Aging in Place Program

Habitat's Aging in Place Program aims to provide home repairs that help seniors remain in their homes safely and independently 

Do I Qualify? 

  • Must be 55+ years old
  • Must own and reside in the home 
  • Must live in Douglas or Jefferson County 
  • Have income less than 80% of the median family income (MFI) 
    • included total combined income for all adults living in the home 

How Does Payment Work?

  • Interest-free payment plan
  • 5 hours of sweat / social equity 
    • may include greeting volunteers, writing thank you letters, sharing about your experience, etc., 

Projects Include

  • Ramps
  • Hand Rails 
  • Trip/fall hazards 
  • Porch Repairs 
  • Gutter/soffit Repair 
  • Siding Repair 
  • Exterior House Painting 
  • Roof Work 
  • Interior Accessibility 

To hear more about this program contact: or call 785-832-0777 ext. 301