Comfort. Dignity. Independence.

Welcome to Nursing Referral Service of Northern Virginia

Nursing Referral Service is locally owned and operated in McLean, Virginia. Since 1946, we have helped our neighbors find elite private homecare providers. We’re the best kept secret in health care and offer a high-quality alternative to the national homecare agency franchises. Let us put our decades of experience to work for you. Whether you want one of the area’s most sought-after nurses or an elite personal assistant, we are at your service.

Skilled Nursing

Did you know you can have your own private nurse at home or in a facility? Click here for access to the area’s most experienced nursing professionals.

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Personal Care

Don’t underestimate the impact a private caregiver can have on your family. Click here to discover how a nursing assistant can change your life.

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Contact Us

Have questions? Ready to get started? You can give us a call any time; our staff is available 24/7. or call
(703) 442-0229

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"The office staff was polite, efficient and responsive. The healthcare worker was knowledgeable, compassionate and very professional. I really was impressed with this service and would use them again."— Maureen R. in Alexandria

"[The CNAs] were truly dedicated, capable, and kind in their care of my mother. I only regret my inability to express all they did in words. I am very grateful to them for all they did and to you for sending them to me. You could not have better people."— Nancy J. in Laurel

"You have a special calling. You refer only well-screened people, and you made [my husband’s] dream of coming home possible. I will ever be grateful!"— Suzanne G. in Arlington

"We so appreciate all of the staff at NRS and your ability to respond to client needs so promptly and professionally! You and your staff are my guardian angels!"— Barbara A., Elder Law Attorney in Vienna

"With each call, I felt as if we were your only clients. Your personal choice of [my mother’s] nurses, the efficiency with which you handled each request, and the compassion in your voice each time we spoke will always stay in my heart."— Anita T. in McLean

"Mother’s caregivers were her angels. Within an hour of her death, five of them were with us, holding our hands and praying over her body. It is an amazing process. You made it so much of what it should be with your patience and kindness."— Mary Anne D. in Arlington