In March 2020, in Poland were introduced regulations to limit the spread of the new SARS-CoV-2. The restrictions apply to the everyday life of people, they refer to maintaining social distance, moving outside home and the functioning of institutions. Many companies and institutions introduced remote work. Trade is moving to online shopping. In the face of these changes, what should the profession of family assistant look like, which has the nature of social service and its work area has usually been the place of residence of the family? The answer to this question is presented in this study. It includes recommendations on the scope and organization of family assistants' activities during the pandemic.