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Safe at Home

Safe at Home
The District of Columbia Office on Aging Safe at Home Program provides safety adaptations in and around the homes of qualifying seniors and adults with disabilities.

In-home Adaptations
Safe at Home provides in-home preventative adaptations to reduce the risk of falls. Examples include:
 
•    Handrails
•    Grab bars
•    Bathtub cuts
•    Shower seat
•    Furniture risers
•    Chair lift

Home Security
Safe at Home’s Private Security Camera Program enable eligible DC seniors and residents with disabilities to receive a private security camera system without cost. This program is intended to help deter crime and assist law enforcement with investigations. Restrictions apply, click here for more information.  

Who should apply?
District residents, age 60 and over, or adults with disabilities, age 18 and over, who are homeowners or renters of a property used as a primary residence, with an annual household income at or below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI)*.

*Additional eligibility requirements apply.  

For more information on how you can apply for the Safe at Home Program, call (202) 724-5626.