FAQs

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HOW CAN YOUR TEAM OF SPECIALISTS HELP US ONE ON ONE?

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Our team of specialists assist individuals with chronic mental illness one on one to walk with them to activities; vocational opportunities or educational pursuits that are intrinsically rewarding.  The goal is to build friendship with others and restore an identity.

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HOW DO I PAY?

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You have the option to pay by check or online.
If by check, make check out to House Calls, LLC and
mail to P.O. Box 776, Olney, MD 20830
or use the Pay Now button below.




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HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE?

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The initial consultation is $150 plus a $25 travel fee (not to exceed 30 minutes roundtrip) and $37.50 per 15 minute segment after the first hour. At that time we will determine whether this service to you will begin and what help will be arranged especially for you.

Additional fee for travel exceeding 30 minutes roundtrip will be arranged separately. House Calls will be reimbursed for expenses related to Client’s activities (such as Client’s portion of meals and entertainment). Email and phone communication will be charged at House Calls discretion.

Note: Payment of any House Calls invoice is due immediately upon receipt. Payment received by House Calls more than 10 days past the date of an invoice will be assessed a $50.00 fee, with an additional $5/per day fee for each additional day payment is late. Cancellations made less than 24 hours before an appointment time, as well as no-shows for appointments will be charged the full appointment rate. 

We also utilize students and other alternative therapies that keep the fees cost effective throughout the process.

We factor in location; number of clients per visit; number of visits required; mileage; gas and then the fee is calculated. We provide package plans for multiple hour visits. We are rated below the average fee for a health care service.

*Note: Fees are always subject to change due to cost of living increases; however, you will be notified when that occurs.

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DO YOU TAKE INSURANCE?

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We do not accept insurance, however when receiving counseling in the home we can provide an invoice after paying House Calls in full. That invoice will have a code to submit to your own insurance, but only if it is in the counseling field.
*All other specialists are "fee for service".

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WHERE IS YOUR OFFICE?

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Our headquarters are located in the metro DC area however we counsel people all over the world via email, phone consults or arranged personal appointments.

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WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE?

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Beth Albaneze, CTRS, CLP, CPRP has over thirty years of expertise working successfully with individuals from children to seniors in areas of grief, trauma, life coaching and disability issues, but we also have a team of professionals who provide crisis intervention; community integration techniques; issues with transition of aging parents and homebound individuals suffering from phobias and/or chronic problems. All practitioners are matched according to needs and personally trained by the owner.

See more experience information here

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WHAT IS UNIQUE?

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We come directly to you so that you and your loved one can receive a “wrap around” approach in your area of need. We are a team of highly skilled specialists who respond to clients with individualized interventions based on assessed needs. We employ recreation therapy modalities to restore or sustain functioning and activity levels.

With over 30 years of expertise we are ready to come to you, right in the privacy and comfort of your own home providing you with emotional support; a variety of resources and the guidance you will need to walk you through this difficult time.

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HOW DO I FIND OUT IF HOUSE CALLS IS FOR ME?

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We suggest you visit our testimonial page and see all of the responses to verify our credible service; then register on line or consult us directly with questions. We have one free on-line consult to assess your request so feel free to contact us by using the consult link.