Telephone: (888) 562-8333
1 Germain Street, Suite 300
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 4V1

Founding goals and purposes

  • Establish and maintain a communication network for Home Support Agencies in NB for the purpose of sharing ideas and providing support.
  • To act as a liaison with other health care organizations.
  • To enhance the profession of the Home Support Worker (HSW) by providing education to the public.
  • To encourage and promote the development of service and training standards for HSW in NB.
  • To act as a consultant to agencies, individuals, provincial associations and government at all levels on issues related to Home Support services.
  • To study legislation and policy which affect HSW and clients and take appropriate action for improvement in such legislation and policy.
  • To attempt to standardize the terminology in the Home Support system.
  • To study the cost effectiveness of Home Support versus institutionalization.
  • To approach government in an organized fashion with common concerns about Home Support services for the people of NB.
  • To provide opportunities for members to participate in conferences, seminars and other educational endeavors.
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