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:
Through a generous grant of The Plough Foundation, SOS has formed a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis’ Aging in Place program and MLGW in order to improve the physical accessibility of homes and make critical repairs to help Shelby County senior citizens continue to live in their own homes longer. We will begin accepting applications on March 1, 2015. More information on how to apply, including income guidelines, will be shared in the coming months.
To qualify, you must:
For the latest updates, please call our Aging in Place Program Information Hotline: 901-322-3500
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.
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.