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Home Repair Help For Low Income Disabled Owner

I have a friend that's on disability. He bought a home and because it was involved in a fire he gutted the house in order to rebuild the entire inside. The problem is he is disabled and only has SSI income. He lives in central Indiana. Is there any help available through government or private agencies? I have searched high and low without any luck. This home needs everything from electrical to plumbing to walls and floors and this man needs help so that he can have a place to call home.


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April 30, 20160 found this helpful

Try this federal agency for possible help:

https://www.dis … make-accessible/

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May 1, 20160 found this helpful

https://www.dis … ies-individuals/

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May 4, 20161 found this helpful

Also try:

SENIORS-National Council On Aging (NCOA)

The National Counseling On Aging has a free resource site:

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:



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July 12, 20160 found this helpful

How can I get help with home repairs don't get enough money to fix my house and the house was a wedding gift to me and my wife

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September 6, 20160 found this helpful

I am in need of help of getting a roof. I don't have the money to get it done. I am disabled and on a fixed income and don't have any money for repairs. I also have a wood France that needs repaired. Can you help me find help with this.

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