Orkney Care and Repair have been providing a wide range of help and assistance with works of Repair, Improvement and Adaptation to residents in Orkney since 1988. We now also deliver the Councils obligation to provide a “Scheme of Assistance” for Home Owners and Private Tenants.
We offer independent advice and practical help with a wide range of housing related problems:
Help you decide what repairs are needed.
Give you an idea of how much the work will cost.
Help to find suitable builders.
Assist you fill in forms and organise paperwork.
Help you to cope with problems and upset in the home while work is being done.
Organise plans and specifications.
Give advice and help to apply for grants and loans where available.
Help you compile a financial package of assistance to enable works to proceed.
Put you in touch and help to liaise with other agencies which may be able to help.
We also offer a Small Repair Service which is available to elderly and disabled households to assist them remain at home:
Fit grab-rails, ramps, etc.
Carry out minor maintenance works.
Assess your home for safety, security and trip hazards.