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About FirstLight
in Charlottesville

A Charlottesville Home Care Agency

At FirstLight Home Care of Charlottesville, we provide exceptional care so that your loved one has the support they need to enjoy the quality of life they deserve in the place they call home.

We exist to help people have their best day – every day – whatever that means for them. Our team of trusted care professionals in Charlottesville is passionate about providing personalized care, creating meaningful relationships and making a difference in the lives of others.

The Charlottesville Team

Kendra Ghanbari Owner

Kendra Ghanbari holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. She opened her first FirstLight Home Care in Winchester back in 2013 and has been working hard to provide outstanding home care in Virginia for the past 10 years. She is married with three daughters and stays busy with work and family.  With a team of extraordinary caregivers and office staff who are dedicated to providing the highest quality of home care to residents in Charlottesville, Albermarle, Fluvanna, Orange, Louisa, Augusta and surrounding counties. We know that all too often, dependable, compassionate and reliable home care is difficult to find. Our commitment to matching the ideal caregiver to your needs and our dedication to helping you maintain your independence and freedom is what drives us daily. We take care of your family as if it were our own.

We’ll be there when you can’t be, providing the TLC that everyone needs!

Shawn Stanton Director of Business Development/ Branch Manager

Wendy Stanton/ Lead Strategist

Taylor Jones/ Administrative Assistant

Vision & Mission

At FirstLight Home Care, we envision a world in which all adults may age with comfort, dignity and independence in the place they call home. We exist to help people have their best day, every day. Our mission is to provide compassionate home care so that the families we serve have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are receiving the support they need to enjoy the quality of life they deserve.

Core Values

We live these core values every day, without compromise. It is what we believe in above all else as they guide our home care company and team members to help us achieve our mission.

Focus Relationships First

Focus on Relationships First

We have a genuine concern for the health and well-being of others and an incredible opportunity to help people live their best lives. By focusing on relationships, we create caring environments where people are encouraged to use their unique experiences and backgrounds to create lasting bonds. This is our Culture of Care philosophy that motivates us to do more as we serve others.

Act with Integrity

Act with Integrity

We’re honest, trustworthy and committed to doing the right thing. Providing service with integrity means we consistently do what we say we’re going to do, communicate with transparency and hold ourselves accountable for our actions.

Give Joy

Give Joy

We find, bring and share joy in our work every day. By practicing kindness, gratitude, and having a positive attitude, we bring happiness and genuinely make people feel good.

Grow Together

Grow Together

We strive to build and nurture a culture that creates strong teams, fosters curiosity and connects ideas. This drives us to break the status quo and, together, find ways to consistently improve and grow.

Make A Difference Every Day

Make a Difference Every Day

Each day we are inspired to make a difference in people’s lives, and we have a sincere desire to make the world a better place. We seek to improve the lives of others through our dedication to reliable, professional first-class service.