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Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council

Home Modification Financial Assistance - Age Safely at Home Grant

1106 3rd Ave, Worthington, MN, 56187

(507) 376-4195

Website

http://www.smoc.us/id59.html

Service Details

Description

Offers Age Safely at Home grants. The program provides financial assistance and project management that will help low-income older or disabled adults to modify their homes to meet their safety needs and/or acquire essential furnishings.


Helping people maintain their housing helps them to age in place and live independently, comfortably, and safely.


The need of the household will be determined by the Housing Inspector's assessment of their current living situation along with the household's expressed needs.


Renovations include but are not limited to:
* Ramps
* Handrails
* Grab bars
* Walk-In showers
* Highboy toilets
* Main floor laundry
* Replacing flooring to prevent trip hazards


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Nobles County 
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

* People living in Nobles, Rock, Murray or Pipestone counties
* The household must be 60+ years old or disabled
* Program is an income-eligible program
* A sliding fee scale will determine the percentage the household would need to pay, if any


Application Instructions

Applications and sliding fee scale information are available online


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Nobles, Rock, Murray, and Pipestone - see eligibility fields for specific program information


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 376-4195
Main - Prairieland Transit Scheduling (507) 376-3322 Ext: 238
Toll Free (800) 658-2444

Last Update

4/3/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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