National Directory: Pennsylvania

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HOME MODIFICATION IN Pennsylvania


Home Modification Providers by City

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

Allentown, PA

Lehigh County Office Of Aging At Adult Services

Contact Person: Robin Flores

Address: 17 South Seventh Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Phone Number: 610-782-3036

Fax: 610-820-2028

Type of Services: Functional

Services/Modifications Provided: House repair, handrails, ramps and bathrooms.

Eligibility: Pays for materials, labor is free

Ambridge, PA

Home Safe Home

Contact Person:

Address: 345 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge, PA 15003

Email Address: valleycare@valleycareassociation.org

Phone Number: 724-266-0408

Sponsor: Valley Care Association

Director: Heather Sedlacko

Target Population: Adults 60 and over

No. of Persons Served/Year: 200

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Funding Sources: Yes

Services/Modifications Provided: Bathroom modifications, low rise stairs, stair railings, wheelchair ramps.

Total Budget: *Beaver County Office on Aging*SECORO Foundation*privation donations

Certification(s): John Seitz

Funding Home Mods: Yes

Beaver, PA

Beaver County Weatherization Program

Contact Person: Joel Oravitz

Address: 699 Fifth Street, Beaver, PA 15009

Phone Number: 412-775-6080

Established: 1976

Sponsor: Redevelopment Authority, County of Beaver

Target Population: Older, low-income and disabled

No. of Persons Served/Year: 500

Most Common Modification: 500570

Type of Services: Environmental

Special Features: 0.13

Services/Modifications Provided: Energy education, heating and cooling, weatherization

Total Budget: U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program, Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Oil Overcharge* Coordinates with an Area Agency on Aging

Funding Repairs: Yes

Bethlehem, PA

Stiltz Home Elevators

Contact Person: Mark Blomfield

Address: 57 South Commerce Way, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Email Address: stiltzliftsusa@gmail.com

Phone Number: 6104432282

Homepage/Website: www.stiltzlifts.com

Established: 2013

Type of Assessment: no

Providers Education/Training: no

Camp Hill, PA

Center for Independent Living of Central PA-Home Modifications & Access

Contact Person: Lynn Stewart-Krieger

Address: 207 House Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011

Email Address: lstewart@cilcp.org

Phone Number: 717-731-1900

Fax: 717-731-8150

Homepage/Website: www.cilcp.org

Established: 1989

Target Population: people with disabilities and older adults

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 150

No. of Persons Served/Year: 150

No. of Paid Staff: 6

Most Common Modification: Bathrooms, ramps, widening doorways

Type of Assessment: yes

Assessor: Lynn Stewart Krieger

Providers Education/Training: yes

Funding Sources: Fee for services, state and county waiver funds

Special Features: Lynn has her C.A.P.S. and is a certified Environmental Accessibility Consultant. She has also personal experience using a mobility device which has given her a great understanding of accessibility.

Chambersburg, PA

Home Support Of Franklin County

Contact Person: Gloria Sprenkle

Address: 218 N. 2nd Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone Number: 717-263-2153

Fax: 717-261-3198

Established: 1974

Sponsor: Franklin County Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Target Population: Older; must be a homeowner for repair work

No. of Persons Served/Year: 310

Type of Services: Functional/environmental

Special Features: 1

Services/Modifications Provided: Miscellaneous minor repairs, minor modifications inc. ramps and handrails, general home repair

Total Budget: Title III - Older Americans Act, County share, Donations* Coordinates with State Unit on Aging

Certification(s): Case manager, Case aide, Occupational therapist, Client, Family or friends

Dicson, PA

Accessibility Modifications

Contact Person:

Address: 239 Main Street Suite 301, Dicson, PA 18519

Email Address: mcraig@homecarepenn.com

Phone Number: 570-780-8276

Fax: 570-309-0024

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

Established: 2016

Director: Ed Shoener

Target Population: 60+

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1500

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Funding Sources: No

Special Features: 0.08

Services/Modifications Provided: Stair glides, ramps, bathroom modifications, grab bars

Total Budget: Private pay, waiver pending

Certification(s): Bill Shoener

Funding Home Mods: Yes

Funding Repairs: Clients are taught to be energy-conservation minded.

