PennsylvaniaEmerest FCP

Get Paid To Care For a Family Member or Friend at Home!

Become a caregiver for your family members or friends who have Medicaid in Pennsylvania and get paid for working for them.

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We will help you choose the option that works best for you and your loved one.

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Daniela & her mom Silvia

Emerest FCP enabled Daniela to balance work and family, providing flexible support for her mother and enhancing their lives.

What is Emerest Family Caregiver Program?

Emerest Family Caregiver Program (FCP) is a program that helps individuals (21 years old or older) remain living at home instead of relying on long term care such as assisted living or nursing homes. This program enables family members or friends acting as a primary caregiver, to get paid to care for a loved one in their own home.

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Happy families and friends across Pennsylvania

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of Emerest clients report improved quality of life

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ratings by thousands of clients across the United States

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Our Mission

We enable family and friends to care for each other with respect and dignity.

Empowering patients
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Rewarding caregivers
Personalized CareFamiliar SettingSocial InteractionEnhanced IndependenceCost Savings
Personalized CareFamiliar SettingSocial InteractionEnhanced IndependenceCost Savings
Personalized CareFamiliar SettingSocial InteractionEnhanced IndependenceCost Savings
Emotional FulfillmentFlexibilityFinancial SupportPersonal GrowthTraining and Support
Emotional FulfillmentFlexibilityFinancial SupportPersonal GrowthTraining and Support
Emotional FulfillmentFlexibilityFinancial SupportPersonal GrowthTraining and Support

Who is Eligible?

Family member or friend receiving care must be:

  • 21 years old or older;
  • You have Medicare / Medicaid ( includes individuals with Medicare Part A and/or Part B);
  • Live in Pittsburgh area (Including Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington and Greene Counties);
  • Need help with day-to-day activities.

*Ineligible if receiving services from the Department of Human Services' Office of Developmental Programs, residing in a government nursing facility, or having an intellectual or developmental disability.

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Check Your Eligibility

Contact us for assistance with determining eligibility and enrollment.

Family Caregiver Program Service Areas

We have a team of health care professionals working to ensure you or your loved ones safety and optimal health, in the comfort of your own home.

Serving in counties:Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington, Greene.

Our office: 2801 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065

*If you are located outside of these counties, pleasegive us a callto see if we may be able to assist or direct you to the proper provider.

How Family Caregiver Program Benefits Your Life?

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Personal Growth

Unleash your potential with the Family Caregiver program. Grow personally, acquire skills, and deepen empathy and compassion through the aging experience.

Flexible Schedule

Take control of your schedule with Emerest FCP , balancing caregiving and other commitments for a harmonious lifestyle.

Training and Support

Boost your caregiving skills with expert training and continuous support. Develop confidence and excellence while belonging to a nurturing community.

Become a part of the Emerest Family & Get Exclusive U@PERKS Membership

U@PERKS provide caregivers with the necessary tools and services needed to relax and rejuvenate.

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Spa Services

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Nutrition Program

  • Personalized Nutrition
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Faye Café & Lounge Access

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Coffee and Tea Bar
  • Healthy Food & Beverage

How Is The Process Carried Out?

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Reach Out To Us

Give us a quick call or fill the form to begin the process. Our team is ready to assist you in sharing the required details.

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Complete Documentation

Once you've reached out, our team will guide you through completing all necessary documentation. Ensure you have all relevant information ready for a smooth process.

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Receive Approval And Celebrate

After submitting your documentation, await approval. Once approved, celebrate the fact that you can now start getting paid to care for your loved one at home with Emerest!

Check Your Eligibility

Contact us for assistance with determining eligibility and enrollment.

Here is why our dear clients us

Over a Thousand Seniors and HHAs Praise Our Care with Five-Star Ratings

in the last week

Emerest Home Care of Connecticut in Waterbury is amazing! As a caregiver, I can say that this agency truly cares about us. They offer amazing benefits and pay weekly, which is great! The Emerest team works hard to make sure we are well cared for and valued. I would definitely recommend any caregiver join this wonderful agency!

