Christmas in October is the leading volunteer organization focused on rehabilitating the houses of low-income homeowners in the Kansas City area – at no cost to them. Since 1984, the first two Saturdays in October have been dedicated to helping homeowners make needed repairs to their homes. To qualify for the program, you must (1) Own only one residence (the home in which you currently live). (2) Lack the finances or resources to have the repairs completed. In addition, you must meet one of the following criteria: (1) Be age 62 or older. (2) Have a physical disability. (3) Be a veteran or have a veteran residing in your home.
If you or a relative qualifies for this program, you can apply here.
-They are located at 3261 Roanoke, Kansas City, MO 64111 -Contact them at 816-531-6443
Hope Builders is an organization that helps eldery, disabled, and low-income people and families maintain or repair their homes. Their home maintenance services include: -Building wheelchair ramps -Building accessibility adaptations (such as door widenings) -Painting (interior and exterior) -Floor and Wall repairs -Yard clean-up, including mowing To learn more about requesting assistance, visit their website here.
-They are located at 7851 West 119th Street Overland Park, KS 66213 -Contact them at 1.888.467.3001