Our focus is to provide warmth, safety, and independence to homeowners. All of these repairs are done for free by skilled and unskilled volunteers.
In order to be eligible
After we have received your complete application (via mail or email), we will verify your income and ownership of your home. If all criteria are met, a member of our operations crew will contact you to do a detailed home inspection and scope of work to estimate the cost of the project. Our board will then review your application and approve or decline your case. If approved, we match your home project with a funding source (grant, sponsor, etc.) and schedule the work your home needs.
Please note that we currently have a waiting list of homeowners and we receive new referrals and applicants every week. We prioritize projects based on urgency of need and resource availability rather than taking projects in the order in which applications are received. We will reach out to you when we are able to extend our services, but be aware that the process may take some time.
Please be patient with us! We look forward to helping you!
To access information and referral line, Dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162. The first step in finding help is knowing who to call. 9-1-1 is for emergencies, 4-1-1 is for directory assistance and 2-1-1 is for finding community health and human service resources. A call to NC 2-1-1 is free, confidential, available all day, everyday.
The Veterans Administration has a Home Improvements and Structural Alterations program which helps pay for home improvements necessary to provide disability access to/in the home. Veterans who have a disability rating of 50% or more or who are being treated for a service-connected disability may make application at the local VA medical center.
The Displacement Prevention Partnership is administered by NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation-Independent Living Program and NC Housing Finance Agency to assist persons whose home needs accessibility modifications so they can continue to live there. Contact the Greenville Independent Living office at: 252-830-3471
NCATP provides devices and equipment to make daily life easier for people living with disabilities. All ages and all disabilities are served.Contact the Greenville office 252-830-8575.
The United States Department of Agriculture has a Home Repair Loan and Grant Program – Section 504. Very low income homeowners of any age can apply for a loan, must be 62+ for a grant, living in rural areas needing assistance with repairs and improvements (includes ramp construction) which will make their home/mobile home safer and more sanitary or assistance with the removal of health/safety hazards Call the Greenville Area Office at: 252-752-2035
The Weatherization Assistance Program and the Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program, administered through the Division of Energy, Minerals and Land Resources in the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources helps low-income, energy burdened homeowners and renters in North Carolina improve energy efficiency and maintain warmth in winter and cool comfort in summer. Priority is given to people 60 +, adults with disabilities and families with children.
Provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay heating bills. Priority is given to people 60 +, adults with disabilities and low income.
The Single-Family Rehabilitation Program Single family, owner-occupied, moderately deteriorated homes are eligible for comprehensive rehab whose household income is at or below 80% of AMI. Households must have a full-time member who is 62 years of age or older or disabled. Contact NC Housing Finance Agency for more information at: 919-877-5626
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