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    A Helping Hand is widely recognized for providing high quality companion care.

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    Our companions are of the highest caliber. They undergo a thorough screening process, including a comprehensive background check, driving record check, and one-on-one interview process.

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    Our non-profit organization serves people of all income levels. Each year 30 percent of our clients receive assistance through the charitable program because of generous contributors and volunteers.

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Recent News

Now Accepting Fall 2015 Internship Applications


Looking for a rewarding internship opportunity this semester?

AHH service learning participants make a real difference in the lives of area seniors. Interns provide companionship, create personalized playlists through our Music & Memory program, and assist with much need transportation services for our seniors.
In return, students gain a true understanding of what it means to age in our area. They gain mentors and friends through the seniors that they serve and become lifelong members of the AHH Service Learning family!

Applications are being accepted now for Fall 2015:

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Happy Birthday Ms. Ervin!


We were thrilled to be able to honor Ms. Ervin, our longest-served senior, on her 108th birthday. Ms. Ervin has been able to remain in her home and has a large support network that keeps her active and engaged. This includes weekly visits from A Helping Hand Volunteers.

If you would like to volunteer to visit with someone like Ms. Ervin, sign up HERE. If you would like to support the ONLY nonprofit companion care agency in Durham, Orange and Chatham counties, consider donating HERE.

Here are a few of the news articles covering the day:

Herald Sun – Durham Woman Honored on her 108th Birthday

WUNC – Durham Woman Turns 108 Years Young

N&O – History Groves Project Celebrates Durham Woman’s 108th Birthday

Our Summer 2015 Service Learning Participants Have Arrived!


We could not be more excited to introduce you to our new internship participants this semester. We will be hosting students from both UNC and Duke.