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    Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people who need to make major repairs to their homes or upgrade/replace entire systems to eliminate health and safety hazards (such as gas leaks, outdated or hazardous electrical wiring and plumbing) or to improve their security e.g., by installing fences or fixing/replacing broken doors or windows. Typical services include major roofing repair and/or replacement; electrical and plumbing upgrades or repairs; septic system improvements; heating and air conditioning system repairs; flooring, tile or wall repairs; and interior and exterior painting that is part of the home rehabilitation process. Most programs do not handle minor repairs. Age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements may apply.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Chore Services - Commission on Economic Opportunity - TunkhannockChore Services are available for Wyoming County residents, age 18 to 59 years who have an income below 125% of poverty guidelines. Types of eligible chore activities include: home safety/security (installation of handicapped and safety rails for tubs, toilets, stairs. Installation of deadbolt locks, repairs to broken windows), handicapped adaptation (modification of thresholds, installation of handicapped toilets, ramps, stair glides), minor plumbing repair (assistance to resolve water leaks, replacement of water heaters), minor electrical repairs, and minor carpentry repairs (replacement of broken steps).WyomingCommission on Economic Opportunity - TunkhannockCommission on Economic Opportunity
    City of Philadelphia - Office of Housing and Community DevelopmentSelects neighborhood-based organizations to engage residents in activities that promote sustainability, create employment opportunities, enhance neighborhood safety, provide decent and affordable housing and foster residential, community and economic revitalization. Provides home repairs.PhiladelphiaHousing and CommunityCity of Philadelphia
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Caregiver Support ProgramAssists eligible caregivers through education about caregiving techniques, information about services available in their communities, and provides limited financial reimbursement for caregiving expenses. Program Eligible and Income Eligible caregivers may receive reimbursement of up to $500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care to adult briefs. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be given to qualified families to modify the home or purchase assistive devices to accommodate the frail relative. Such adaptations might include installing a stair climb, a wheelchair ramp, or modifying a bathroom.CumberlandCumberland County Aging & Community ServicesCumberland County Aging & Community Services
    Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Family Caregiver Support ProgramProvides needs assessment, benefits advice & counseling in which caregivers are informed of the benefits available to them. Benefits & Services for Caregivers: - Assessment of caregiver and older relative or friend’s needs - Training in caregiving skills - Financial assistance to purchase supplies or services such as respite or home chore services - Funds for home adaptations - Benefits counseling on services available through local, state and federal programs - Referrals to caregiver support or disease specific organizations - Care Management from your local Area Agency on AgingDauphinDauphin County Area Agency on AgingDauphin County Area Agency on Aging
    Family Caregiver Support ProgramProvides needs assessment, benefits advice & counseling in which caregivers are informed of the benefits available to them. Through a cost sharing approach family may recieve monthly reimbursements of up to $200/month through PA FCSP and an additional $300/month from the National FCSP. These monies can help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care, over-the-counter medicines, incontinence supplies, day care and home chore services. Modifcations can be made to the home such as installing stair lifts, building ramps or bathroom modification. One time only grants of up to $2000 can be give to families who qualify so that they can make the home more livable for the frail relative. Referrals to caregivers support groupsDauphinNorthern Dauphin Human Services Center Agency on AgingDauphin County Area Agency on Aging
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Maleno Family to Family FundAssists with mini-makeovers for home repairs and renovations. NOTE: 4 homes per year are renovatedErieGreater Erie Community Action Committee - Central OfficeGreater Erie Community Action Committee
    Habitat For Humanity InternationalVolunteer organization that builds homes for those in need. Habitat affiliates are independent, locally run, nonprofit organizations. Each affiliate coordinates all aspects of Habitat home building in its local area, including partner family selection. Your local affiliate can give you information on the availability, size, costs, "sweat equity" work requirements and application process for Habitat houses in your area. Visit the web site to find your local affiliate.121 Habitat St, Americus GA (Habitat For Humanity International)Habitat For Humanity International
    Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties - Critical Home Repair - Montgomery; West NorritonHabitat MontDelco’s Critical Home Repair Program provides low-cost home repairs to residents of Delaware and Montgomery Counties. Repairs must address critical needs in a home that threaten health, safety, security and/or accessibility. Through this program, Habitat MontDelco aims to stabilize communities, address Montgomery and Delaware Counties’ aging housing stock, and prevent low-income homeowners from being displaced.MontgomeryHabitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties - Montgomery; West NorritonHabitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties
    Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia - Capable - Philadelphia; CitywideProgram that provides aging in place repairs for elderly homeowners so they are able to remain safe and healthy in their homes for as long as possible.Philadelphia1829 N 19th St, Philadelphia PA (Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia)Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia
    Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia - Home Repairs for Veterans - Philadelphia; CitywideHome Depot funds critical repairs on the homes of veterans through Habitat for Humanity's Corps program.Philadelphia1829 N 19th St, Philadelphia PA (Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia)Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia
    Housing RehabilitationAssists homeowners to rehabilitate owner occupied homes in Monroe County to repair any code violation and to meet housing quality standards. Grants and loans are secured by a mortgage against the residence which require NO monthly payments. Possible repairs include: correcting code violations, repairing major systems such as heating, electrical, plumbing and roofing, making the home more energy efficient, structural components (walls, decks and porches), and windows and doors.MonroeMonroe County Redevelopment AuthorityMonroe County Redevelopment Authority
    Monroe County Habitat for Humanity - Home Preservation ServicesAssists homeowners to make necessary repairs.MonroeMonroe County Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity
    Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation - Senior Housing Assistance Repair ProgramProvides home fixing service. Repairs include replacing exterior doors and locks, rebuilding basement steps, making minor plumbing repairs and replacing electrical switches, outlets and fixtures.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Housing Development Corporation - Philadelphia; Center CityPhiladelphia Housing Development Corporation
    Rebuilding Together Greater HarrisburgProvide free home repairs concentrating on safe, warm & dryDauphinRebuilding Together Greater HarrisburgRebuilding Together Greater Harrisburg
    Union County Housing Authority - Residential RehabilitationThe Residential Rehabilitation Program serves the owner/occupants by upgrading their home. This allows people, many of which are elderly, to remain in their homes longer, and they remain in their communities where they have social connections and networks. The rehabilitation also helps the community by preventing deterioration and blighting influences, and the local tax base is maintained. Funds are available only to homeowners and taxes must be current. Eligible repairs are restricted to functional repairs to the structure.UnionUnion County Housing Authority - Residential RehabilitationUnion County Housing Authority
    Visiting Nurse Association of Erie County - Rehabilitation ServicesHelp with increasing muscle strength, improving mobility, restoring function, or adapting to a permanent disability.ErieVisiting Nurse Association of Erie CountyVisiting Nurse Association of Erie County

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