Senior Home Repair & Benefits
Helping Seniors Age in Place Safely and Securely
CHAI’s Senior Home Repair Program provides necessary repairs and accessibility modifications for eligible low-income homeowners 62 and older and adults with disabilities. Since the start of the program, thousands of seniors have been helped to remain safe and independent in their homes.
The program helps homeowners with a variety of repairs to maintain the safety of the home, including:
- Gutters & Downspouts
- Plumbing & Electrical
- Railing Installation
- Grab Bars
- Bathroom Modifications
- Wheelchair Ramps
- Smoke Detectors
- Other Handyman Jobs
Senior Benefits Program provides home safety assessments and housing related referrals, advocacy, application completion, assistive devices, education for vulnerable seniors and individuals with disabilities. Senior Benefits Coordination provides a broad range of additional housing-related support services to clients with needs beyond basic home repair. The program aims to address these needs in order to enable clients to remain in their homes safely and independently.
CHAI’s Senior Benefits Program services include:
- Home Safety Assessment
- Occupational Therapy Evaluations and Assistive Devices
- Benefits Evaluation, Access to Required Documentation & Application Completion
- Education on Housing-related Safety and Financial Issues
- Housing Options Counseling
- Facilitation of Funding Assistance from Government & Private Programs
Questions? Please call the CHAI Intake Specialist at 410-500-5433 (LIFE).
Want to find out if you qualify? Candidates are required to complete an application to determine if they qualify for our programs. Once qualified, grants are awarded based upon financial criteria for home assessments, adaptations, maintenance and repairs.