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Adapting or improving homes

Advice and support for elderly or disabled people on equipment and adaptations to their homes. Home repairs, handyperson service and garden maintenance.

Accessible homes grants

Details on how the Accessible Homes Agency can advise on the grants available to make home adaptations which help people to live independently.

Adaptations for elderly and disabled people

The Accessible Homes Agency provides essential adaptations to the homes of elderly and disabled people to help them live independently and safely in their homes. A range of adaptations are provided that improve access into and around the home and make it easier to use essential facilities in the home, such as a bath or shower.

Garden maintenance

Inexpensive help with your garden for elderly or disabled residents within 6 miles of central Halifax.

Handyperson service

A service available to Calderdale residents over 60, or disabled, carrying out small jobs you find difficult to do or cannot get anyone else to help you with

Home from hospital

Helping residents return to their home, or into a new home, following a stay in hospital.

Home repairs

The Home Improvement Service can provide information and assistance to elderly, vulnerable and lower income home-owners to carry out essential work to remain safe and warm in their own homes. The team can offer help and advice, access to contractors and low cost repayment loans for essential works for qualifying owner occupiers.