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Home Repair Assistance for Low Income Families

I'm on disability. How and where can I get help with home repairs?

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful

I would contact Habitat for Humanity.

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February 6, 20171 found this helpful

If you can do some sort of barter with someone that can do the repairs this is a great way to get them done. Place an ad on Craigslist or alike (they have a barter) section. Example: I will wash your clothing or watch your kids for repairs on _____ fill it in.

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February 8, 20170 found this helpful

Telling someone on disability to barter by washing someone else's clothes is so ridiculous. For God's sake these people are desperate enough for help that they are posting on her. Get off your duffs and get them some real help

Put yourself in there shoes if that is possible. Or are you living so well you can't imagine how desperate these people are.

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful

SENIORS-National Council On Aging (NCOA)

US Administration on Aging 800.677.1116 www.eldercare.gov-financial, employment, legal & caregiving help

The National Counseling On Aging has a free resource site:

www.BenefitsCheckUp.org

This site is a confidential and free and easy resource service to help people 55 years and older locate and apply for benefits. There are numerous financial assistance programs, both public and private, that can help struggling Seniors trying to make ends meet. The site has information on more than 2000 programs. Many are available to anyone in need who qualify, while others are available only to older adults and can help them retain their independence.

Benefit Types:

Food Assistance, Health Care, Prescription Drugs, Utility Assistance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), low income housing, tax relief, respite care, free legal assistance and many other benefit programs are available.

To use the site, you enter basic information about the person in need-date of birth, zip code, and check boxes for what the person needs assistance with. The site generates a report instantly, listing links to the programs and services that the person may qualify for.

Some assistance programs can be applied for online while other have downloadable form to be printed and mailed, faxed or emailed in, and some require you to contact the program directly.

Benefits Enrollment Center

It is also possible to get help in person at a Benefits Enrollment Center. There are currently 36 centers in 24 states and 12 more will be added in 2016. Visit the online site for locations:

www.NCOA.org/centerforbenefits/becs

BottomLinePersonal.com050116-DCA

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February 17, 20170 found this helpful

My Name is Tracy Sullivan and I'm disabled,I Have No Income! And Extremely Need Home repairs! Where can I get Help with Home repairs?

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