Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services

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Programs that provide assistance for people who need to do routine maintenance on their homes or make minor repairs.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Assistive Aid/Equipment ServicesThis program provides modifications that improve accessibility and mobility within the home. Installs ramps, grab bars, or other structural changes to a home so that people with physical limitations can gain better access of the home.DutchessSAFE AT HOME MODIFICATION PROGRAMREBUILDING TOGETHER DUTCHESS COUNTY
Community-Based ServicesThis program engages people of all ages in activities, and supports those that build intergenerational leadership and help people make successful transitions to the next stage in their learning, education and civic engagement. It sponsors an Intergenerational Leadership Academy, a home maintenance program for seniors and those with disabilities, an intergenerational newsletter and a mentoring program.WestchesterCOMMUNITY FOR ALL AGES PEEKSKILLPRESERVATION COMPANY
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AIDProvides emergency relief to help cover expenses such as utility bills, mortgage and rent payments, car payments and repairs, auto insurance, home repair, food and household supplies, medical bills and copayments. Also offers Holiday financial assistance.EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AIDCOALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES
Financial AidInformation about possible assistance for essential home repairs and home weatherization.RocklandEMPOWERNYROCKLAND COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Home Care ServicesThe goal of this agency is for volunteers to provide seniors with help to live in their homes as long as possible. Provides friendly visiting, transportation, respite, shopping, errands, light housekeeping, handy-helping, telephone assurance, information-referral. Recruits volunteers who are compassionate, honest, trustworthy, and dependable.SchenectadyIN HOME ASSISTANCECARE LINKS OF SOUTHERN SARATOGA COUNTY
Home Care ServicesOffers help with errands, paperwork and de-cluttering management, computer/electronic technology services, household tasks, garden help, pet or plant care, and light home maintenance. Also provides consultation if more daily living care is necessary, along with referrals to resources in the community that may be needed.WestchesterPERSONAL AND HOME SERVICESAT HOME ON THE SOUND
HOME CHORE-BROOKHAVEN TOWNProvides household assistance with chores that do not require a licensed craftperson. This is not an emergency service. Priority given to persons with physical or financial limitations. Materials provided and paid for by eligible person. Hours limited to 16 hours per year. Services include plumbing, electrical, window repair, clean gutters and drains (one story only). Call for further information.SuffolkHOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR CITIZEN DIVISIONTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
HOME CHORE-TOWN OF RIVERHEADProvides minor home repairs for Riverhead homeowners 60 years and older. Homeowner only pays for the cost of materials.SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICESTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMHelps low income homeowners on Long Island correct basic structural defects, and repair basic building systems which threaten the health and safety of the dwelling residents. Grants, deferred payment loans, and low interest loans are available. Call for more information.SuffolkCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMTOWN OF BABYLON
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesA local volunteer organization that, in partnership with the community, rehabilitates the homes of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly, disabled and families with children so that they may continue to live in warmth, safety and independence. Most work occurs on the last Saturday in April and October each year, however their application process is year-round. The work is completed by volunteers throughout the year.DutchessHOME IMPROVEMENT, REHABILITATION, AND REPAIRSREBUILDING TOGETHER DUTCHESS COUNTY
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesACRHA offers several Home Repair Programs, such as: AHC Home Improvement Grant, Revolving Loan Fund, RESTORE, HOME Program, and USDA 504 Loan/Grant.AlbanyHOME REPAIR PROGRAMSALBANY COUNTY RURAL HOUSING ALLIANCE (ACRHA)
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesRebuilding Together Saratoga County provides free home repairs and accessibility modifications for low-income families, seniors, individuals living with a disability and veterans in Saratoga County. SaratogaHOME REPAIR SERVICESREBUILDING TOGETHER SARATOGA COUNTY
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesCEO assists income eligible, single family owner-occupied homes throughout Rensselaer County (excluding City of Troy residents) with home repairs designed to make their homes safer and more comfortable to live in.RensselaerRURAL HOME REPAIR PROGRAMCOMMISSION ON ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (CEO) FOR THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesUmbrella of Colonie, a program of Colonie Senior Service Centers, matches senior homeowners (and renters) with affordable handymen services who perform minor home repairs and maintenance. Handyman services include light plumbing, light carpentry, painting, cleaning, yard work, snow removal, and more.AlbanyUMBRELLA OF COLONIECOLONIE SENIOR SERVICE CENTERS
Home Improvement/Repair ServicesWarren-Hamilton Counties ACEO offers weatherization as well as a senior handyman.WarrenWEATHERIZATION PROGRAMWARREN-HAMILTON COUNTIES COMMUNITY ACTION
HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMHelp homeowners make repairs to their homes with construction costs of up to a maximum of $50,000 via an interest free loan. Repayment periods are no more than 15 years. Work includes removal of housing code violations, heating, plumbing and electrical repairs, exterior and interior renovations and remodeling etc.SuffolkCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCYTOWN OF ISLIP
