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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 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 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
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'm low income and my hot water heater went out. I don't have the money to go out and buy one.
You could try social services, HUD.org, or Habitat for Humanity.
Have you tried your liehp program:
Ours in Pittsburgh is helpful. Start there and they may know of other resources.
Prayers for you and yours and wishing you a good solution!
You may want to search for your state. Not sure where you're from but this is an example for my state: California
Edit, I apologize, you wrote Fenton, MO.
I need someone to move a drain in a basement floor. I am retired, and on a fixed income. I can probably dig around the drain pipe, and also fill in the hole. I just need the drain moved about 3 or 4 inches over, but I'm afraid if I don't get it right there will be leaks.
I would call around to local churches and see if they have anyone who can help. Also places where people are recovering from addiction, will often have people who will do work like this for a small donation. In my town, the organization is called Recovering Warriors.
Try Habitat for Humanity
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.
My grandmother's pipes are all messed up. They're all still old clay pipes. She had a plumber come out and look at them and they said one of them must have given out because there was so much mud (we initially thought it was just a clogged line). He gave us an estimate of 6k to dig up the pipes and replace with PVC. She lives alone and is a senior citizen whose only income is her SSI. Are there any programs or a way for her to get help to get this done?
The pipes have gotten so bad that it's just spilling water and sewage into her basement. We have looked into options of doing it ourselves, but are still running into the issue of having to get permits for everything and finding the time since we work full time jobs and have kids and of course the weather right now as well isn't the best.
Located in Iowa.
I would look into the Council on Aging and HUD.org. I would also notify social services and local churches.
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