Community Resources

How to Apply

SOS Home Repair

As an expression of the love of Jesus Christ, SOS seeks to develop partnerships with homeowners in the Binghampton, Mitchell Heights and Orange Mound neighborhoods in order to provide critical home repair assistance for eligible applicants. We give thanks to God for the homeowners we have had the privilege of serving during our 28 years.

To be eligible you must:

1. Live in one of our focus neighborhoods – 38112, 38122, 38114
2. Own and occupy the home
3. Be current on your taxes

Here’s how you can apply:

Download the application based upon zip code (38112 & 38122 Application OR 38114 Application), print it and then mail it in or drop it off at our office located at 2505 Poplar Ave.

Other Community Resources

Home Remodeling Tips for the Disabled via Expertise

Wheelchair Accessible Home Modification Tips via The DOMO Group

Earn your High School Diploma

Staring August 2015, The Excel Center will be offering tuition-free school for adults who want to earn a high school diploma and have more career opportunities.

Students can earn credits toward completing their HS degree, rather than the H.S. Equivalency Diploma (HSE, formerly known as GED – which is also offered by The Excel Center).

See this flyer for more information.

MLGW Customer Advocacy Center

The Advocacy Center (901-528-4887) can explain and correct any concerns regarding the calculations of your utility bill amount. Also, they can explain payment options and agencies that may have programs for seniors, low-income and/or disabled persons. Please see this brochure for more information about Special Assistance Programs.