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Free home repairs offered

Appalachia Service Project (ASP), a non-profit Christian home repair ministry, will repair homes for Letcher County families in need free of charge this summer. Using volunteer labor, ASP provides free home repair for low-income clients chosen through the ASP application process, which is open now.

“People needing home repair are invited to apply now for the free services ASP’s Home Repair Ministries Summer Program will provide,” according to ASP Director of Home Repair Ministries Summer Program Phoebe Trepp. “All applications submitted will be evaluated by our summer staff who will also select the homes to repair this summer,” she explained.

To be considered for this summer’s repair program, residents must pick up, complete, and return applications by May 29 to: LKLP Community Action, 2 Main St., Whitesburg. For more information, contact Teresa Bevins at 633-4458. If this local contact is not available, people may call ASP at 1-800-289-4254, ext. 234.

Using volunteer labor, ASP will provide free home repairs for low-income clients during the eight-week Home Repair Ministries Summer Program from early June through early August this year. During this time, adults and high-school age volunteers from churches and schools throughout the country will repair foundations, floors, porches, plumbing, wheelchair ramps, electrical systems, doors, windows, roofing, and weatherization and other projects.

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