Merthyr Care & Repair is one of 22 Care & Repair Agencies in Wales. Its services assist older and disabled homeowners, housing association and private sector tenants to repair, improve and adapt their homes. Services are easy to access, responsive and tailored to individual needs and are offered in partnership with housing, health and social care staff.
Services available include:
- Free confidential advice and practical support for older people aged 75+, and those with chronic illness, frailty or disability of any age in taking forward home repairs, improvements and adaptations including advice on the need for home repairs, a design service for adaptations, help with finding the right builder and arranging estimates, assistance with monitoring works on site and final inspections, advice and assistance with finding funding for works where necessary, and subject to individual circumstances and hands on support throughout the whole process. Advice can also be provided on alternative housing, welfare benefits and Energy Saving Grants.
- A responsive Handy Person Service at a fixed hourly rate, for small works of home repair, adaptation and improvement. The service is available to all residents of the County Borough.
- A Gardening Handy Person Service for gardening maintenance and improvement, at a fixed hourly rate available to all residents of the County Borough.
- More specialist services including the Rapid Response Adaptations Programme, Care & Safety First and Safety at Home Initiatives, which require specialist health or social services referral, and which improve the home environment and assist hospital discharge through the provision of small works of repair, safety or adaptation funded through the specialist services.
Opening Hours are:
Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00 pm
Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm
The Agency can be contacted by letter or in person at the following address:
You can also contact us by email, telephone or fax using the details below.