National Directory: California

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HOME MODIFICATION IN California


Home Modification Providers by City

This section contains listings of home modification providers in California. Search by city or keyword.

Alhambra, CA

Handyworker Program

Contact Person: Am Vuong

Address: 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

Phone Number: 818-407-9947

Fax: 818-407-9947

Established: 1979

Target Population: 62+ or permanently disabled, low-income homeowners

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 90%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 500

No. of Paid Staff: 18

Most Common Modification: Painting, handrails, doors, ramps, plumbing, and electrical.

Assessor: Contractor

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Cost to Client: Free

Housing Preservation Loan Programs

Contact Person: Rosalie Salazar

Address: 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

Phone Number: 626-262-4511

Special Features: * Handyworker Program - Provides grants to homeowners up to $2,000 for minor fix up. * Emergency Aid Grants - Home repair grants up to $5,000 for low-income owners of single-family homes. * Home Amortized Loan - 3% interest rate, 15 year amortized payment. * CDBG/Home Deferred Single-Family Loan Program - 3% deferred interest rate loans.

Anaheim, CA

Aero Mobility

Contact Person: Kamran Meshkani

Address: 1001 Weir Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA 92807

Email Address: info@aeromobility.com

Phone Number: 877-325-4000

Fax: 714-973-8387

Homepage/Website: http://www.aeromobility.com

Established: 2004

Target Population: Mobility Challenged

No. of Persons Served/Year: 350

No. of Paid Staff: 3

Special Features: Integrated for Van Mods, Home Mods, ATP Evals, Complex Rehab and Complex Respiratory

Environmental: Yes

Auburn, CA

Home Resource Services

Contact Person: Ted Slifer

Address: 11566 D Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603

Phone Number: 530-885-2436

Fax: 530-888-6747

Sponsor: Foothill Volunteer Center

Bakersfield, CA

Home Improvement Loan Program

Contact Person: Tricia Richter

Address: 1715 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone Number: 661-326-3733

Fax: 661-852-2136

Sponsor: City of Bakersfield Economic & Community Development Dept.

Berkeley, CA

Access Modifications

Contact Person: Stuart James

Address: 3075 Adeline St, Suite 100., Berkeley, CA 94703

Email Address: mcochran@cilberkeley.org

Phone Number: 510-841-4776

Fax: 510-841-6168

Homepage/Website: http://www.thecil.org/

Director: Stuart S. James

Target Population: Must be low-income, have a disability and live in Berkeley

Eligibility: Must be low-income, have a disability and live in Berkeley

Cost to Client: Free

Berkeley Home Repair

Contact Person: Peter Menard-Warwick

Address: 1013 Pardee Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Phone Number: 510-644-8546

Fax: 510-644-8618

Director: Peter Menard-Warwick

Most Common Modification: Safety home modifications, maintenance and repair.

Eligibility: Low-income homeowners and renters stay in their homes by providing free health and safety home modifications, maintenance and repair.

Cost to Client: None to qualified homeowners with disabilities. Household income can be no more than 80% of area median income. Homes have to be in the City of Berkeley.

Bishop, CA

Inyo Mona Advocates For Community Action

Contact Person: Beth Himelhoch

Address: 137 E. South StreetP.O. Box 845, Bishop, CA 93515

Email Address: info@imaca.net

Phone Number: 760-873-8557

Fax: 760-873-8182

Established: 1981

Target Population: Disabled Elderly

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 10-15%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 800-1,000

No. of Paid Staff: 30

Most Common Modification: Ramps, grab bars, roofs, door stripping, and weatherization.

Assessor: Licensed contractors and weatherization manager

Funding Sources: State and county funds, and donations

Total Budget: Amount varies.

Funding Home Mods: Varies on need per individual client

Funding Repairs: Varies on need per individual client

Senior Program

Contact Person: Charles Broten

Address: 682 Spruce St, Bishop, CA 93514

Email Address: imaaa@qnet.com

Phone Number: 760-873-5240

Fax: 760-873-5103

Established: 1980

Sponsor: Inyo Mono Area Agency on Aging

Director: Charles Broten

Target Population: Elderly

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 90%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 2000

No. of Paid Staff: 50

Most Common Modification: Safety features, ramps, shower benches, and handrails.

Assessor: Social worker

Funding Sources: Donations, CA Department of Aging, State and Federal aid

Funding Home Mods: $3,000

Brentwood, CA

Lift And Transfer Specialists, Inc.

Contact Person: Craig Coogan

Address: 7893 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA 94513

Email Address: INFO@LTSPEC.com

Phone Number: 877-542-5438

Fax: 310-715-1843

Sponsor: Lift and Transfer Specialists, Inc.

Burlingame, CA

Home Safety Services

Contact Person: Martin Simenc

Address: 890 Cowan Rd., Suite G, Burlingame, CA 94010

Email Address: info@homesafety.net

Phone Number: 650.571.7774

Fax: 650-571-7775

Homepage/Website: www.homesafety.net

Director: Martin Simenc

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1000

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: We perform Senior Home Modifications which prevent injury, provide peace of mind and enable seniors to remain in their homes safely. We are licensed, bonded, and insured.

Type of Assessment: Environmental

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Chico, CA

Rental Housing Accessibility Program (RHAP)

Contact Person: Jennique Lee

Address: 1161 East Ave., Chico, CA 95926

Phone Number: 530-893-8527

Fax: 530-893-8574

Sponsor: Independent Living Services of Northern California

City Of Chico Rehabilitation Loan Program

Contact Person: Lisa Gray

Address: 411 Main Street, Chico, CA 95927

Phone Number: 530-895-4862

Fax: 530-895-4925

Sponsor: City of Chico

Commerce, CA

Maravilla Foundation

Contact Person: George Ross

Address: 5729 East Union Pacific, Commerce, CA 90022

Email Address: info@maravilla.org

Phone Number: 323-869-4500

Fax: 323-278-7788

Sponsor: LA County Handyworker Program

Target Population: Hispanic

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 50%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 185

No. of Paid Staff: 9

Most Common Modification: Safety, security devices, windows, and miscellaneous repairs.

Assessor: outside contractors

Funding Sources: CBDG County

Special Features: Service area: East Los Angeles ; Alternative number: 323-869-4503

Total Budget: $400,000

Concord, CA

Housing Conservation Program

Contact Person: Jim Hutcherson

Address: 1950 Parkside Dr., MS/56, Concord, CA 94519

Phone Number: 925-671-3224

Fax: 925-798-0636

Sponsor: City of Concord

Corte Madera, CA

Universal Design Specialists, Inc.

