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Home Improvement Agencies

Home Improvement Agencies (HIAs) are often referred to as 'Care and Repair' or 'Staying Put' services.  They are not-for-profit organisations and their aim is to help elderly, disabled or other vulnerable people to stay in their own homes.  They do this through helping people to repair, improve, maintain or adapt their homes.

Most people in the the Country have access to a HIA, and you can find out where your nearest HIA is through the Foundations Website postcode or council search.

Home Improvement Agencies can help you

  • give you advice on how to repair or improve your home
  • find out if you can access any funding to help with the cost of the workhelp 
  • draw up plans or get estimates for work
  • give you a list of reliable local builders
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