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Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)

Home Accessibility Modification

SEMCIL - Rochester Office

2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902

(507) 285-1815

Website

https://www.semcil.org/services/independent-living-program/community-access

Service Details

Description

Adaptations to your home to remove barriers for people with disabilities or age-related concerns. Modifications may include wheelchair ramps, grab bars, door widening, lowering countertops and other changes to make life easier and safer. Work can range from simple changes, like replacing doorknobs with pull handles, to major structural projects such as bathroom re-design.


Additional Information

The Home Accessibility Program ensures that people with disabilities have the home modifications they need for safe access and increased independence in their homes.


Common modifications include ramps, grab bars, and low-rise steps.


The service provides:
* Ramps for rent or purchase
* Provides accessibility modifications and coordinates contractors for estimates and project completion
* Home modification planning
* Report of findings and recommendations for improving access and safety
* Information and referral to potential funding sources, loan programs


The Temporary Ramp Program provides temporary ramps for consumers who need safe, accessible access to their home for a limited amount of time. Temporary ramps are rented on a weekly or monthly basis, for up to six months.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Dodge County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Houston County 
    • Mower County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Rice County 
    • Steele County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Winona County 
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies
    • Portable Ramp 
  • Payment
    • Private pay 
    • Sliding fee scale 
  • Specialization
    • Older adults 
    • Older adults with disabilities 
    • People with low income 
    • Physical disabilities 

Fees

Temporary Ramp Program has modest set up and rental fees


Business Hours

8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona counties


Disability HUB MN and DB101 - Statewide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 601-9767
Disability Hub MN (866) 333-2466
Toll Free (888) 460-1815

Last Update

4/1/2024

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