Contact Person: Marc Mendelsohn

Address: 145 Corte Madera Town Center, Suite 444, Corte Madera, CA 94925

Email Address: marc@universaldesignspecialists.com

Phone Number: 800-481-1808

Fax: 800-481-1821

Homepage/Website: http://www.universaldesignspecialists.com/

Established: 1992

Target Population: Anyone with physical disabilities

Most Common Modification: Kitchens and bathrooms

Special Features: Specialize in automatic door openers, walk-in bathtubs, curb-less showers, adjustable kitchen and bathroom equipment, specialized design and consulting for universal design and accessible living.

Costa Mesa, CA

Beachwood Home Safety

Contact Person: Jamin Alvidrez

Address: 259 Lilac Lane Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Phone Number: 949-433-1483

Established: 1980

Target Population: Seniors/Disabled

Most Common Modification: Provide professional installation of grab bars, ramps, railings and other home safety modifications.

Special Features: Licensed and insured General Contractor

Crescent City, CA

Senior Home Assistance Repair Program

Contact Person: Gene Olson

Address: 810 "H" St., Crescent City, CA 95531

Phone Number: 707-464-3069

Director: Gene Olson

Target Population: Low-income

No. of Persons Served/Year: 10

Most Common Modification: Ramps, roofs, floors, rails, and grab bars.

Funding Sources: CDBG

Total Budget: 10000

Crestline, CA

Access To Freedom

Contact Person: Rick Mills

Address: P. O. Box 4477- 580 forest Shade #9, Crestline, CA 92325

Email Address: ramills@earthlink.net

Phone Number: 909-338-9505

Fax: 909-338-8677

Sponsor: Access to Freedom

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Danville, CA

Danville Diversified Enterprises

Contact Person: John Hawks

Address: 2147 Myrtle Beach Lane, Danville, CA 94526

Phone Number: 925-575-1623

Fax: 925-838-1648

Established: 1984

No. of Persons Served/Year: 100

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Most Common Modification: General contractor performs all necessary modifications, such as grab bars, residential elevators, roll-in showers, transfer equipment.

Funding Sources: private pay

Special Features: Service area: Greater San Francisco Bay Area

Total Budget: $400,000

Davis, CA

Disability Retrofit Loan Program

Contact Person: Nancy Conk

Address: 1490 Drew Avenue, Suite 150, Davis, CA 95616

Phone Number: 530-757-4444

Fax: 530-757-4454

Sponsor: Community Housing Opportunities Corp.

Most Common Modification: Home modifications only.

Downey, CA

Rehab Assistance Program & Senior Paint & Fix Up Program

Contact Person: Mark Morris

Address: 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241

Phone Number: 562-869-7331

Fax: 562-869-2810

Sponsor: City of Downey-Housing Office

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Escondido, CA

Residential Rehabilitation Loan Program

Contact Person: Roni Keiser

Address: 201 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Email Address: rkeiser@ci.escondido.ca.us

Phone Number: 760-839-4841

Fax: 760-741-0619

Sponsor: City of Escondido

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Fairfield, CA

Stop Falls Solano and Stop Falls Napa Valley

Contact Person: Elaine Clark, Project Manager

Agency Name or Parent Company: Napa/Solano Area Agency on Aging

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Stop Falls Solano and Stop Falls Napa Valley

Address: 275 Beck Avenue, Fairfield, CA 94533

Email Address: eclark@solanocounty.com

Phone Number: 707-784-8960

Homepage/Website: aaans.org

Established: January 2020

Target Population: 60 plus, low income

No. of Persons Served/Year: 100

Services Provided:

  • Minor home modifications (e.g., grab bars, raised toilet seats, handheld showers, handrails, lever door handles)
  • Home assessments
  • Refers to providers (e.g., Home modification program, occupational/physical therapists, funding sources)
  • Raise consumer and/or professional awareness
  • Advocacy for home modification policies and funding
  • Participate in task forces/coalitions or planning activities with other agencies
  • Integrate home modification or repairs within existing home and community-based and/or long-term care programs
  • Partners with state or local non-profit home modification programs (e.g., Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity, etc...)

Funding Source(s):

  • Older Americans Act Title IIIB

Special Features: We are a pass-through organization and contract with 2 nonprofits to assess and perform the work.

Total Budget: $145,000

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

Fontana, CA

Minor Home Repair Program

Contact Person: Jose L. Solache

Address: 9161 Sierra Avenue, Suite 213, Fontana, CA 92335

Phone Number: 909-829-0384

Fax: 909-829-0313

Sponsor: Oldtimers Foundation

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Fremont, CA

Neighborhood Home Improvement

Contact Person: Bill Cooper, Development and Housing Project

Address: 3300 Capitol Ave., Fremont, CA 94538

Fax: 510-284-4000

Homepage/Website: https://www.fremont.gov/

Sponsor: City of Fremont

Target Population: Single family homes in redevelopment project areas, low income

No. of Persons Served/Year: 80

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Roof, painting, grab bars, and ramps.

Type of Assessment: Improve the quality of home.

Assessor: Housing rehab specialist.

Funding Sources: Redevelopment agency funding.

Special Features: Loans are provided with low interest rates, deferred payment are available.

Total Budget: $600,000

Funding Repairs: 0.8

Cost to Client: Loans are provided.

Fullerton, CA

Fallproof

Address: 800 N. State College Blvd, KHS-011C, Fullerton, CA 92831

Email Address: successaging@fullerton.edu

Phone Number: 657-278-7012

Fax: 657-278-1163

Director: Debra Rose, PhD

Glendale, CA

H & H Bath And Safety

Contact Person:

Email Address: bathandsafetybyhhservices@yahoo.com

Homepage/Website: http://www.HHBathandSafety.com

Target Population: 40-95+ age

Most Common Modification: Whether you are Injured, Elderly, Disabled, or helping someone who is, we have both the products and expertise to help you find what you need. We work with the largest manufacturer of A.D.A. Compliant Grab Bars and Bath/Shower Seats in the United States to bring you the largest selection of bath and safety equipment for your home. With hundreds of products at manufacturer direct pricing, let our Product Consultants help you determine what the best option is for both your individual needs and budget. H & H Bath and Safety offers free in home product consultations with purchase and installation on all A.D.A. Safety Products within our service areas. Please give us a call and check out our website for more information, and to schedule your in home product consultation today!

Environmental: yes

Half Moon Bay, CA

Coastside Minor Home Repairs

Contact Person: Cara Schmaljohn

Address: 925 Main Street., Half Moon Bay, CA

Email Address: info@seniorcoastsiders.org

Phone Number: 650-726-9056

Fax: 650-726-2911

Sponsor: Senior Coastsiders

Most Common Modification: Home modifications and repairs.

