance Home Health Care Services has been honored to bring the highest quality care to our clients from our dedicated, professional, compassionate staff,” said Jennifer Lemkuil, president and CEO of Alliance Home Health Care Services. “Help at Home is the perfect partner for Alliance because of its high standards of exceptional client care, industry compliance and corporate integrity. Help at Home’s commitment to staff, especially the direct care workforce, is second to none. We look forward to helping many people be able to age in place as part of the Help at Home family.”

About Help at Home

Help at Home is a leading national provider of in-home care services, delivering high-quality, relationship-based personal care and other services to help seniors and individuals living with disabilities in their homes, the preferred setting of care. During the second quarter of 2022, Help at Home with more than 190 branch locations across 11 states, provided in-home, community-based services to more than 65,000 clients monthly with the help of 47,000 highly trained caregivers. For more information about Help at Home, visit