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Residents, age 60 and older, who own or rent and are incapable of maintaining their residence because of illness, incapacity, handicap, or absence of a caretaker-relative are eligible for this service. Priority is given to servicing those who are frail, low income, minority, disabled, isolated or veterans.
Residents who are receiving the same or similar service under another government-funded program are not eligible for this service.
Residential Repair services are offered four days a week, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 8:00 am and 2:00 pm.
There is no income requirement to receive services.
The Town's Residential Repair program provides:
*Installation of hand rails and grab bars
*Leaf raking – front yard only
*Minor plumbing services
The Residential Repair program covers minor projects only. The program does not provide electrical services, roof repair, window replacements, or snow removal. For more information, please call (631) 464-4340, x1117.
Yes, we provide identification cards for senior citizens. Applicants must visit the Department of Human Services at 1 Commerce Boulevard, Amityville, NY and provide proof of residency and age. Acceptable documents include a driver's license, utility bill or passport. These ID cards allow members to redeem senior citizen discounts were available.