Hayward, CA

Handyman Matters, Inc.

Contact Person: Manuel Sanchez

Address: 1696 Trowville Ln, Hayward, CA 94545

Email Address: manuel@handymanmatters.com

Phone Number: 949-348-2625

Homepage/Website: http://www.handymanmatters.com

Established: 2005

Target Population: Over 55 years

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, ramps, remodels

Environmental: Yes

Is your organization Non-Profit?: Yes

Housing Rehabilitation Program

Contact Person: Dana Bailey

Address: 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541

Email Address: info@hayward-ca.gov

Phone Number: 510-583-4225

Fax: 510-583-3650

Homepage/Website: http://www.hayward-ca.gov

Established: 1980

Sponsor: CDBG

Target Population: Low-income seniors (62+) or certified disabled adult homeowners

No. of Persons Served/Year: 10-May

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Most Common Modification: Accessibility/mobility; code corrections; systems failures

Funding Sources: CDBG

Total Budget: $250k annually

Environmental: No

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Minor Home Repair And Rehabilitation Programs

Contact Person: Donna Eoff, Housing and Community Development Manager

Address: 224 Winton Avenue, Room 108, Hayward, CA 94544

Phone Number: 510-670-5404

Fax: 510-670-6378

Sponsor: Alameda County HCD (Housing & Community Development)

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Huntington Beach, CA

City Of Huntington Beach Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program

Contact Person: Terri King

Address: 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Email Address: kingt@surfcity-hb.org

Phone Number: 714-536-5511

Fax: 714-536-5233

Sponsor: City of Huntington Beach

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Huntington Park, CA

Minor Home Modification Project

Contact Person: Robert Rodriguez

Address: 3355 E. Gage Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255

Email Address: rrodriguezsof@aol.com

Phone Number: 323-582-6090

Fax: 323-589-1263

Sponsor: Oldtimers Foundation

Most Common Modification: Home modification and repairs.

Irvine, CA

Kwickset Door Access Products

Contact Person: Vicki Silver

Address: One Park Plaza, Suite 1000, Irvine, CA 92614

Email Address: vicki.silver@kwikset.com

Phone Number: 949-474-8828

Established: 1945

Target Population: All residents

No. of Paid Staff: 3,000

Special Features: Door hardware for easy access (remote locks).

Lifestyle Services, Inc.

Contact Person:

Address: 17300 Red Hill Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614

Email Address: john@newportpacific.com

Phone Number: 949-852-5575

Fax: 949-852-5582

Target Population: Seniors / Disabled

No. of Paid Staff: 4

Most Common Modification: Age-in-Place Technology

Special Features: Unobtrusive remote monitoring system that allows adult children and caregivers the ability to watch over loved ones, without the use of privacy invasive video cameras. The system monitors all of the events that occur in the home and will send automated alerts via text / email to anyone in the care network, when a specified event happens.

A Workable Home

Contact Person: Karen Owens

Address: 1929 Main ST #103, Irvine, CA 92614

Email Address: aworkablehome@gmail.com

Phone Number: 714-337-6056

Most Common Modification: lifespan home mod plans

Special Features III: I am a Physical Therapist w/specialization in treating children & young adults w/disabilities. I provide home modification & accessibility evals & plans, projected over a lifespan according to specific disorder/disability trajectory. Work w/all involved in the project. Provide input into life care plans for individuals & legal work (litigation cases).

La Canada, CA

Adapt=Ability, Solutions For Accessible Living

Contact Person: Shirley Nakaki

Address: 466 Foothil Blvd., #74, La Canada, CA 91011

Email Address: AdaptEqualsAbility@gmail.com

Phone Number: 818-275-0074

Special Features: CAPS (Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist) designation by NAHB (National Association of Home Builders

Laguna Hills, CA

Home Alone Connection

Contact Person: James Thomason

Address: 24881 Alicia Pkwy, #181, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Email Address: jim@homealoneconnection.com

Phone Number: 949-627-6622

Established: 2009

Director: James Thomason

Target Population: Southern California

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 500

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1000

No. of Paid Staff: 3

Most Common Modification: grab bars

Type of Assessment: yes

Providers Education/Training: no

Los Angeles, CA

La Works

Contact Person: Tracy Smith

Address: 570 West Avenue 26, Suite 400., Los Angeles, CA 90065

Email Address: info@laworks.com

Phone Number: 323-224-6510

Fax: 323-352-2015

Sponsor: LA County Handyworker Programs

Target Population: Low-income

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 65%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 60

No. of Paid Staff: 6

Most Common Modification: Painting, roofing, and minor plumbing.

Type of Assessment: Eligibility and functional.

Assessor: Contractor

Funding Sources: CDBG

Special Features: No out of pocket

Total Budget: $200,000

Aaa Builders

Contact Person: Berlin Hicks, Program Coordinator

Address: 4872 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Phone Number: 323-734-7770

Fax: 323-734-0498

Sponsor: LA Housing Department Handyworker Program

Target Population: Disabled and 62+

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 90%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 130

No. of Paid Staff: 15

Most Common Modification: Painting, windows, doors, locks, hand rails, and ramps.

Type of Assessment: Over the phone.

Assessor: Intake person and staff.

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Funding Sources: LA Housing Department

Type of Services: Minor home repairs.

Special Features: Service area: west south Los Angeles

Special Features II: 323-734-7169 is the direct line.

Cost to Client: Free

Active Homes Home Modification Services

Contact Person: Jeff Guevara

Address: 3435 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 144-8, Los Angeles, CA 90005

Email Address: customersupport@aginginplacemods.com

Phone Number: 855-924-7663

Homepage/Website: http://www.aginginplacemods.com

Target Population: Seniors, Children with disabilities, Adult with disabilities, Baby boomers planning for te future, People of all ages

Most Common Modification: Whole House Accesssibility, Universal Design, Home Maintenance

Special Features: Certified Aging in Place Specialist(CAPS), USC Home Modification Specialist, CA Licensed General Contractor, Green Building Specialist

Environmental: Yes

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Complete Access

Contact Person: David Griffin

Address: 10468 Eastborne Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Email Address: david@complete-access.com

Phone Number: 310-474-8800

Fax: 310-475-6303

Homepage/Website: http://www.complete-access.com

Established: 1997

Director: David Griffin

Target Population: Disabilities

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 40%

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: Doors, ramps, and bathrooms.

Type of Assessment: Yes

Assessor: Director and staff.

Providers Education/Training: None

Special Features: Sells and rents adapted vehicles and equipment. Also provides accessible home and office modifications.

