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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
B.U.I.L.D., Becoming Understanding Involved Loving DisciplesWorkshops regarding safety and skill development in construction activities, such as using hand tools, power tools, for groups planning to participate in mission trips, work camps or disaster relief projects. Practice on simulated construction setting. B.U.I.L.D. will come to church facility to do training Construction materials bank where people may donate good supplies for use by other people. YorkB.U.I.L.D., Becoming Understanding Involved Loving DisciplesB.U.I.L.D., Becoming Understanding Involved Loving Disciples
Carbon County Action Committee For Human Services - Chores/Minor Home Repairs ProgramChores/Minor Home Repairs Program provides home repairs to address health and safety issues. Types of repairs may include installation of smoke detectors or grab bars and other small jobs. Individuals must own/occupy their own home and meet income guidelines. CarbonCarbon County Action Committee For Human ServicesCarbon County Action Committee For Human Services
Christian Assistance NetworkAssists the poor, disabled, disadvantaged and elderly with the basic needs of food, clothing, housing and medical expenses. Strive to assist those individuals and/or families who are experiencing a “Crisis” in their lives. A Crisis might be financial– due to a loss of employment, medical – due to a recent change in the health status of a family member, or psychological - due to a stressful situation in your daily life.MercerChristian Assistance NetworkChristian Assistance Network
Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Home ModificationProvides minor home maintenance and modifications for Cumberland County residents over age 60. Services may include: - Installation and removal of window air conditioners, storm windows and screens, cleaning gutters and downspouts - Minor repair of plaster or dry wall, painting related to small repairs - Construction of wheelchair ramps, installation of grab bars and handrails. Limited repair/replacement of steps, floor boards, deck boards and steps, and small masonry repairs related to safety issues - Minor plumbing/installation of heat tape - Window pane replacement / caulking, door latch repair or replacement, window sash replacementCumberlandCumberland County Aging & Community ServicesCumberland County Aging & Community Services
Cumberland Valley Habitat for Humanity - Home AgainRepairs of homes for qualifying low-income occupant/owners; this includes mobile homes.CumberlandCumberland Valley Habitat for HumanityCumberland Valley Habitat for Humanity
ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth - Help for the HomeboundVolunteers shop, perform odd jobs, help complete forms, balance checkbooks, and serve as Friendly Visitors, enabling homebound adults to continue to live independently in their own surroundings.MontgomeryElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth - Montgomery; Bryn MawrElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth
Granny Handymen - Handyman and Home Maintenance ServicesBased in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Granny Handymen is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that seeks to further the independence of seniors aged 60 or older and people with disabilities by providing basic handyman services at no cost.ChesterGRANNY HANDYMENGranny Handymen
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
Hazelwood Initiative - Home RepairsAssists Hazelwood homeowners to invest in their homes to encourage improved property values and visible neighborhood pride. Using RTP as a general contractor, homeowners can receive up to $6,000 (or $7,500 for a roof) in repairs and improvements, while only being asked to pay 1/4 of the total cost once that work is complete. In addition, participants may then qualify for up to $6,000 in free interior repairs.AlleghenyHazelwood InitiativeHazelwood Initiative
Healthy Rowhouse ProjectDedicated to improving substandard conditions and health in rowhouses occupied by low-and moderate-income Philadelphians. Does not provide direct servicesPhiladelphiaHealthy Rowhouse Project - Philadelphia; Center CityHealthy Rowhouse Project
Helping Hands for HeroesHelping Hands for Heroes is a partnership between Franklin County Adult Probation and the Franklin County Veterans Affairs Office. This program allows adult probation participants the opportunity to serve military members, veterans, and their families.FranklinFranklin County Veteran AffairsFranklin County Human Services
Home Helps, A Ministry of Servants, Inc.Provides maintenance and repairs to the homes of people who, for whatever reason, are unable to do the work themselves, or are not able to pay professionals to do the work for them. Services may include minor plumbing, painting, sheetrock, carpentry, handi-work and property maintenance. YorkHome Helps, A Ministry of Servants, Inc.Servants, Inc.
Housing Partnership of Chester County - Home Maintenance ProgramProvides basic home maintenance, repairs and access modifications. Work includes any type of home maintenance repairs or access modifications. They can include, but are not limited to, roof repair, heater installation, windows, decks, bathrooms, siding.Chester*Main Site (Housing Partnership of Chester County)Housing Partnership of Chester County
It's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) assists and empowers post 9/11 veterans and their families with financial, educational, recreational or therapeutic needs.
