Inverness County Home Support Society delivers Home Support Services to Continuing Care clients in Inverness County. ICHSS complies with the Continuing Care mission and philosophy, goals, objectives, and policies while promoting client goals and outcomes. ICHSS meets and continuously strives to exceed the standards for delivery of Home Support services to its clients.
ICHSS provides home support services as authorized by the Care Coordinator, including meal preparation, personal care services, light housekeeping, and respite service. ICHSS provides services to approved clients, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, including weekends and holidays.
Message from ICHSS on COVID-19
We know Continuing Care clients and their families have many questions and concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how the spread of this virus may impact their health and access to health care services.
We have links to program information and resources for them on the NSHA main public website:
The Government of Nova Scotia website also has regularly updated information:
We have also attached another great resource from the Public Health Agency of Canada with advice for caregivers on how to care for someone at home with COVID-19:
COVID-19 Public Health Agency Advice for Caregivers (PDF Document)
To support timely distribution of general information to Continuing Care clients and caregivers, NSHA has created an online form to collect email addresses from clients, caregivers, and/or family members. The online form can be accessed from our main public website at:
More Info :
Fact Sheet for Individuals and Families (PDF Document)
Read a letter from Continuing Care. (PDF Document)
(The Nova Scotia Health Authority and Department of Health & Wellness)
Any questions regarding your services please contact the office at 902-787-2678 or 1-800-887-2714 or contact your local care Coordinator. Regular office hours remain in place at this time.
ICHSS has an administration of (8) staff and service delivery staff of (72) Home Support Workers. ICHSS provides services to approximately (300) clients within the geographic region of Inverness County.
ICHSS is a service delivery agency for the Department of Health, Continuing Care. The agency delivers an array of home support services in a caring, professional manner to those clients assessed under the Continuing Care Program. Home support services include personal care, meal preparation, respite services and light housekeeping.
If you or someone you know is in need of our services you can contact the Department of Health Continuing Care Branch at 1-800-225-7225 for more information and or to process assessment.
Home Support Worker/ Continuing Care Assistant-Permanent Part-time Positions