Home Safety and Security

HIA offering range of services to vulnerable home owners

What does it do?

We offer:

- Low-cost handyman service, carrying out small DIY-type jobs around the home.

- Making someone’s home safe for them to return to after a stay in hospital.

- Specifying and overseeing home improvements, repairs and adaptations, all carried out by trusted contractors with support from our technical officer.

- Affordable secured and unsecured loan schemes for home repairs, with loans from £2,000 to £30,000 available.

- A befriending service matching older or vulnerable people with volunteers who help with personal admin, appointments and social activities, or just visit.

Low-cost small jobs from multi-skilled tradesmen

The handyman service is for people who are over 55 years old, or under 55 with a disability and live in Stoke on Trent.

Qualified multi-skilled handymen carry out small DIY type jobs such as:

    Fitting shelves and curtain poles.
    Fitting hand rails and grab rails.
    Fitting security measures.
    Minor plumbing jobs like fixing leaking taps*.
    Easing doors.
    Fitting smoke detectors.

Who it is for?

Vulnerable home owners and qualifying tenants in North  Staffordshire

Where it is available?

Local service (Stoke-on-Trent).

What it costs:

If you live in Stoke-on-Trent and you are older or disabled, we don’t charge a labour fee and we may even be able to get some materials free too.

How to access or apply for it:

Call us on 0333 014 3389, or email info@revivalhia.org.uk

Additional information:

*Sorry, but for legal reasons we cannot do work involving gas or electrics. But we can offer you a quotation from our panel of approved contractors.


Info last updated:

308 London Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 5AB