Help at Home, formerly Coastal Homecare and Altrus, has roots that extend in Georgia over 40 years.

Our combined experience is invaluable and providing the right caregivers to meet your needs is the essence of our purpose. We are there for you and your family when you need us.

We are a Home Care & Residential Provider who offers care 24 hours a day; 7 days a week to meet your specific needs.

Help at Home provides care throughout Georgia, operating out of 18 offices across the state.

Contact us below to learn more, whether you want to talk with us about developing a customized plan of care for you or a loved one, or you want to know how you can join our team as a paid caregiver to take care of a family member.

We are proud to offer the following services and provide care to those with the following waivers:

    Home Care & Residential Care
  • The Elderly and Disabled Waiver programs are designed to provide services to allow elderly and/or disabled individuals who would otherwise require care in a nursing facility to live in the community. Found in the Elderly & Disabled Waiver Program, the Community Care Services Program (CCSP) and Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) , and serve frail elderly and disabled Georgians otherwise eligible under a nursing facility level of care through the provision of case management for service coordination, adult daycare, alternative living services, personal care, home-delivered meals, and respite care for family caregivers. Enhanced case management service is available to individuals who require
  • Veterans Administration – Home and Community Based Services - The Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services (VD-HCBS) program is the result of a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the VHA. The program provides Veterans of all ages the opportunity to receive participant-directed home and community based services, enabling them to avoid nursing home placement and to continue to live in their homes and communities.
  • Private Pay Support Services
  • Long Term Care Insurance Support Services - If you chose to utilize you LTC policy with our agency we complete all required paperwork and file all claims with an Assignment of Benefits.
  • Workers Compensation Support Services to include Catastrophic care.
    Services Provided:
  • Personal Support Services
  • Medication Management
  • Residential Services
  • Family Model Personal Care Homes
  • Group Model Personal Care Homes
    Home Care & Residential Services
  • Intellectual Disability Waiver (NOW and COMP)
  • The New Options Waiver (NOW) and Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP) offer home- and community-based services for people with a developmental or intellectual disability. A diagnosis of developmental disability includes intellectual disability or other closely-related conditions such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism or neurological problems. These are developmental disabilities that require a level of care provided in an intermediate care facility for people who have intellectual disability. There are a little over 12,000 people with developmental disabilities served by the NOW/COMP programs in Georgia.
    Services Provided:
  • Community Living Supports
  • Community Living Arrangements
  • Host Homes
  • Community Access Individual
  • Community Access Group
  • Skilled Nursing Services
  • Behavioral Services where available
The Independent Care Waiver Program (ICWP) offers services that help a limited number of adult Medicaid members with physical disabilities live in their own homes or in the community instead of a hospital or nursing home. ICWP services are also available for persons with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The program operates through the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) under a Home- and Community-Based Waiver (1915c) granted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
    Services Provided:
  • Personal Support Services
  • Alternative Living Services (Family Model Personal Care Homes)
  • Skilled Nursing Services
Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a rebalancing initiative that was made possible by an eleven-year grant to states from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This grant is designed to help individuals who are institutionalized in in-patient facilities like nursing facilities, hospitals and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ICF/IDD) return to their homes and communities.
    Services Provided:
  • Grocery and Household Goods Shopping
  • Personal Support Services
  • Medication Management
Provides services to medically fragile children with multiple system diagnoses. Services are provided in their homes and communities and include nursing services to address the need for skilled professional services and personal care support services that assist with activities of daily living.
    Services Provided:
  • Personal Support Services
  • Skilled Nursing Services

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I love what Help at Home embodies. It is always about the people we serve first and foremost and the passion to enrich their lives every day.