Home Repair / Modification Programs

Programs that provide a variety of minor home repair services for homeowners who qualify. Specific services vary by organization. (AIRS PH-3300.27-250) Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to install ramps, elevators, stair glides or lifts; widen doorways; install grab bars in showers and bathrooms; lower kitchen and other cabinets; or make other modifications in their homes or apartments to make them accessible. (AIRS BH-3000.3500)

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RI

Pawtucket, RI

Address:
32 Goff Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-723-4520
Services Provided: The Blackstone Valley Community Action Program provides a number of services to its clients from Basic Needs, energy heating assistance to job training.
Programs and services for families include:
Family Programs including Home Visiting programs Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Healthy Families America [http://bvcap.org/family-services/]
Rhode Island Works and Education and Job Training Programs [http://bvcap.org/education-and-job-training/]
Basic Needs including food pantry and Project undercover(diapers) [http://bvcap.org/emergency-services/]
Provider Profiles: The Blackstone Valley Community Action Program (BVCAP) is a non-profit agency and a member of the nation-wide network of Community Action Programs. Our mission is to assist low-moderate income people and empower them to become self-reliant, responsible citizens. Our programs are funded through federal, state and local grants.

Multiple Locations
BVCAP Community Center
210 West Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM
Phone: 401-475-5071

Woonsocket Office
Woonsocket Senior Center
84 Social Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM

Phone: 401-766-3734
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/14/2019

Nationwide

Address:
P.O. Box 937
Littleton, CO 80160-0937
Phone: 303-798-2342
Eligibility: Friends of Man accepts applications ONLY from a referring professional on behalf of the applicant. This can be a social worker, nurse, school counselor, teacher, principal, social worker, clergy, health care technician, etc.
Services Provided: Friends of Man was founded to provide donors with the opportunity to have 100% of their gift used for charitable purposes. Referring Professionals (health care and social workers, clergy, counselors, teachers, etc.) submit applications on behalf of people in need of assistance. Applications are accepted only from referring professionals. Friends of Man carefully considers all applications, referring to the federal poverty guidelines as well as all the information required on our application. If the request is approved, Friends of Man pays the vendor for the needed items or services.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/24/2020