2 weeks ago

The best, they give due attention to their patient as well as their employee, they are the best 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

3 weeks ago

Very professional and courteous when you call or you visit their office. Great job and flexible hours or days, they try to go around your schedule if you decided to part of the Emerest Workforce. Awesome that they speak English/Spanish and make you feel appropriate.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Emerest Family Caregiver Program (FCP) is a program that helps individuals (21 years old or older) remain living at home instead of relying on long term care such as assisted living or nursing homes. This program enables family members or friends acting as a primary caregiver, to get paid to care for a loved one in their own home.

    Emerest understands the sacrifice being made by family and friends to care for a loved one at home. Through FCP, you can receive direct compensation for your hard work while keeping your loved one safe in the comfort of their own home.

  • Family member or friend receiving care must be:

    • 21 years old or older;
    • You have Medicare / Medicaid (includes individuals with Medicare Part A and/or Part B);
    • Live in Pittsburgh area (Including Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington and Greene Counties);
    • Need help with day-to-day activities.

    *Ineligible if receiving services from the Department of Human Services’ Office of Developmental Programs, residing in a government nursing facility, or having an intellectual or developmental disability.

  • The uniqueness of Family Caregiver Program is that clients can choose their own caregiver. However, please note the caregiver must:

    • Live in the same house as the client in need of care;
    • Cannot be a legally liable relative such as a legal spouse or POA.
  • Benefits For Patient:

    • Personalized Care: Receiving personalized, attentive care in the comfort of a warm, home-like environment. You deserve the utmost attention and support tailored to your unique needs;
    • Familiar Setting: Stay in the place you call home, surrounded by cherished memories and the comforting familiarity of your own space. Embrace a stress-free lifestyle that promotes your overall well-being and security;
    • Social Interaction: Say goodbye to loneliness and hello to vibrant social connections! Join a caring family where meaningful conversations, shared activities, and a strong sense of belonging will bring joy and companionship back into your life;
    • Enhanced Independence: Maintain your independence while receiving the assistance you need. Our dedicated caregivers respect your autonomy and provide support with daily activities, empowering you to live life on your terms;
    • Cost Savings: Embrace a cost-effective solution that allows you to receive top-quality care without breaking the bank. The Family Caregiver program provides financial relief, helping you manage your resources wisely while enjoying exceptional care.

    Benefits for the Caregiver:

    • Weekly pay: Emerest caregivers enjoy weekly tax-free payments through a reliable pay schedule, ensuring consistent and timely compensation for their hard work;
    • Personal Growth: Unleash your potential with the Family Caregiver program. Grow personally, acquire skills, and deepen empathy and compassion through the aging experience;
    • Emotional Fulfillment: Embark on a deeply rewarding journey where providing care and support to seniors fills your heart with pure joy and fulfillment. Witness the positive impact you make on their lives and discover a renewed sense of purpose;
    • Flexible Schedule: Take control of your schedule with the Emerest Family Caregiver program , balancing caregiving and other commitments for a harmonious lifestyle;
    • Training and Support: Embark on a fulfilling journey, where caring for seniors brings pure joy and fulfillment. See the positive impact you create and find a renewed sense of purpose;
    • Health and Wellness Programs: Prioritize your well-being with holistic health programs for physical and mental health support.
  • Once Emerest receives approval to begin services, you will be contacted by one of our trained professionals. They will set up an appointment to conduct an initial assessment in the home of the client.

    After the initial assessment is completed, the level of care will be determined and the program can officially start! The caregiver will be trained and receive on going 24/7 support from our Emerest professional team. Throughout the program, there will be weekly follow-ups and bi-monthly nursing visits.

  • Emerest FCP caregivers are compensated based on the level of care that is determined by the initial assessment. Emerest understands that caregiving is a labor of love, that is why Emerest provides the best rates in the state. Emerest FCP caregivers receive weekly tax-free payments.

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