Cost to Client: Yes

Handy Worker Program

Contact Person: Lenore Crumrine-Cutler Crumrine-Cutler

Address: 1200 West 7th Street, 1st Floor., Los Angeles, CA 90017

Email Address: LCrumrine@lahd.lacity.org

Phone Number: 866-557-7368

Sponsor: LA Housing Department

Target Population: Low-income resident homeowners.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 70%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1,560-1,700

Most Common Modification: Painting, light plumbing, locks, grab bars, ramps, windows and door repairs, smoke detectors and general safety education.

Type of Assessment: Functional

Assessor: Private contractors.

Funding Sources: CDBG

Special Features: Average $2,500 per home.

Total Budget: $4.8 million

Special Features II: Service area: Central Los Angeles.

Cost to Client: Free as long as eligible.

Home Secure

Contact Person: Angelica Generoso, Director

Address: 330 North Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone Number: 323-937-5900

Fax: 323-857-1872

Director: Angelica Generoso

Target Population: Low income, renters, and homeowners in service areas.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 75%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 2,100

No. of Paid Staff: 10

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, non-slip treads, and night lights.

Type of Assessment: Occupational and physical therapists.

Assessor: Self assessment or by Occupational Therapist and Physical Therapist health professor.

Funding Sources: Government

Special Features: Services to LA, Burbank, West Hollywood, Culver City, and San Fernando Valley.

Total Budget: $365,000

Special Features II: SFV/Burbank: 1281 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91606, (818)762-5892

Home Secure Project For Seniors And Disabled

Contact Person: Robert Rankin

Address: Delta Sigma Theta Life Development Center2528 West Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Phone Number: 323-735-5799

Fax: 323-735-6306

Target Population: Renters and homeowners with fixed or limited incomes.

Most Common Modification: Grab bars for the bathroom, better locks for doors and windows.

Special Features: * Free home safety and security devices. * Individuals must live in the 10th District and income eligible.

Jewish Free Loan Association

Contact Person: Ariella Loewenstein

Address: 6505 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 715, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Email Address: info@jfla.org

Phone Number: 323-761-8830

Fax: 323-761-8841

Homepage/Website: http://www.jfla.org

Established: 1904

Most Common Modification: Offers interest-free and fee-free loans to individuals and families of all faiths residing in Southern California whose needs are urgent and who may not qualify through normal financial resources. Loans are available for Home Health Services and Supplies, including Home Improvement for medical needs (i.e., ramps and railings).

Is your organization Non-Profit?: yes

Pacific Asian Consortium In Employment (PACE)

Contact Person: Ruben Manalo, Office Manager

Address: 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1475, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone Number: 213-353-3982

Fax: 213-353-1227

Established: 1977

Sponsor: LA Housing Department Handyworker Program

Target Population: 62+

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 100%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 146

No. of Paid Staff: 12

Most Common Modification: Ramps, grab bars, electrical, fencing, and painting.

Type of Assessment: Yes

Assessor: Intake person.

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Funding Sources: City and county funds.

Special Features: Alternative phone number:213-989-3256

Special Features II: Service area: Central Los Angeles.

Cost to Client: Free as long as eligible.

Accessible Design & Consulting

Contact Person: Adam Fine, 1 : President2: Marketing

Address: 420 S. Hindry Ave, Suite B, Los Angeles, CA 90301

Email Address: AdamFine@aol.com

Phone Number: 310-215-3332

Fax: 310-417-4096

Sponsor: Private Business

Target Population: Seniors and Disabled

Most Common Modification: Barrier-Free Designs & Accessories

Los Gatos, CA

Therapy In Your Home

Contact Person: Julie Groves, OTRL

Address: 147 Vista Del Monte, Los Gatos, CA 95030-6335

Email Address: tiyh@attbi.com

Phone Number: 408-358-0201

Fax: 408-358-0201

Homepage/Website: http://www.therapyinyourhome.net/

Target Population: People with functional limitations and caregivers.

No. of Persons Served/Year: Approximately 40 visits a week

No. of Paid Staff: 20 Therapists (on contract)

Most Common Modification: Home safety evaluations, functional assessments with recommendations for improved efficiency, ease of movement.

Funding Sources: Private pay, some insurance

Martinez, CA

Safe At Home Grab Bars

Contact Person: Bob Timbers

Address: 416 Fraga Court, Martinez, CA 94553

Email Address: safeathomeservices@gmail.com

Phone Number: 925 360-1909

Homepage/Website: safeathomegrabbars@gmail.com

Established: 2010

Director: Bob Timbers

Target Population: Post Op Rehab/ Aging in place

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 2000

No. of Persons Served/Year: 400

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Grab Bar Installation. Handrails for steps

Type of Assessment: no

Providers Education/Training: no

Funding Sources: private pay

Special Features: Free Fall Prevention Aging In Place Home Assessments

Millbrae, CA

The Accessilibity Contractor, Inc

Contact Person: Russell Kennefick, CR, ECHM, CKBR

Address: P.O. Box 8491020 Chadbourne Ave., Millbrae, CA 94030

Email Address: kennefick@sbcglobal.net

Phone Number: 650-347-0934

Fax: 650-777-9094

Established: 1994

Target Population: Persons with disabilities, individuals in need of home modifications within a 100 miles radius of San Mateo.

No. of Persons Served/Year: 20

No. of Paid Staff: 4

Most Common Modification: Middle to high-end home modifications and full-service remodeling

Mission Viejo, CA

At Home Living Solutions

Contact Person: Barry Lowe, CAPS certified, Owner/Operator

Address: P.O. 4134, Mission Viejo, CA 92690

Email Address: barry@athome4.com

Phone Number: 949-348-0188

Fax: 949-348-0183

Homepage/Website: http://www.atHome4.com

Established: 2006

Target Population: Individuals with physical challenges or the elderly

Most Common Modification: ADA home modifications and Aging in Place specialists

Funding Sources: Various private and state and federal programs and grants

Special Features: Free evaluation (assessment), free design recommendations and cost estimates; serves all 7 counties in Southern California

Last Updated: 5/19/14

Modesto, CA

Office Of Housing And Neighborhoods

Contact Person: Ernest R. Richardson

Address: 1010 10th Street Suite 3100 PO Box 642, Modesto, CA 95353

Phone Number: 209-577-5211

Target Population: Low to moderate income homeowners.

No. of Persons Served/Year: 50

Most Common Modification: Roofs, electrical, plumbing, dry rot, and structural.

