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Macomb Community Action
Health and Community Services
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6999

Handy Helpers


The Handy Helper Program provides assistance with household maintenance tasks.

This includes:

  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Replacing door locks and window catches
  • Replacing faucet washers or faucets
  • Installing screens and storm windows
  • Installing weather stripping around doors
  • Caulking windows
  • Repairing furniture
  • Installing window shades and curtain rods
  • Heavy-duty cleaning, limited to:
    • cleaning appliances 
    • cleaning carpets and rugs
    • washing walls
    • cleaning interior windows (that do not require a ladder to reach)
  • Pest control - general (does not include bed bugs, mosquitos or stinging insects)
  • Pest control - rodent (rats and mice)

Seasonal services available include:

  • Spring yard clean up:
    • washing exterior windows
    • leaf raking
    • cleaning flowers beds
    • trimming overhanging tree branches
  • Fall yard clean up:
    • washing exterior windows
    • leaf raking

Seasonal services utilize volunteer assistance. Application for service must be returned to complete request for service.


  • The person must be at least 60 years of age
  • A Macomb County resident

Call the Office of Senior Services to request assistance.


Donations Welcome! Checks can be made out to “Office of Senior Services” and notate “Handy Helpers” on the memo line. Send checks to: 21885 Dunham Rd., Suite 6, Clinton Township, MI 48036.