CCA had guest speakers from the  Huntington and Smithtown Townships' senior citizen departments. Both  towns offer no cost  home  maintenance services to residents, over age 60, with no applicable  income restrictions .   While each program will vary , services include gutter cleaning on  one story homes, replacing washers from a leaking faucet; repairing  screens and rewiring lamps.  Other services include window caulking; patching  a hole in a  wall; installation of grab bars, hand rails, smoke detectors, light switches and electrical outlets . The homeowner must supply or pay for  parts but  there is no  charge for  labor ,which is covered by  your tax dollars.

The town of Huntington program includes assistance with computers and DVD players. Renters  in Huntington may also be eligible for some of these services.

 Call Town of Smithtown  631 360-7616

Call Town of Huntington 631  351 3253