Funding Sources: * CDBG * HOME investments for HUD

Total Budget: $500,000

Murrieta, CA

Homes For Easy Living,universal Design Consultants

Contact Person: Susan Mack, OTR/L , CAPS

Address: 25060 Hancock Avenue, Suite 103-186, Murrieta, CA 92562

Email Address: markmacavoy@gmail.com

Phone Number: 760-409-7565

Fax: 909-461-4462

Homepage/Website: http://www.homesforeasyliving.com

Established: 1999

Type of Assessment: Environmental

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Certification(s): Registered/Licensed Occupational Therapist, Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist, NAHB

Napa, CA

Stopfalls Napa Valley

Contact Person:

Address: 1443 Main Street Suite 125, Napa, CA 94559

Phone Number: 707-255-5328

Most Common Modification: This non-profit program funded by grants offers free onsite home safetyassessments, provides presentations on fall prevention and homemodification, referrals for services and products, and products anddevices for low income seniors.

Newport Beach, CA

Kelly Home Services

Contact Person: Kevin Kelly

Address: 3334 East Coast, Newport Beach, CA 92625

Email Address: kelconst@gmail.com

Phone Number: (949) 584-8440

Homepage/Website: http://www.kellyhomeservices.com

Established: 1985

Director: Kevin Kelly

Target Population: Handicap Solutions and Aging in Place

Special Features: Specializing in Home Modifications, consulting, design and installation. Ramps, grab bars, whole house accessibility, remote monitoring. Helping you to make smart decisions to best benefit your lifestyle.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Novato, CA

Inhomeindependence

Contact Person: Mark MacAvoy

Address: 39 Shields Lane, Novato, CA 94947

Phone Number: 415-897-3867

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 45%

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Grab Bars /Ramps/walk in showers

Type of Assessment: Environmental

Special Features: Graduate of the In Home Modification course at USC

Oakland, CA

Essence Of You Designs

Contact Person: Valerie Le Beaux

Address: P.P. Box 6393, Oakland, CA 94603

Email Address: essenceofyoudesigns@gmail.com

Phone Number: 415-370-5933

Established: 2015

Sponsor: Essence of You Designs

Target Population: Seniors and Disabled

Most Common Modification: Grab Bars

Assessor: Valerie Le Beaux

Special Features: Also provides aging in place and interior design services.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Orange, CA

Grab Bar Installer

Contact Person: Joey Bolohan

Address: 374 N Pine St, Orange, CA 92866

Email Address: info@ocgrabbars.com

Phone Number: 714-225-9215

Homepage/Website: https://www.ocgrabbars.com/

Established: 2005

Target Population: Seniors and workers Comp

Most Common Modification: Grab Bar Installation

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Palm Desert, CA

Age Busters, Inc., Aging In Place

Contact Person: Deborah Flavin

Address: P.O. Box 2517, Palm Desert, CA 92261

Email Address: dflavin@agebuster.org

Phone Number: 760-920-3546

Fax: 760-636-0724

Established: 13-Jun

Target Population: 55-95 years

No. of Persons Served/Year: 75-100

No. of Paid Staff: 10-Feb

Most Common Modification: Bathroom Remodels - Grab Bars - Railings - Lighting

Assessor: Sean Flavin, RN, BSN, PHN

Funding Sources: Reverse Mortgage, Co. of Riverside, Grants from Coachella Valley organizations

Special Features: California Licensed Building Contractor #923994 and Registered Nurse. Combined building and healthcare assessment skills

Palmdale, CA

Sun Village Chamber Of Commerce

Contact Person: Nelloise Gatsen

Address: 10164 East Palmdale Blvd.PO Box 206, Palmdale, CA 93543

Phone Number: 661-754-1355

Sponsor: LA County Handyworker Programs

Pasadena, CA

Stay Home Safe Inc.

Contact Person: Rob Johnston

Address: 30 North Raymond Ave # 601, Pasadena, CA 90013

Email Address: stayhomesafe@gmail.com

Phone Number: 626-792-0070

Fax: 626-792-0050

Homepage/Website: http://www.stayhomesafe.com

Established: 2006

Director: Rob JOhnston

Target Population: senior

No. of Persons Served/Year: 200

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Install Grab Bars/Wheelchair Ramps

Assessor: Rob Johnston

Is your organization Non-Profit?: yes

Special Features III: Fall Prevention assessment. Senior Safety

Assistive Medical Technology

Contact Person: DIANA JACOB

Address: 630 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106

Email Address: info@assistivemedicaltechnology

Phone Number: 800-341-1238

Fax: 626-798-6003

Neighborhood Revitalization Program

Contact Person: Marc Jones, Deputy Director

Address: 1190 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite #102, Pasadena, CA 91103

Phone Number: 626-794-7191

Fax: 626-794-7246

Established: 1979

Sponsor: Pasadena Neighborhood Housing Services

Target Population: Low and moderate income home owners in Pasadena and Alta Dena.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 20%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 500

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, ramps, and door widening.

Type of Assessment: Home

Assessor: Rehab inspector.

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Funding Sources: * HUD* City and County of Pasadena * Lending institutions * Insurance company

Type of Services: Modification, rehabilitation, and funding.

Special Features: Residents of Pasadena and Altadena.

Cost to Client: Varies with work projects or loan approvals.

Stayhome Safe Inc.

Contact Person: Rob Johnston

Address: 30 North Raymond Avenue, Suite 601., Pasadena, CA 91103

Email Address: stayhomesafe@gmail.com

Phone Number: 626-792-0070

Fax: 626-792-0050

Homepage/Website: http://www.stayhomesafe.com

Established: 2006

No. of Paid Staff: 4

Special Features: Licensed Contractor in California, Grab Bars, Ramps, Bath Modification, Widen doorways

Riverside, CA

Senior Home Repair Program

Contact Person: Kathy Cloward, Supervisor

Address: 5555 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504

Phone Number: 951-343-5469

Fax: 951-352-4852

Established: 1977

Sponsor: Housing Authority of Riverside County

Target Population: Older homeowners or disabled persons

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 98%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1,201

No. of Paid Staff: 3 full-time, 22 part-time

Most Common Modification: Drain stoppings, leaky plumbing, wall heater, swamp cooler, ramps

Type of Assessment: Functional/environmental

Assessor: Client, Family or friends, Case Manager, Social Worker, Visiting Nurse, Handyman

Funding Sources: * Title III - Older Americans Act* Community Development Block Grant * Coordinates with Area Agency on Aging

Special Features: * Coordinates with the Department of Social Services and hospitals. * Completes 6,000+ jobs per year.

