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Beaches Habitat announces senior home repair program



a group of people sitting around a fire hydrant: Volunteers are shown painting a house as part of Habitat's A Brush with Kindness initiative. Beaches Habitat has launched a similar program to help senior citizens with home repairs.


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Volunteers are shown painting a house as part of Habitat’s A Brush with Kindness initiative. Beaches Habitat has launched a similar program to help senior citizens with home repairs.

Senior homeowners in the Beaches area who are facing financial struggles can get help with home repairs, thanks to a new program from Beaches Habitat. 

Applications will be accepted during the fourth quarter of 2020 for up to $15,000 in home repair or modifications for qualified senior homeowners. The current year’s focus will be on health and safety repairs that allow senior homeowners to age in place safely in their own homes. Applicants must be at least 60 years of age and demonstrate financial need. 

Beaches Habitat is partnering with Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM) to act as the initial point of contact for the program. BEAM will prescreen applicants for referral to Beaches Habitat. Consideration

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