Rhouseholds meeting income lmits can receive home modifications for Aging in Placeesource Center for Independent Living (RCAL) in partnership with RUPCO has funding from NYS Homes and Community Renewal to assist renters or homeowners receiving Medicaid with modifications allowing them to remain in their homes or return to their homes from institutional care settings. Call RCAL at (845) 331- 0541 ext. 27 to receive an application package. Click on the image here to print off the flyer.

Accessibility modifications can include:

  • Wheelchair ramps
  • Tub-to-shower conversions
  • Other health and safety items for the disabled and frail elderly family homes

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be on Medicaid, have a disability
  • Applicant may own or rent a in Ulster County
  • The entire household income cannot exceed the Ulster County Average Median Income (AMI) limits listed below:
    Household of 1 = $15,950
    Household of 2 = $18,200
    Household of 3 = $20,500
    Household of 4 = $24,300
  • Other eligibility and document requirements apply

Examples of accessibility modifications include:

  • Wheelchair ramps and  vertical lifts
  • Interior and exterior stair lifts
  • Roll-in showers with grab bars
  • High-rise toilets with grab bars
  • Roll-under countertops and sinks
  • Front knob appliances
  • Automated faucets
  • Visual alarm systems for the hearing impaired
  • Reclining lift chairs
  • Automatic door openers
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