The Newark Senior Center works with the Community Services Corporation to assist senior citizen homeowners, living in the City of Newark by providing free home repairs.
Projects could include: eliminating holes or other hazards in flooring or stairs; installing, repairing, or replacing: doors, windows, screens, gutters, shingles or other roofing, outlets & light switches, battery operated carbon monoxide & smoke detectors, hand & stair railings, and grab bars; minor plumbing repairs (faucets, toilets, hand held shower heads, and raised toilet seats); installation of locks, dead bolts, and door handles with lever-type handles; building ramps & widening doorways; weather stripping, caulking, air seals & insulation to help you save on fuel bills.
Thanks to funding from the City of Newark CDBG & Revenue Sharing Programs, these repairs are offered at NO COST to eligible City residents. Eligibility requirements include: City of Newark resident, homeowner, moderate income (this is not a low income program) – most retirees are eligible. All work is completed by licensed contractors, so you can be assured the project is done correctly. For more information and an application, please contact Anika Turner, Social Services Director at 302-737-2336 ext. 12 or by email .