Total Budget: $388,765

Sacramento, CA

California Assistive Technology System

Contact Person: Colin Corby, Information and Referral

Address: Assistive Technology systems change Unit California Department of Rehabilitation, 2000 Evergreen Street, Sacramento, CA 95815

Email Address: atinfo@dor.ca.gov

Phone Number: 800-390-2699

Fax: 916-263-8683

Homepage/Website: http://www.icdri.org/legal/califatp.htm

Established: 1993

Director: William Campagna

Handyman Repair Program

Contact Person: Robert Howe

Address: 2386 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95824

Phone Number: 916-472-0507

Fax: 916-979-4977

Established: 1994

Sponsor: Area Agency on Aging

Target Population: 60+

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 100%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 150

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Most Common Modification: Grab bars.

Type of Assessment: None; clients referred to them by health agencies.

Funding Sources: AAA

Special Features: Services are free, but they ask for donations.

Home Assistance And Repair Program For Seniors, Inc. (Harps)

Contact Person: Tina Sater

Address: 1013 7th Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone Number: 916-264-1515

Established: 1990

Target Population: Older residents of Sacramento County

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 100%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 300

No. of Paid Staff: 2 part-time

Most Common Modification: Plumbing, electrical, structural changes, assessments

Type of Assessment: Environmental

Assessor: Volunteer consultant

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Funding Sources: Donations

Special Features: * Depends entirely on 24 volunteer craftsmen, tradesmen, and senior handymen to do repair work * Technical Advisory Committee trains volunteers.

San Bernardino, CA

Energy Conservation/Weatherization Program

Contact Person: William Warren, Program Manager

Address: 686 East Mill St., San Bernardino, CA 92415

Phone Number: 909-891-3900

Sponsor: Community Services Department of San Bernardino

Target Population: Low-income, including older and disabled persons.

No. of Persons Served/Year: 9,000 total

Most Common Modification: Assist with Utility/Weatherization conservation

Funding Sources: * US Department of Energy* Southern California Edison * Southwest Gas Company

Type of Services: Kitchens, bathrooms, and custom remodeling.

Total Budget: $3.5 million

San Diego, CA

A Universal Approach

Contact Person: Tanjia Thrun

Address: 1295 University Avenue, #3, San Diego, CA

Phone Number: 619-293-3500

Fax: 619-293-3508

Target Population: People with disabilities, businesses, and government organization

Most Common Modification: Accessibility survey and compliance, Home assesment and modification, Plan review and design, Training: employer, disability awareness.

Accessibility Advisors

Contact Person: Tara D. Coleman MA, OTR/L, CAPS, ABDA, President, President

Address: 2414 Front Street #23, San Diego, CA 92101

Email Address: tara@accessibilityadvisors.com

Phone Number: 619-247-0777

Target Population: Baby boomers, older adults and people with disabilities

Type of Assessment: Home Safety and Accessibility Evaluations Universal and Accessible Design Consulting

Special Features: Help people choose the most appropriate solution to fit their need and budget

Areas Served: Parts of San Diego County, Orange County and Riverside County

Caring Neighbors-Minor Home Repair Program

Contact Person: Nathan Clark

Address: 4455 Euclid Ave San Diego, San Diego, CA 92115

Phone Number: 619-229-2235

Target Population: Age 62+ and low-income homeowners.

No. of Persons Served/Year: 594

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, plumbing, ramps, and steps.

Funding Sources: * CDBG* Donations * Fundraisers

Total Budget: $228,000

Household Guardians

Contact Person: Fritzi Gros-Daillon, MS, CAPS, UDCP

Address: 17410 Plaza Sonrisada, San Diego, CA 92128

Email Address: fritzi@householdguardians.com

Phone Number: 516-429-4839

Established: Jan 2013

Director: Fritzi Gros-Daillon

Target Population: 55+ and adult children

No. of Persons Served/Year: 350

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Home safety assessment; modification consulting; contractor network

Type of Assessment: yes

Assessor: Fritzi Gros-Daillon, MS, CSA, CAPS, UDCP, SHSS

Providers Education/Training: no

Special Features: Comprehensive report with short, mid and long term recommendations including product and service selection

Senior Move Maven

Contact Person: Rebecca Armstrong

Address: 933 Diamond St. #9, San Diego, CA 92109

Email Address: seniormovemaven@gmail.com

Phone Number: 442-242-0500

Homepage/Website: https://www.seniormovemaven.com/

Established: 2015

No. of Persons Served/Year: 12

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: assessment, design, downsizing, family & assistance coordinator

Special Features: Complete planning assistance for seniors and families; hands-on design, moving and downsizing help; expert referrals for carpentry and architectural work; long-distance consulting available

San Francisco, CA

Lifewell Assistive Services

Contact Person: Michael Zotman, President

Address: P.O. Box 16618, San Francisco, CA 94116

Phone Number: 415-517-5262

Most Common Modification: General contractor performs all necessary home modifications, such as grab bars, stair lifts, roll-in showers, transfer equipment.

Type of Assessment: Functional and environmental

Assessor: Licensed Contractor and Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Services/Modifications Provided: Safety home adaptation and modifications using Assistive Technology

Eligibility: All

Cost to Client: Varies

Hours of Operation: By Appointment

Intake: Telephone/Email

San Luis Obispo, CA

Economic Opportunity Commission Of San Luis Obispo County, Inc. – Home Repair Program

Contact Person: Jim McNamara, Director

Address: 1030 Southwood Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Email Address: hotline@capslo.org

Phone Number: 805-544-4355

Fax: 805-549-8388

Established: 1995

Director: Jim McNamara

Target Population: Elderly, persons with disability, clients mostly low-income

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 75%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 400 households

No. of Paid Staff: 20

Most Common Modification: Ramps, bathroom reconfiguration for accessible showers, widen doors, grab bars, weatherization

Type of Assessment: Functional

Assessor: Installer (employees), if it's a client with disability-A physical therapist might do it

Funding Sources: * CDBG ($150,000)* AAA($15,000) * Weer Program (Petroleum violation escrow account) ($170,000)

Cost to Client: Clients pay for material used

San Marcos, CA

Sublime Spaces

Contact Person: Maria Vasapollo

Address: P.O. Box 2668, San Marcos, CA 92079

Email Address: Maria@Sublimespaces.biz

Phone Number: 408-892-4422

Homepage/Website: http://www.sublimespaces.biz/

Established: 2012

Target Population: Age 50+ OR Mobility Impaired

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: From consultation to grab bars to design of a remodel. Mods done w/ contractor

Type of Assessment: Environmental

Assessor: Maria Vasapollo

Funding Sources: Client funds project per their own budget

Special Features: Certified Aging in Place Specialist/Fall Prevention Taskforce member/A.S. Degree: Interior Design

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

San Mateo, CA

Housing Accessibility Modification

Contact Person: Lisa Heath

Address: 2001 Winward Way Suite 103, San Mateo, CA 94404

Email Address: Lisah@cidsanmateo.org

Phone Number: 650-645-1780

Fax: 650-645-1785

Homepage/Website: https://www.cidsanmateo.org/

Sponsor: The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities

Santa Barbara, CA

Services Aimed At Independent Living (SAIL)

Contact Person:

Address: 123 West Guiterrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone Number: 805-965-1001

Fax: 805-965-2178

Target Population: Seniors, and physically disabled in local community.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 80-85%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 300-400

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: Security locks, minor electrical, ramps, grab bars, minor plumbing, window repair and washing.