  • Offers financial assistance to pay third party mortgages, rent, and other needs including:
    • Utility bills
    • Housing assistance (rent, mortgage)
    • Housing repairs
    • Funeral expenses
    • Legal fees
    • Educational fees
    • Recreational fees
    • Medical fees
  • Provides gift cards from a variety of retail outlets for the veteran and their families in a time of need.
  • Offers post-secondary educational scholarship opportunities for both the veteran and their dependents.
  • Assists veterans with job placement throughout the Tri-State Area.
ButlerIt's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation
Kennett Area Senior Center - In Home ServicesThere are seniors in our community who wish to stay in their homes as long as possible, but are unable to keep their homes clean and safe. Some seniors may not have a support network that can help them.The Neighbors in Action is a program run by volunteers to provide Home Support Services to low income seniors in Chester County. The Chester County Department of Aging Services and the Kennett Area Senior Center joined forces to provide needed services like home maintenance, home repairs and transportation.Chester*Main Site (Kennett Area Senior Center)Kennett Area Senior Center
Kennett Area Senior Center - Minor RepairsThe Senior Center has two programs for those who are homebound, temporarily or permanently, or who live alone.The Reassurance Program offers friendship and companionship to individuals who are homebound due to an illness or disability and/or nursing homebound individuals. Some of these individuals may just need somebody to talk to or to feel that someone else cares about them. The program is managed by the Kennett Area Senior Center Member Services Coordinator, who works with senior volunteers who make phone calls, visits and reach out to those in need of this service. The Neighbors in Action is a program run by volunteers to provide home support services to low income seniors in Chester County. The Chester County Department of Aging Services and the Kennett Area Senior Center joined forces to provide needed services like home maintenance, home repairs and transportation.ChesterKENNETT AREA SENIOR CENTERKennett Area Senior Center
Kennett Area Senior Center - Neighbors in Action - Home MaintenanceThe Kennett Area Senior Center understands the many challenges that our elderly population faces. There are seniors in our community who wish to stay in their homes as long as possible, but are unable to keep their homes clean and safe. Some seniors may not have a support network that can help them. The Neighbors in Action is a program run by volunteers to provide home support services to low income seniors in Chester County. The Chester County Department of Aging Services and the Kennett Area Senior Center joined forces to provide needed services like home maintenance, home repairs and transportationChester*Main Site (Kennett Area Senior Center)Kennett Area Senior Center
Liberty at Home - In-Home Personal Care & Private Duty SupportProvides a wide range of individualized services designed to help older adults remain living in their own home. There is no minimum visit requirement and schedules planned together may be changed to meet individual needs. Services Include: - Certified Home Assistants available to provide personal needs such as bathing, dressing and meal preparation - Transportation Services for medical appointments, shopping and social engagements - Personal Household Management including bill paying, record keeping and insurance benefits management - Home Maintenance and Repair for routine or occasional needs including snow removal and lawn care.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - Liberty at HomeLiberty Lutheran
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - BerksWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).BerksBerks County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - CarbonWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).CarbonCarbon County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - LancasterWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).LancasterLancaster County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - LebanonWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).LebanonLebanon County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - LehighWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).LehighLehigh County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - NorthamptonWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).NorthamptonNorthampton County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - SchuylkillWill start taking applications November 1, 2019. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat (this may include a problem with a heating system i.e. furnace).SchuylkillSchuylkill County Assistance OfficePennsylvania Department of Human Services
Love INCA ministry that connects churches with the needs of the community. Some examples of the volunteer services provided are personal care, friendly visits, transportation, homemaking assistance, home maintenance, budget guidance, respite care, and tutoring/mentoring. Financial aid not available. Administers the Homes of Hope Transitional Housing Program in Lancaster County.LancasterLove INC of Lancaster CountyLove In the Name of Christ Lancaster County
LOVE in the name of Christ - Home Maintenance MinistryAssists individuals with small repairs, household maintenance and chores spring clean-up, leaf raking and snow removal. Assists on a limited basis with relocation and moving. Assists with limited technical support of smart phones, tablets and computers. Does not provide financial assistance to help resolve the need. ALL services are totally dependent on volunteer availability.NorthumberlandLOVE in the name of ChristGolden Rule Love INC.
