Home Improvement Agency

How We Can Help:

The Home Improvement Agency aims to enable those in need of support to maintain their independence in their chosen home for the foreseeable future.

The Home Improvement Agency provides a range of services to help people with disabilities manage safely in their home, including

The service provides:

  • Disabled Facilities Grants to create accessible homes for children and adults
  • Housing Assistance Advice and Loans to maintain the standard and upkeep of homes
  • Handypersons Service to do some of the smaller jobs around the home that become difficult as people get older or experience disability
  • Energy Efficiency Advice and signposting to help keep people warm and safe within their home and reduce fuel poverty.

The team works closely with Occupational Therapists and suppliers of specialist equipment to design and create living spaces that enable people to live independent lives.

The team will explore all funding options that are available to meet the customer’s own individual circumstances and will project manage any work undertaken the home.

To speak to a member of our team
Call us on 0191 561 4355. 
Monday to Thursday 8.30am -5.00pm and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm or email us at hia@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk.

To enquire about the Handyperson Service
Call us on 0191 5616666.
This line is open 7 days a week from 8.30 am – 5.00pm

Need help with anything?

Visit our contact page to speak to the correct team or submit your enquiry online.