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    Programs that identify physical barriers or other problems in the home and recommend suitable adaptations to improve accessibility. In some cases, staff are available to consult with architects and contractors during the planning and construction phases of a home modification project.

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    Access Grant ProgramProgram activities include, but are not limited to the following:Adaptive modifications such as ramps, lifts, door widening, visual door bells, audio phones, visual phone signalers, etc. that will improve the ability of a person with disabilities to enter and exit the home. Adaptive modifications, such as widening hallways, lowering the kitchen counters, enlarging bathrooms, or adding grab bars that will increase the ability of a person with disabilities to perform activities of daily living. Other adaptive modifications that will enable a person with a disability to remain in the home and prevent institutionalization. These funds may not be used to modify units owned or operated by public housing authorities or a facility licensed by DPW or Department of Health (DOH) for support services; for relocation expenses; for escrowing purposes to return the unit to its original condition.ColumbiaColumbia County Housing and Redevelopment AuthorityColumbia County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
    AmrampSales source for commercial and residential access issues. Builds and installs wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, vertical platform lifts, patient lift systems and other accessibility solutions.LehighAmrampAmramp
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Senior Assistance Program (TAGADAPT)Designed to meet the specific needs of elderly tenants through phone counseling and home visits. In addition, the program can provide a small number of adaptive modifications in the homes of low-income senior tenants who need them in order to remain in their apartment. Modifications are generally grab bars for the bathtub or toilet, handheld showers, and bath benches.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    Weatherization Assistance ProgramDauphin County Weatherization conducts on-site energy audits to assess conditions in the home and to identify the most cost effective energy savings measures needed. Weatherization services include but are not limited to: - Blower door guided air sealing to effectively locate and reduce air-leakage throughout the home; - Installation of attic, wall, basement and crawlspace insulation and ventilation to reduce energy loss; - Heating system modification or replacement to increase the efficiency and/or safety of the heating system; - Minor repairs, and/or health and safety measures are provided (when necessary) to allow the safe and effective installation of the weatherization measures; - Client education on the proper use and maintenance of the installed Weatherization measures and ways to reduce energy waste everyday. DauphinDauphin County WeatherizationDauphin County Weatherization

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