This service is run by Islington Council.
Who is eligible?
The service is for older residents & those with a disability. Carers in receipt of Carer’s Allowance or Direct Payments can also use the service.
You do not need to live in a council property to be eligible. However, the service does not cover repairs that are the responsibility of a landlord.
What kind of repairs can the service do?
There is a range of works covered by the scheme, this includes:
- Electrical works e.g. fix loose sockets, replace light fitting, fit additional phone socket
- Home maintenance e.g. fitting curtain rails or shelves, assembling flat pack furniture, Carpentry works like dealing with problems with doors and windows
- Plumbing e.g.plumbing in washing machines, repair of leaks in pipe work, replacement taps and fittings
- Security e.g. door & window locks, fitting spyholes & chains, hinge bolts etc
This is not an exhaustive list and residents should ask the team if the repair they require is covered by the scheme.