Minor Repair Program

The BronxWorks Minor Repair Program assists older adults who need assistance with repairs for relatively minor home issues when they cannot afford a handyman. The Minor Repair Technician is a trusted and skilled BronxWorks staff member who comes to older adults’ homes to ensure their safety and security.

Morris Older Adult Center

80 E 181st St
Bronx, NY 10453


Rosalina Luongo, Assistant Department Director, Services For Older Adults




English and Spanish

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Our technicians’ services include:

  • Changing light bulbs
  • Changing and/or installing new locks, peepholes, and door chains
  • Replacing washers
  • Installing shelves
  • Repairing cabinets
  • Replacing door hinges
  • Replacing smoke / Carbon Monoxide alarms batteries
  • Taking down and/or putting up drapes, curtains, blinds, or shades

The technicians also perform security checks of locks, window gates, peepholes, carbon monoxide detectors, and other safety features to make sure seniors stay safe within their homes.

Community Impact

In 2021, BronxWorks provided housing assistance or home improvement to 643 older adults.