Type of Assessment: Functional and environmental

Assessor: Home services coordinator

Funding Sources: * CDBG* AAA * Community grants * Donations.

Total Budget: Sliding scale fee

Santa Cruz, CA

Helping Hands Senior Home Repair

Contact Person: Tara Ireland

Address: 1740 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Email Address: volunteer@scvolunteercenter.org

Phone Number: 831-427-5070

Homepage/Website: http://www.scvolunteercenter.org

Established: 1996

Sponsor: Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz

Target Population: Low-Income Seniors

No. of Persons Served/Year: 100

No. of Paid Staff: Volunteers

Most Common Modification: Install Grab bars, smoke detectors and CO alarms, along with other minor house-hold repairs

Funding Sources: Senior Council

Special Features: Free Service for low-income seniors. Materials reimbursement requested.

Total Budget: $5,000

Is your organization Non-Profit?: Yes

Shower Bay

Contact Person: Russell Simpkins

Address: 2-1340 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Email Address: info@showerbay.com

Phone Number: 877-593-4461

Homepage/Website: http://www.ShowerBay.com

Sponsor: Russell Simpkins

Most Common Modification: Portable Wheelchair Shower

Special Features: Shower Bay is a portable wheelchair shower that can be assembled in any room of the home without the need for an expensive and timely remodel

Santa Rosa, CA

Max-Ability Inc-Home Acess Solutions

Contact Person: Lee Kaufman

Address: 1275 Fourth St., Suite 304, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Email Address: ability@sonic.net

Phone Number: 800-577-1555

Fax: 707-575-3856

Homepage/Website: http://www.max-ability.com

Established: May-93

Director: Lee Kaufman

Target Population: Disabled, all ages

No. of Persons Served/Year: 250

No. of Paid Staff: 3

Most Common Modification: We provide special technologies that provide home access without major remodeling or relocation. Serving Northern California.

Funding Sources: Regional Center and private-pay.

Environmental: Yes

Simi Valley, CA

Liv-Ability, Independent Living Consultants

Contact Person: Sean Ahern P.T., E.C.H.M.

Address: 762 Twin Peaks Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Email Address: seanahern@liv-ability.com

Phone Number: 800-936-6251

Homepage/Website: https://www.livability.com/

Established: 12-Jan

Target Population: 65+ and people with disabilities

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, ramps, barrier free showers, ADA approved pool lifts

Assessor: Sean Ahern P.T., E.C.H.M.

Special Features: We offer a complete assessment of both a client's physical ability as well as an environmental evaluation. Our goal is to improve your safetry and accessibility with your home.

Environmental: Yes

Sonora, CA

Minor Home Repair

Contact Person: Kristin Millhoff, Executive Director

Agency Name or Parent Company: Area 12 Agency on Aging

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Minor Home Repair

Address: 19074 Standard Rd., Ste A, Sonora, CA 95370

Email Address: gfox@area12.org

Phone Number: 209-532-6272

Homepage/Website: www.area12.org

Established: 2010

Target Population: 60+

No. of Persons Served/Year: 200

No. of Paid Staff: 3

Services Provided:

  • Minor home modifications (e.g., grab bars, raised toilet seats, handheld showers, handrails, lever door handles)
  • Participate in task forces/coalitions or planning activities with other agencies
  • Integrate home modification or repairs within existing home and community-based and/or long-term care programs
  • Partners with state or local non-profit home modification programs (e.g., Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity, etc...)

Funding Source(s):

  • Older Americans Act Title IIIB

Total Budget: $10,780

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

Stanford, CA

Farewell To Falls-Stanford University Medical Center (California)

Contact Person: Ellen Corman

Address: 300 Pasteur Drive M/C 5898, Stanford, CA 94305

Email Address: Ecorman@Stanfordhealthcare.org

Phone Number: 650-724-9369

Homepage/Website: https://www.stanfordhealthcare.org/for-patients-visitors/farewell-to-falls.html

Established: 2005

Stockton, CA

Lifeworks-Acs, Inc.

Contact Person: Mendel Uychutin

Address: 1755 W. Hammer Lane Suite 1, Stockton, CA 95209

Email Address: muychutin@lifeworks-acs.com

Phone Number: 209-462-1598

Fax: 209-942-0294

Established: 2002

Target Population: developmental disabilities

No. of Persons Served/Year: 120

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Most Common Modification: Bathrooms, ramps, lifts, grab bars, related DME

Assessor: Mendel A. Uychutin

Funding Sources: Valley Mountain Regional Center

Special Features: We also specialize in custom seating and mobility equipment as well as other durable medical equipment related to home modification and escape deterrence options for clients with ASD and similar conditions

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

Templeton, CA

Home Free Solutions

Contact Person: Sara Messer, C0-Owner

Agency Name or Parent Company: Homefree: Solutions for Independent Living

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Sara Messer

Address: PO Box 697, Templeton, CA 93465

Email Address: sara@homefreesolutions.org

Phone Number: 805-303-4663

Homepage/Website: www.homefreesolutions.org

Established: 2020

Target Population: Older Adults, Any individual with accessibility barriers in home, Aging in Plce

No. of Persons Served/Year: 107

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Services Provided:

  • Home assessments
  • Refers to providers (e.g., Home modification program, occupational/physical therapists, funding sources)
  • Raise consumer and/or professional awareness
  • Advocacy for home modification policies and funding
  • Participate in task forces/coalitions or planning activities with other agencies
  • Integrate home modification or repairs within existing home and community-based and/or long-term care programs
  • Partners with state or local non-profit home modification programs (e.g., Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity, etc...)

Funding Source(s):

  • City/County Housing and Community Development Department (e.g., Community Development Block Grants, HOME Block Grants)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program/Department of Energy, State Housing Finance Agency (e.g., home modification loan programs)
  • Local General and Millage Funds
  • Private Pay
  • Grant funds
  • We work with some insurance companies and are increasing our funding sources regularly.

