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Home Modification

Program/Service description The Home Modification Program pays for modifications (or changes) to be made to the home of a person with a physical disability. The changes are made to allow a person to move around more freely in the home. An example of a home modification is the installation of a wheelchair ramp. Modifications are made to permanent residences only. Also, funds are used only when no other funding source is available or when there is not enough money from another source to pay for the needed modifications.
Public funding source(s)* State funds
Who is eligible Delaware residents 18 years of age or older who have a permanent or long-term physical disability.  There is a $15,000 lifetime cap.
Where it is available Statewide
Who to contact for information or enrollment

Contact the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities by phone or e-mail.

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*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.

Last Updated: Friday July 27 2012
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