Housing ServicesOffers credit counseilng and financial advise toward the goal of homeownership. Reverse mortgage information available, foreclosure counseling, ecoization and other energy programs. Home repair or modification grants for low income elderly or people with disabilities.OrangeHOUSING PROGRAMSORANGE COUNTY RURAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY CORPORATION (RDAC)
Information/Referral ServicesA listing of home improvement contractors both licensed and unlicensed in the Kingston area. Listing also includes youth available for home improvement work and area handy persons.UlsterHOME IMPROVEMENT AND MINOR REPAIRSMID-TOWN EAST ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT
LONG TERM HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAMProvides home health care programs for the chronically-ill who are essentially homebound because of physical limitations. Services include assessment by a community health nurse, individualized treatment plans, nursing care, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology testing, respiratory therapy, nutritional planning, social work counseling, home health aides, homemakers, housekeepers, personal care workers, medical supplies and equipment and 24 hour telephone availability. Additional services include housing modifications, home maintenance, moving services, social day care, respite care, emergency alarm response service and congregate meals. Also offers medical transportation, laboratory work, x-ray, drugs, dentistry, ophthalmology, podiatry, medical day care and discharge planning.NassauLONG TERM HOME HEALTH CARE PROGRAMPARKER JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION
PLAINVIEW OLD BETHPAGE CARESProvides various services for senior citizens such as: transportation to medical appointments, nursing home visits and errands visits to homebound regular phone calls to homebound minor home repairs. Many volunteer opportunities. Call for further information.NassauPLAINVIEW OLD BETHPAGE CARESMID-ISLAND Y-JCC
REBUILDING TOGETHER, LONG ISLAND, INC.Repairs and rehabilitates homes of low income, elderly, families with children and displaced or disabled homeowners by providing free repair services. Also builds wheelchair ramps when needed.NassauREBUILDING TOGETHER, LONG ISLAND, INC.REBUILDING TOGETHER, LONG ISLAND, INC.
RESIDENTIAL REPAIROffers a residential repair program for residents age 60 and over, who are owners and renters. This program provides household assistance with chores that do not require the skills of a licensed craftsman. This is not an emergency service. Call for a list of types of repairs provided and to schedule an appointment.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
RESIDENTIAL REPAIR/HOME CHOREProvides light home maintenance and repairs for people 60+, who have no caretaker/relatives living with them and are unable to do their own chores. Some maintenance/repairs are painting, minor plumbing/electrical repairs.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-DIVISION OF SENIOR CITIZENSTOWN OF BABYLON
RESIDENTIAL REPAIR PROGRAMOffers two programs for low-income senior citizens that includes minor home repairs such as handicap ramps, leaky faucets, caulking, window repair, hand rails, grab bars, weatherization, crime prevention, gutter cleaning, etc. Call for a list of types of repairs provided and to schedule an appointment.SuffolkSENIOR CITIZENS DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
RESIDENTIAL REPAIR PROGRAMProvides minor home repairs for the senior citizen home owner.SuffolkSENIOR CITIZENS SERVICESTOWN OF ISLIP
RESIDENTIAL REPAIR PROGRAMProvides assistance to elderly homeowners or renters 60 and older with minor household chores or repairs that do not require the skills of a licensed craftsman. Homeowner provides and pays for all materials and supplies. Priority is given to low income and low income minority elderly.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER PROGRAMS AND SERVICESOffers transportation for senior citizens through the Dial-A-Ride program within the Town limits for weekly food shopping, monthly banking and medical appointments. Offers Home Aide program which provides light housekeeping, shopping, laundry and errands for eligible seniors. Minor home repairs are also available. Homeowners only pay for the materials, not labor. Offers Meals on Wheels program which delivers hot noontime meals on weekdays to homebound seniors and/or those unable to cook for themselves. Call for further information.SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICESTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
Senior ServicesUmbrella of the Capital District helps senior citizens and persons with disabilities live comfortably and safely in their own homes. By providing low-cost maintenance and a wide variety of personal services, Umbrella helps members keep their homes and their independence. Services may include yard work, home maintenance, very minor repairs, housekeeping, some transportation, changing light bulbs, etc. Umbrella ONLY does snow removal for members who own a snow blower they can use.SchenectadyHOME MAINTENANCE/YARD WORK/HOMEMAKER ASSISTANCE/SENIOR RIDE PROGRAMSUMBRELLA OF THE CAPITAL DISTRICT
Support ServicesOffers a variety of referrals to in-home support services, such as vetted home health care providers, providers of in home emergency alert devices and services, volunteers who assist with simple handy-man/household tasks or referrals to pre-screened modification and repair contractors and the like.WestchesterHOME ASSISTANCESPRYE (STAYING PUT IN RYE AND ENVIRONS)
UNITED HOME SERVICESOffers frail and handicapped older adults a discounted membership-based home maintenance program providing skilled tradesmen to make necessary repairs. Also offers personal care services such as grocery shopping and errand completion. All work is guaranteed by United Home Services.NassauUNITED HOME SERVICESUNITED ADULT MINISTRIES
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESSeeking volunteers for planning and running fundraisers, landscaping maintenance and handyman chores on houses for homeless families.SuffolkVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESWYANDANCH HOMES AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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