Town of Smithtown Handyman Program for Seniors Over Age 62 (updated)

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no labor charge. Parts and materials are supplied by the resident. The crew also

installs smoke and carbon monoxide detectors ; changes hard-to-reach light bulbs

and installs bathroom grab bars and indoor railings and cleans first floor gutters!

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  • Doreen Perrino is the Program Director, Emergency services are not provided and “cosmetic” work is not included. (631) 360-7616.

Another limited program for those homeowners, aged 62 and older offers outdoor railings and door replacement. All labor and materials are provided at no charge but projects are limted to a 2000 dollar cap. These particular projects are awarded to the lowest comptetive bidder.

Funding for this program is provided by a federal grant from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Town of Smithtown.

Senior Citizens Home Maintenance Program | Smithtown, NY – Official Website (smithtownny.gov)

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