It can often be difficult and expensive to find someone to do those small jobs that you used to do yourself, such as hanging a curtain rail or fixing a dripping tap. Our Handyperson service can help with these jobs.

Kirklees Council fund Age UK to offer some services free of charge.

Who is eligible for the free service?

Residents in Kirklees who are:

  • Aged over the age of 60 and/or with a disability
  • Children and young people with a disability and/or
  • Individuals being discharged from hospital or intermediate care

Residents in social housing or a care home are not eligible for the free service.

Handyman services

Our handy person service can help with small jobs to make your day to day life easier such as:

  • Fitting internal and external handrails
  • Fitting curtain rails
  • Fixing a dripping tap
  • Moving furniture
  • Clearing footpaths
  • Minor joinery andmany other small jobs

jobs they can't do

They are unable to do large scale works, gas work, electrical work (other than light bulbs and fuses) or any work at height.

Garden maintenance or internal or external decorating

Falls assessment

Age UK aim to to help people remain safe and independent in their own home.

Age UK can carry out a holistic falls assessment for each person over the age of 60 using the service.

Free Winter support

Over the winter months we can also advise on how to save energy and we have some free energy saving products that we can install in your home, all FREE of charge!

For more information Free home energy visits - Age UK

How to book a handyperson

Contact Age UK

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