Downingtown, PA

Chester County Home Modification Program (CCHMP)

Contact Person:

Address: 41 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA 19335

Email Address: hpcc.info@verizon.net

Phone Number: 610-518-1522

Homepage/Website: http://www.housingpartnershipcc.com/home-modification-program.html

Most Common Modification: CCHMP is funded by a grant received from the PennsylvaniaDepartment of Community and Economic Development's KeystoneCommunities Program. It provides a wide range of adaptivemodifications which include, but are not limited to, ramps, lifts, door and

Erie, PA

Weatherization Program

Contact Person: Nick Placido

Address: 18 West 9th Street, Erie, PA 16501

Phone Number: 814-459-4581

Fax: 814-456-0161

Established: 1977

Sponsor: Greater Erie Community Action Committee

Target Population: Poverty

No. of Persons Served/Year: 239

No. of Paid Staff: 6

Most Common Modification: 500000

Services/Modifications Provided: Air filtration reduction

Total Budget: * Department of Energy* National Fuel Gas GPU* Energy Assistance

Hamsburg, PA

Family Caregiver Support Program

Contact Person: John Docrity

Address: 555 Walnut Street, Hamsburg, PA 17101

Phone Number: 717-783-6842

Homepage/Website: http://www.aging.state.pa.us

Target Population: Over 60 years of age, and adults suffering from dementia

No. of Paid Staff: 6

Services/Modifications Provided: Grab bars and lowering cabinet levels

Total Budget: * Lottery funds* Block grants* The State Department of Aging.

Harleysville, PA

Charlinda Diaz

Contact Person: Charlinda Diaz, Occupational Therapist, ECHM

Agency Name or Parent Company: ForeverHome Design, LLC

Name of Home Modification Program / Resource: Charlinda Diaz

Address: 418 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438

Email Address: charlindadiaz@foxroach.com

Phone Number: 2672052996

Homepage/Website: charlindadiaz.foxroach.com

Established: 9/2020

Target Population: Aging in Place

No. of Persons Served/Year: 25

No. of Paid Staff: 1

Services Provided:

  • Minor home modifications (e.g., grab bars, raised toilet seats, handheld showers, handrails, lever door handles)
  • Major home modifications (e.g., remodel bathrooms, adjust counter/cabinet heights, ramps, elevator/platform or chair lifts, widen doorways, roll-in showers)
  • Home assessments
  • 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):

  • Private Pay

Special Features: Use of an occupational therapist, extensive experience in gerontology, provides assessment and oversight of all construction projects to completion.

Is your organization Non-Profit?: no

Harrisburg, PA

Pennsylvania Home Solutions

Contact Person: Ben Brown

Address: 3809 Paxton St., Harrisburg, PA 17111

Email Address: blbrown@pabathsolutions.com

Phone Number: 717-412-4674

Fax: 717-412-4677

No. of Paid Staff: 6

Funding Sources: No

Services/Modifications Provided: Bathroom conversions for elderly or handicapped. This included safety tubs, toilet conversions, grab bars, and any other modification needed for safe use.

