You are eligible for the Handyman Program, if you are:

  • A senior -- 70+ yrs of age and/or disabled, and
  • A West Des Moines resident, and
  • Meet eligibility guidelines

Handyman services include:

  • Lawn mowing                
  • Winterization—plastic for window exteriors   
  • Snow removal
  • Minor exterior home repairs (excluding plumbing and electrical)   

Please call 515-222-3660 to find out more about our handyman services and to make arrangements to complete a Handyman Program application, Consent & Release Form,  Right of Entry Form and Handyman Guidelines Form.

There is no charge for handyman services, however donations are gladly accepted from those who are financially able. All contributions should be made payable to West Des Moines Human Services, and mailed to: P.O. Box 65320, West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320 or you may donate online using the link below:



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