Senior Services

HARP Program

The HARP program is designed to assist resident homeowners ages 60 years+; persons with disabilities of any age; and those families that have a family member serving in active duty in the Armed Services maintain their home and help them remain independent in their own home for as long as possible. Quality of life is enhanced by making homes safer and by reducing some of the stress involved in making minor home repairs.

The work is done by registered volunteers who will perform minor, basic repairs which may include the following:

  • furnace filter replacement
  • gutter repair
  • replace electrical outlets
  • install smoke detectors
  • replace faucets 
  • toilet repair
  • replace garbage disposal
  • window caulking 
  • install storm windows
  • replace light fixture
  • repair drywall
  • grab bar installation
  • free up painted windows
  • minor painting
  • replace thermostat
The labor for this service is free. The only cost to the homeowner is for the materials needed to complete the job.

How Do I Get Help?
  • Call Jennifer Furlong at 248-581-2712. 
  • Complete a form in person at the Gillham Recreation Center between 9 am – 4pm, Monday – Friday. 
  • Pick up a flyer at any City Office. Fill out the form and mail or return it to the Gillham Recreation Center, 26325 Scotia Road, Huntington Woods MI 48070. 
  • Fill out and submit request form online by clicking here: Request for Work Form.
Additional volunteers are still needed.  If you are interested in working with this program Fill out this online form, call Jennifer Furlong at 248-581-2712, or email her at

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