Monroe County Habitat for Humanity - Home Preservation ServicesAssists homeowners to make necessary repairs.MonroeMonroe County Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity
Nazareth Housing Homeowner Assistance ProgramHelps low income elderly and/or disabled homeowners make critical home repairs and improvements. Housing counselors visit clients in their home to determine the scope of work needed, provide post-purchase counseling on repairs, including referrals to reliable contractors; when feasible and appropriate grants or low interest loan programs may be considered (eligibility requirements apply). AlleghenyNazareth Housing ServicesCommunity at Holy Family Manor
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation - Home RepairFree home repairs to Oakland homeowners.AlleghenyOakland Planning and Development CorporationOakland Planning and Development Corporation
Operation Homefront of PA, DE & NJProvides direct services to alleviate a military family's or individual's actual/complete emergency financial burden, as well as counseling and/or recovery support. Emergency financial assistance is in the form of checks paid directly to mortgage lenders, auto mechanics, contractors, hospitals, doctors, dentists and other providers. Other emergency funding assistance, which an applicant receives within 24 to 72 hours, includes the following: - Financial assistance - Emergency food - Emergency home repairs - Critical baby items: formula, food and diapers - Home and appliance repair - Furniture and household items - Local moving assistance - Community events - Wounded Warrior Transitional Family Housing Operation Homefront of PA, DE & NJOperation Homefront
Philadelphia Senior Center - In-Home Support ServicesThe mission of the In-Home Support Program is to provide early intervention and prevention. Some services that are offered to eligible homebound seniors (to be determined by a comprehensive assessment), are advocacy, home delivered meals, homemaker service (temporary) house cleaning, laundry assistance, minor home repairs, senior companions, adaptive equipment and transportation.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Senior Center - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Senior Center
Pittsburgh Project Home Repair MinistryProvides minor repairs, including painting, drywall, minor construction,gardening and other projects for the owner occupied homes of those who physically or financially cannot do the work for themselves. Focus is on the elderly. Work is performed by crews of teenage volunteers and their adult leaders. Work is performed during June, July, and August. Applications are accepted year round and may be downloaded from their web site. All applications received after February 28 are placed on a waiting list for review in the fall of that year.AlleghenyPittsburgh Project - Home Repair MinistryPittsburgh Project
Rebuilding Together Greater HarrisburgProvide free home repairs concentrating on safe, warm & dryDauphinRebuilding Together Greater HarrisburgRebuilding Together Greater Harrisburg
Russell United Methodist Church - Hands of the CarpenterHousehold repairs and building accessibility ramps.WarrenRussell United Methodist ChurchRussell United Methodist Church
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- Adams County OfficeTouch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer: •Transportation assistance •Assistance with certain errands •Help with indoor and outdoor chores •Meal preparation •Telephone visitation •Companionship/friendly visitation •Respite for caregivers AdamsSpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-LifeSpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- Franklin County OfficeTouch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer: •Transportation assistance •Assistance with certain errands •Help with indoor and outdoor chores •Meal preparation •Telephone visitation •Companionship/friendly visitation •Respite for caregiversFranklinSpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-LifeSpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- Hanover Area OfficeTouch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer: •Transportation assistance •Assistance with certain errands •Help with indoor and outdoor chores •Meal preparation •Telephone visitation •Companionship/friendly visitation •Respite for caregivers YorkSpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-LifeSpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- Shrewsbury OfficeTouch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer: •Transportation assistance •Assistance with certain errands •Help with indoor and outdoor chores •Meal preparation •Telephone visitation •Companionship/friendly visitation •Respite for caregivers YorkSpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-LifeSpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-Life- York County OfficeTouch-a-Life volunteers help people of all ages who are in temporary need of assistance. Services are free and available in Adams, Franklin, Fulton and York Counties. SpiriTrust Lutheran Touch-a-Life volunteers may offer: •Transportation assistance •Assistance with certain errands •Help with indoor and outdoor chores •Meal preparation •Telephone visitation •Companionship/friendly visitation •Respite for caregivers YorkSpiriTrust Lutheran® Touch-a-LifeSpiriTrust Lutheran
UDS - Accessible Home ModificationsProgram designs and constructs accessibility modifications for homeowners and tenants, making it possible for individuals with disabilities to remain in their own homes. Items such as wheelchair ramps, accessible bathrooms, lifts, stair glides, widened doors and hallways, and both hearing and visual accommodations are installed by the program. The program cannot perform repairs.LancasterUDS - Erin CourtUDS Foundation
Valley Care Association - Home Safe HomeHelps seniors and adults with disabilities stay at home safely. Trained staff with expertise in home modifications will visit the home and assess it for safety needs such as grab bars in the bathroom, railings and ramps. Professional contractors complete all of the home modifications. Financial assistance is available to eligible individuals.BeaverValley Care AssociationValley Care Association
World ChangersVolunteer group offering repair work in Penn Hills, This group is working with the Penn Hills Senior Aid Rehab program.AlleghenyWorld ChangersWorld Changers

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