The City of Apple Valley uses Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to contract with DARTS to provide homemaking services, outdoor chores, and home repair services to residents who are 62 years and older and who meet income requirements for these services.
Outdoor Chore Services
Spring and Fall yard cleanups
Gutter cleaning and window washing (single story homes only)
Installing grab bar, handrails, show heads, etc.
Changing door locks
Maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
Kitchen and Bath Fixes
Caulking and minor tile repair
Installing roll-out shelving
Changing faucets and light fixtures
Installing high-rise toilet
Installing storm doors
Changing light bulbs to LED
Installing weather stripping and windows
Power washing and/ or repairing decks
DARTS Home Repair prices are market-competitive with sliding-scale rates. Please Note: DARTS Home Repair Services do not include those which require a licensed plumber or electrician, or those that require permitting.
Mopping kitchen floors
Wiping down sinks, microwave, stove top, etc. Cleaning bathrooms
Make bed/change sheets
Light meal preparation
DARTS Homemaking Services do not include assistance with moving in or out of a residence.