Handyperson Service

What does it do?

Glasgow City Council’s Handyperson Service provides practical help with tasks around the home that you may find difficult to do yourself. Help is provided with small repairs, for example:
  • fixing a leaky tap
  • putting up shelves
  • changing a light bulb or fuse
  • repairing or replacing locks
Help is also provided with some domestic tasks, for example:
  • housework
  • cleaning windows
  • re-hanging curtains
  • laundry
  • spring cleaning

Who it is for?

You can use the service if you are over 65 and live in Glasgow

What it costs:

The Handyperson Service is free. The only cost would be for any materials needed to complete the task.

How to access or apply for it:

The Handyperson Service can be contacted on Freephone: 0800 587 2239

You do not need an assessment to receive help from the Handyperson Service. This is because the service is not designed to provide on-going help and support.

Additional information:

If you need regular support at home see the information on Support at Home services at 


Info last updated:

Customer Care Team, Glasgow City Council, City Chambers, Glasgow, G2 1DU