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