Special Features: We are occupational therapists who do the assessments and can work as liaison with healthcare workers, builders and homeowners.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

HomeFree

Contact Person: Sara Messer ECHM, C0-Owner

Agency Name or Parent Company: Homefree: Solutions for Independent Living

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Sara Messer

Address: PO Box 697, Templeton, CA 93465

Email Address: sara@homefreesolutions.org

Phone Number: 805-303-4663

Homepage/Website: www.homefreesolutions.org

Established: 2020

Target Population: Older Adults, Any individual with accessibility barriers in home, Aging in Plce

No. of Persons Served/Year: 107

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Services Provided:

  • Home assessments
  • Refers to providers (e.g., Home modification program, occupational/physical therapists, funding sources)
  • Raise consumer and/or professional awareness
  • Advocacy for home modification policies and funding
  • Participate in task forces/coalitions or planning activities with other agencies
  • Integrate home modification or repairs within existing home and community-based and/or long-term care programs
  • Partners with state or local non-profit home modification programs (e.g., Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity, etc...)

Funding Source(s):

  • City/County Housing and Community Development Department (e.g., Community Development Block Grants, HOME Block Grants)
  • Weatherization Assistance Program/Department of Energy, State Housing Finance Agency (e.g., home modification loan programs)
  • Local General and Millage Funds
  • Private Pay
  • Grant funds
  • We work with some insurance companies and are increasing our funding sources regularly.

Special Features: We are occupational therapists who do the assessments and can work as liaison with healthcare workers, builders and homeowners.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

Thousand Oaks, CA

Home Remedies

Contact Person: Paul Furtaw

Address: 1250 Potter Ave, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Email Address: paul@hmrem.com

Phone Number: 805-492-4689

Established: 1997

Target Population: over 60-transitional patients

No. of Persons Served/Year: 300

Funding Sources: some grant funds through the Ventura County Area Ageny on Aging, and private pay

Special Features: Most of what Home Remedies does is for the benefit of the caregiver which is more often a spouse.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: No

Van Nuys, CA

San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council

Contact Person: Ron Carriera

Address: 13300 Victory Boulevard, Suite 354., Van Nuys, CA 91401

Email Address: VICADMIN@vic-la.org

Phone Number: 818-880-4842

Fax: 818-880-6011

Sponsor: LA Housing Department Handyworker Program

Special Features: Service area: E ast San Fernando Valley.

Venice, CA

Venice Community Housing Corporation

Contact Person: Anne Murphy

Address: 720 Rose Avenue Venice, Venice, CA 90291

Phone Number: 310-399-4100

Fax: 310-399-1130

Homepage/Website: http://www.vchcorp.org

Established: 1988

Target Population: Low-income, over 62 years of age, or disabled homeowners.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 95%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 140

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Most Common Modification: Grab bars, railing, ramps, and painting.

Assessor: Social workers or case managers

Providers Education/Training: Yes

Funding Sources: CDBG

Cost to Client: Free

Ventura, CA

Elderhelp In-Home Supportive Services

Contact Person: Brian Murphy, Fiscal and Contracts Manager

Agency Name or Parent Company: Ventura County Area Agency on Aging

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Elderhelp In-home Supportive Services

Address: 646 County Square Dr., Suite 100, Ventura, CA 93003

Email Address: BRIAN.MURPHY@VENTURA.ORG

Phone Number: 805-477-7315

Homepage/Website: vcaaa.org

Established: 1980

Target Population: Ages 65+

No. of Persons Served/Year: 154

No. of Paid Staff: 2

Services Provided:

  • Minor home modifications (e.g., grab bars, raised toilet seats, handheld showers, handrails, lever door handles)
  • Refers to providers (e.g., Home modification program, occupational/physical therapists, funding sources)
  • Participate in task forces/coalitions or planning activities with other agencies

Funding Source(s):

  • Older Americans Act Title IIIB
  • Older Americans Act Title IIIE

Special Features: We provide client assessments and refer clients to other services as needed. Additi0nally, our staff are trained to refer clients to APS if needed.

Total Budget: $55,391 ((only for services provided - no staff costs included)

Is your organization Non-Profit?: yes

Walnut Creek, CA

Contra Costa Fall Prevention Program

Contact Person:

Most Common Modification: The Fall Prevention Program of Contra Costa County strives to reduce deaths, preventable injuries, and loss of independence associated with falls of seniors and persons with disabilities. The program provides educational support and home safety repairs. Occupational Therapists conduct home assessments to reduce fall risk and the program makes the modifications. The OT then performs a reassessment to determine if the changes are helping the consumer

Watts, CA

Watts Labor Community Action Committee

Contact Person: Ferman Moore

Address: 10950 S. Central Ave., Watts, CA 90059

Email Address: wlcac09@gmail.com

Phone Number: 323-563-5639

Homepage/Website: http://www.wlcac.org

Sponsor: LA County Handyworker Programs

Most Common Modification: Ramps and grab bars.

Type of Services: Painting and minor home repair.

Cost to Client: Free

Westminster, CA

Housing Rehabilitation Program & Mobile Home Grants

Contact Person: Roethlisberger Jennifer

Address: 8200 Westminister Blvd., Westminster, CA 92683

Email Address: jenniferr@ci.westminister.ca.us

Phone Number: 714-373-4684

Fax: 714-898-8215

Sponsor: City of Westminister

Most Common Modification: Home modifications and repairs.

Whittier, CA

Community Resource Center

Contact Person: Monica Silva

Address: 10750 Laurel Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605

Phone Number: 562-946-2425

Target Population: Home owner living in first district.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 50%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 20

No. of Paid Staff: 4

Most Common Modification: Painting, plumbing, and window replacements.

Total Budget: County of Los Angeles

Cost to Client: Free

Veterans In Community Service

Contact Person: Margaret Rodriquez

Address: 8644 Norwalk Blvd., Whittier, CA 90606

Phone Number: 562-204-0529

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 35%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 75 homes

Most Common Modification: Painting, faucets, home repairs, doors, and windows.

Type of Assessment: Functional

Assessor: Foreman

Funding Sources: CDBG

Special Features: First come, first serve basis.

Total Budget: $200,000

Wilmington, CA

Los Angeles Housing Department Handyworker Program

Contact Person: Maggie Flores

Address: 239 North Avalon Blvd., Wilmington, CA 90744

Phone Number: 310-513-7800

Fax: 310-549-0055

Established: 1977

Target Population: Senior or permanently disabled homeowners with middle to low incomes.

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 90%

No. of Persons Served/Year: 84

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Most Common Modification: Windows, ramps and grab bars.

Assessor: Home Rehabilitation Specialist

Special Features: Service Area: Harbor

Total Budget: HUD of Los Angeles

Cost to Client: Free

This project was supported, in part, by grant number HHS-2018-ACL-AOA-HMOD-0308 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

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