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My mother is 59 years old, low income, and doesn't have the money to fix her sink in a bathroom. How can she get help?
I am an Home Health Aide and a lot of the elders I take care of go through the Ageing and Disability for similar things like this. They don't take too long to answer you back seeing as they are all for helping out elders who can't work and are in need of assistance.
Try going to your County Ageing and Disability offices, they should be able to help your mother with getting help to apply for any assistance she might need and finding an affordable company. They might even just pay for the whole thing even if she isn't qualified for any assistance through their company, they are usually great with helping out with these things. Good luck!
I work for a disabled low income man in Noble, Oklahoma. His hot water heater went out over 2 months ago. He can't afford to replace it. He applied twice for assistance through a foundation from his electric company, but has been denied both times.
If he can afford to have somebody work for him he should be able to afford a new hot water heater. Of course there is a possibility that you are being paid through the Department of Social Services.
I am disabled and own my home. The main water line into my house needs to be replaced due to tree roots. I have no way to pay for this large job and I don't know where to turn for help. What can I do?
HUD is there to help repair home for people on a fixed income or disable. You should make an appointment with the office near you and see if you qualify for assistance.
I am a single lady with a very low income and am disabled. I noticed that I have a cracked sewer pipe in my basement. How can I get assistance in having this repaired soon?
Go to HUD.org and click on your state.
Go to your state Environmental and sanitary department and they should have on their list of things they should have for low income people that can't afford it, and home winterization programs does it to
My water heater leaks. I have kids in the home and no money. It is starting to have a odor. Any ideas for finding help to fix it?
By Cheyanna T.
If it is gas, it needs to be disconnected asap. If it is leaking it is not safe and will be making your water bill go up.
Call your local church. People like to help others in need.
I was recently laid off from a job after 27 years and I am struggling just to meet bills. I have apparently developed a leak in the slab of my house and my water bill has quadrupled. I really need this repaired ASAP. Is there anyone out there that can help me with this situation?
By Valerie T
I need to have my water heater replaced. It's starting to leak. Where or who on Staten Island, New York can help a low income senior citizen?
By Mary from Staten Island, NY