Caregiving Facilities & Agencies

EldersFirst - Geriatric Care Management

Diocesan run program. There are five health care facilities in the Fall River area. Best known is the Catholic Memorial Hospital. Diocesan Health Facilities (DHFO) also runs two programs: EldersFirst and Bethany House which offers adult day care.

Joan Jakuboski

368 North Main St

Fall River MA 02720

Telephone: (508) 677-4367




Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association, Inc.

High-quality, comprehensive health and hospice services for individuals recovering or living with illness or injury in the comfort of home. Services include skilled nursing, rehabilitation and personal care. Specialty care also offered for Advanced Cardiac Care, Infusion Therapy, Wound and Ostomy Care, Maternal Child Health, Joint Replacement Therapy, Hospice Care, Palliative Care and Behavioral Health. Southcoast VNA is Medicare and Medicaid certified and accepts most health insurance programs. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

1676 East Main Road

Portsmouth, RI 02871

Telephone: 1-800-698-6877



Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties

A not-for-profit, independent home health care and hospice agency founded in 1950 providing care 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. Wellness clinics, support groups and educational outreach.

1184 East Main Road

Portsmouth RI 02871

Local: 401-682-2100

Toll Free: 1-800-456-1195