The Osceola Council on Aging’s Home Rehabilitation programs offer repair and maintenance to improve the safety of housing owned and occupied by low-income seniors and disabled residents. For more information call (407) 846-8532 ext.1269
Chore services provide alterations to improve accessibility, and safety to the interior and exterior of the home such as yardwork, simple household repairs, minor household maintenance, in addition to installation of safety devices and ramps for the disabled.
Weatherization helps low-income seniors and families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient by performing energy efficiency checks, and repair or replacement of insulation, water heaters, heating units, air conditioning and more, as allowed by program guidelines.
- Clean, tune, repair, or replace heating and/or cooling systems
- Install duct and heating pipe insulation
- Repair leaks in heating/cooling ducts
- Install programmable thermostats
- Repair/replace water heaters
- Insulate water heating pipes
Building Shell Measures
- Install insulation where needed
- Perform air sealing
- Install solar screens
- Repair minor wall leaks
Electric & Water Measures
- Install efficient light sources
- Install low-flow showerheads
- Replace inefficient refrigerators with energy-efficient models
Health & Safety Measures
- Perform heating system safety testing
- Perform combustion appliance safety testing
- Repair/replace vent systems to ensure combustion gas draft safety outside
- Install mechanical ventilation to ensure adequate indoor air quality
- Install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when needed
- Evaluate mold/moisture hazards
Client Education Activities
- Educate on potential household hazards such as carbon monoxide, mold & moisture, fire, indoor air pollutants, lead paint, and radon
- Demonstrate the key functions of any new mechanical equipment or appliances
- Discuss the benefits of using energy-efficient products
This service is FREE to qualifying low-income households.
Max Monthly Income
* Must provide: FLA. ID (Adults), All Household SS Card(s), Minors’ Birth Certificates, Proof of last 2 months of All Household Income, Proof of Home Ownership, Last 2 Electric Bills and Proof of Disability (if applicable).
(407) 846-8532 ext. 1242
(407) 846-8532 ext. 1243
Helping Homebound Heroes
The Osceola Council on Aging is proud to partner with The Home Depot Foundation and Meals on Wheels America to give back to veterans by providing services that help to restore their independence.
Through this program, Meals on Wheels veteran clients and those with service related disabilities receive home modifications to enhance safety and accessibility. Some of the services offered include minor home repairs and installation of safety equipment including grab bars, ramps and smoke alarms.
Thank You to Our Supporters
Companies below offer their services at a discount or free of charge to help us repair homes of the elderly, disabled or low-income families.