West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc.
Home Accessibility Modification
West Central Minnesota Communities Action - Elbow Lake (Industrial)
411 Industrial Park Blvd, Elbow Lake, MN, 56531
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.
This service is intended to make minor modifications of living space to prevent injury, promote safety and health of older persons, and to assist them in remaining independent in their homes.
Minor home modifications may include, but are not limited to, such items as:
* Repairs/renovations to alleviate medical conditions (i.e., air conditioner installation for asthma patients, with doctor's prescription)
* Purchase and installation of grab bars, shower chairs, raised toilet seats
* Faucet and door levers
* Smoke detectors
* Installation of medical alert devices
* Water heater repair
Area Served by County
- Becker County
- Clay County
- Douglas County
- Grant County
- Otter Tail County
- Pope County
- Stevens County
- Traverse County
- Wilkin County
- Community Action Partnership
- Sliding fee scale
- Title III
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
- People with low income
- Physical disabilities
60 years of age or older who need modifications to remain safely and independently in their home in Clay, Becker, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin counties
Contact the main office for application and program information
Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Affordable Housing Program
- Emergency Shelter
- Energy Assistance Program
- Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM)
- Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)
- Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Help Paying for Basic Needs
- Home Repair and Maintenance
- Home Repair Financial Assistance
- House Cleaning
- Minnesota Urban and Rural Homesteading (MURL)
- Rehabilitation Loans - Small Cities Housing
- Snow Removal
- Transportation - Ready Ride
- Weatherization Assistance Program
- Yard Work
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
BH-3000.3500-100Bathroom Modification Services Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to restructure their bathrooms in order to make bath, shower and toilet facilities accessible.
BH-3000.3500-350Kitchen Modification Services Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to restructure their kitchens to make cupboards, counters, appliances and other kitchen structures accessible.
BH-3000.3500-700Ramp Construction Services Definition
Programs that provide assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people with disabilities who need to modify multilevel homes or homes that have entrances preceded by steps in order to make them accessible by installing sloping walkways which transcend the levels.
BH-3000.3545Home Modification Consultation Definition
Programs that identify physical barriers or other problems in the home and recommend suitable adaptations to improve accessibility. In some cases, staff are available to consult with architects and contractors during the planning and construction phases of a home modification project.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.