Derbyshire Home Improvement Agency

Find out how our services can help you remain independent in your own home 

Are you a home owner and at least one of the following:

  • Over 55
  • Over 18 and disabled
  • On qualifying benefits

If so, we may be able to help you repair, improve or adapt your home.

Commissioned by Derbyshire County Council, our Home Improvement Agency services include:

  • Advice on repairs and maintaining your home
  • Surveying your home and suggesting improvements
  • Helping to arrange funding or loans
  • Sourcing approved and reliable contractors
  • Preparing work specifications/drawings and overseeing work
  • Providing help and guidance from start to finish
  • Sign posting to other services as appropriate

Paying for work

We can advise you about what financial help there is and help you through the application process.

Options include:

  •  Warmer Homes Healthier Living Scheme
  • Disabled facilities grants
  • Charitable loans and grants
  • Self funding

“The team took away the stress of arranging everything and sorted me out a wonderful builder. I felt safe and secure and they took great care of my home. If it wasn’t for the support of the staff I would never have got the work done” – Mrs Cartwright

To contact us and find out more about our services email hiaderbyshire@mtvh.co.uk or phone 01332 947350