Hummelstown, PA

Handyman Matters Of Harrisburg

Contact Person:

Address: 1860 Meadow Ridge Dr, Hummelstown, PA 17036

Email Address: harrisburg.info@handymanmatters.com

Phone Number: 717-566-6604

Fax: 717-566-5778

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

Established: 2004

Target Population: Elderly & disabled persons

No. of Persons Served/Year: 1250

No. of Paid Staff: 7

Services/Modifications Provided: Bathroom and enrty/egress modification, grab bars, toilet conversions

Funding Home Mods: Yes

Lancaster, PA

United Disabilities Services

Contact Person: Kirk Hummel

Address: 1905 Olde Homestead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17605

Email Address: homemodifications@udservices.org

Phone Number: 888-428-0240

Fax: 717-293-1595

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

Established: 1965

Target Population: Persons with disabilities, veterans and those wishing to age-in-place

No. of Persons Served/Year: 150

No. of Paid Staff: 9

Funding Sources: Yes

Services/Modifications Provided: Accessible bathroom, ramps and lifts

Total Budget: HCBS waivers, CDBG grants, VA funding, long-term care insurance

Lancaster County Aaa

Contact Person: Jacqueline Burch

Address: 150 North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Phone Number: 717-299-7979 or 1-800-801-3070

Target Population: Elderly

No. of Persons Served/Year: 128

Most Common Modification: 125000

Services/Modifications Provided: Installing home modifications and assistive devices

Total Budget: * CDBG * Miscellaneous funds

National Access Corp.

Contact Person: Troy Buffenmyer

Address: 1126 Elizabeth Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601

Email Address: info@nationalaccesscorp.com

Phone Number: 888-877-4266

Homepage/Website: www.nationalaccesscorp.com

Established: 2015

Sponsor: NAC

Director: Kristian Armstrong

Target Population: disabled and aging

Percentage of Clients Aged 60 Years+: 100+

No. of Paid Staff: 12

Most Common Modification: bathroom mods, entryways(ramps, lifts, exterior/interior door widenings), stairlifts, all access and mobility related equipment and modifications

Type of Assessment: yes

Assessor: Shannon Taylor

Providers Education/Training: no

Funding Sources: medicaid - state waiver programs and private pay

Special Features: Free Assessment, Creative Funding, Installment Loans

Total Budget: dependent on medicaid

Lewisburg, PA

Seda-Cog Basic Home Improvement

Contact Person: Michael Fisher

Address: RR#1 Box 372, Lewisburg, PA 17837

Phone Number: 717-524-4491

Fax: 717-524-9190

Homepage/Website: http://www.seda-cog.org

Established: 1988

Target Population: Low-income and persons who need housing rehabilitation.

No. of Paid Staff: 4.5

Most Common Modification: 125000

Special Features: 70-100%

Services/Modifications Provided: Upgrading structural systems: heating and electrical.

Total Budget: State grants and funds

Meadowbrook, PA

Holy Redeemer Home Care: LifeAssess

Contact Person:

Address: 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046

Phone Number: 800-818-4747

Homepage/Website: https://www.holyredeemer.com/Main/LifeAssessatHome1.aspx

Most Common Modification: This private company was founded by an occupational therapist andphysical therapist who conduct comprehensive home environmentassessments. They are also involved in studies (e.g., CAPABLE), workwith the DC Office on Aging Safe At Home Program and serve on theFairfax County Building for All Committee

Monongahela, PA

Handyman Matters Of Harrisburg

Contact Person: Sandra

Address: 1610 Fourth St, Monongahela, PA 15063

Email Address: mcmcra@comcast.net

Phone Number: 724-258-4884

Fax: 724-258-2344

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

Type of Services: Environmental

Montrose, PA

Home Maintenance Program

Contact Person: Dennis Phelps

Address: 10 Public Avenue, Montrose, PA 18801

Phone Number: 570-278-3338

Target Population: At risk, elderly, handicapped and low-income individuals

Most Common Modification: $60,000-$70,000

Type of Services: Functional

Services/Modifications Provided: Ramps and bathroom modifications

Total Budget: CDBG and AAA

Certification(s): AAA or hospital guidelines

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Corporation For Aging

Contact Person: Susan Klein

Address: 642 Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Phone Number: 215-765-9000

