Help on your doorstep

An online community connecting you to local Home Helpers

Close to Hand offers you the choice and flexibility of arranging help and companionship when you require it and at the same time enables local people to find flexible work with a purpose.

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"Close to Hand offers a different approach to care – it's more about the little things in life and often it's those little things that can make a big difference to someone's day"
Hannah, Home Helper.

Our community is growing

We asked a few of our members to come together and tell us about their experience using of Close to Hand.

How it works
Create your profile
Include a photo, references and life experiences
Review job posts
Find local people looking for help
Post your needs
Tell us what you’re looking for
Review profiles
Start searching for local people
Connect with community helpers

Check references, meet face-to-face, find a match

Ready to help someone?

Register here, build your profile and join our community of Home Helpers

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Looking for help?

Register here and tell us your requirements

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All contact happens through the Close to Hand site until you're ready to exchange information directly. As you’re probably local to each other, you may find you share mutual friends without knowing it.

Join our diverse community of helpers