CHORE Minor Home Repair Services

Chore Minor Home Repair Services are available for income eligible Carbon County homeowners who are personally unable to

perform certain home maintenance tasks and have no other responsible person available or capable of performing these tasks.  Chore services are provided for the purpose of maintaining a person’s safety in the home and may include:

  • Installation of smoke detector(s);
  • Installation of Carbon Monoxide detector(s);
  • Installation of bathroom grab bars for tub & toilet areas;
  • Installation or repair of indoor & outdoor handrails;
  • Minor repair or replacement of loose floorboard or step(s)

 

Cosmetic home improvements and major housing repairs are not permissible under the program.  Services are provided based on need and problem resolution and may be restricted in amount and type based on available funding and other program and/or structural requirements and limitations.  Carbon County Homeowners who meet specific Income requirements may be eligible for assistance.    

           * Income Eligibility Guidelines are subject to change without notice as per funding source mandate    

Some income exclusions may apply.  Anyone in need of assistance or requiring more information should contact the Carbon County Action Committee Office at (610) 377-6400 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Chore Minor Home Repair Services are made possible through the PA DPW Human Services development Fund with the support of PA DCED Community Services Block Grant Funds.