Repairs on Wheels
Providing low-income residents and persons with disabilities with the opportunity to live with dignity in an independent setting.
Home repairs can be challenging to low-income residents and persons with disabilities. Yet neglecting such repairs can make it hazardous for them to remain in their own home. The staff at Repairs on Wheels identifies the need for repairs or modifications, performs safety reviews and educates residents about home safety. The team develops a plan for repairs and modifications that best suits the homeowner's needs.
Minor home repairs could include fixing locks, carpentry, plumbing, window work and other small jobs. Small modifications, such as adding hand rails, may also be performed to make it easier to move about. For those who can no longer get in and out of their home without assistance, wheelchair-accessible ramps are also available. There is no charge for repairs. The program serves low-income homeowners and persons with disabilities in Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Tammany and St. John parishes as well as the City of Kenner. Income levels must be verified to qualify, and only homeowners are eligible.
More Help For St. Tammany's Low-Income Residents & Persons With Disabilities
Volunteers of America was awarded a $65,000 USDA Housing Preservation Grant. This enables us to offer home repairs and historic preservation to six eligible low-income residents or persons with disabilities in St. Tammany during 2017.
For more information, call 985-612-1067.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.