Fax: 215-765-9066

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

Established: 1980

Target Population: Low-income, disabled seniors

No. of Persons Served/Year: 150

No. of Paid Staff: 16

Most Common Modification: 2000000

Special Features: 1

Services/Modifications Provided: Railings, grab bars, ramps, and lifts

Total Budget: CDBG and lottery

Adaptive Modifications Program

Contact Person: George Russell

Address: 1234 Market Street 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Address: george.russell@phila.gov

Phone Number: 215-448-2173

Fax: 215-209-8655

Homepage/Website: https://phdcphila.org/residents/home-repair/adaptive-modifications-program/

Established: 1991

Sponsor: Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation

Director: George Russell

Target Population: low income Philadelphia residents with permanent physical disabilities

No. of Persons Served/Year: 150

No. of Paid Staff: 7

Most Common Modification: $1.655,000 annually

Funding Sources: yes

Services/Modifications Provided: accessbile bathrooms, stairway elevators, wheelchair lifts

Total Budget: Philadelphia Housing Trust FundPA Accessible Housing ProgramPhiladelphia Housing Preservation Program Bond

Is your organization Non-Profit?: yes

Certification(s): occupational therapist

Pittsburgh, PA

Aardvark Adaptive Modifications

Contact Person: Jim Costello

Address: 18 First Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Email Address: access4all@aol.com

Phone Number: 412-406-7019

Fax: 412-406-7289

Established: 2006

Target Population: Elderly and Persons with Disabilities

No. of Paid Staff: 5

Type of Services: Environmental

Services/Modifications Provided: Accessible Bath-Ramps

Total Budget: Medicare Waiver Programs, Private PA, Worker's Comp Ins

Certification(s): Diane Salvagio and Jim Costello

Richboro, PA

Modifications For Independent Living

Contact Person:

Address: 79 Poplar Dr, Richboro, PA 18954

Email Address: ldubas@safeinyourspace.com

Phone Number: 657-217-2337

Fax: 215-504-7414

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

Established: 2013

Target Population: physical and mental disabilities, homeless and veterans

Services/Modifications Provided: Tub to shower conversions, ramps, room additions

St. Marys, PA

Life And Independence For Today (Lift)

Contact Person: Robert Mecca

Address: 503 East Arch Street, St. Marys, PA 15857

Email Address: lift@liftcil.org

Phone Number: 814-781-3050

Fax: 814-781-1917

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

Established: 37073

Target Population: All ages, all disabilities

No. of Persons Served/Year: 50

West Chester, PA

Community Development Rehabilitation Program

Contact Person:

Address: Government Services Center601 Westtown Road, Suite 365, West Chester, PA 19380-0990

Phone Number: 610-344-6900

Established: 1976

Sponsor: Redevelopment Agency, Chester County

Director: Barbara W. Wilson

Target Population: Older, disabled, underpriviliged, homeless persons

No. of Persons Served/Year: 70

Most Common Modification: 500000

Type of Services: Functional/environmental

Special Features: 0.7

Services/Modifications Provided: Roofs, heating and cooling, plumbing, electrical, doors and windows

Total Budget: Community Development Block Grant

Neighborhood Health Agencies: Senior Healthlink

Contact Person:

Address: 795 East Marshall Street, Suite 204, West Chester, PA 19380

Phone Number: 610-696-6511

Homepage/Website: https://www.chestercountyhospital.org/about/serving-our-community/community-benefit-reports-archives/chester-county-hospital-community-benefit-report-fy-14/health-and-wellness-for-all/senior-healthlink-program

Most Common Modification: The goal of Senior HealthLink is to allow older adults to age in placewhile maintaining optimum health for as long as possible. SeniorHealthLink, which includes a home safety program, is a free outreachprogram that benefits people age 65+ who have multiple medical issuesand whose family are caring for them. It serves a low-income communityand reaches a broad audience of older adults that includes frailindividuals, while providing valuable hands-on experiences for seniornursing students. Initial visits are made following the return home fromthe hospital or emergency room

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