• (850) 999-6610
  • info@thechfs.org
  • 1621 Metropolitan Blvd, 2nd Floor, Suite C-2, Tallahassee, FL 32308

The Home Safety


Assistance Program

Healthy Homes For Children Program

CHFS is restoring hope to the less -fortunat and the sick. We provide home remediation  and environmental improvement for the vulnerable populations. Our project goals are to reduce indoor pollutants that can cause respiratory illness such as Dust-mite, cigarette smoke, rodents, moisture and mold, asthma and allergies and toxic exposures including carbon monoxide prevention. Also, our program helps to address

Home Rehabilitation

including minor repairs and safety modifications such as grab bars, shower seats, raised toilets, smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors and transition ramps. Critical repairs can include accessibility modifications  (such as ergonomics repairs, wheelchair and medical device accessibility and energy-efficient upgrades ()some solar energy improvement may be considered for homeowners in need, urgent roof repairs, heating and air conditioners that are not working and mold issues. As a result, this effort  will helps to eliminate  hospitalization,  doctor’s office visits and reduce numbers of days absent from school or work due to illness.

At CHFS, we try our best to assist as many people as we can. However, funds and resources are limited. Because many of our programs are purely donor-funded and funds are utilized to address our clients situations on a case-by-case basis.

To qualify for the Healthier Homes for Children initiative, applicants must own and occupy their home; live in Leon County; be current on mortgage payments, property taxes, HOA fees, and assessments; have no personal or property judgments; and live in a single family dwelling, condo, townhome, mobile home (must own lot), or manufactured home.

Target Populations

Low-income families, children with asthma and other respiratory conditions, veterans, the elderly, victims of disasters, and persons with disabilities.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for free home repairs, you must meet the minimum following requirements:

  • Property must be an owner-occupied single-family house, condominium or town home in Hillsborough County, but owner cannot have additional properties nor receive income from rental properties.
  • Applicant have owned home for at least two years.
  • Applicant must be current with all local taxes, mortgage payments, homeowner association fees and assessments. (Not behind on payments!)
  • Homeowner’s insurance. Proof of current homeowner’s insurance WILL be required!
  • Applicant must not have a reverse mortgage or second mortgage. This also includes any other loans backed by your home.
  • SHIP Program: For the SHIP program, a resident of the home must be receiving disability (SSDI)
  • Mobile or manufactured homes are not eligible for this program.
  • Note: not all of the questions on the application will apply to you; however, your information must be complete and accurate.
  • Once we receive the funding to do the work on your home, we will contact you for additional information.

How to Apply

1.Meet Eligibility Requirements

2.Fill out Homeowners Application

Submit your application with the supporting documents.3.

CHFS is a registered tax-exempt organization, your support may be qualified for tax deductions. Please make sure you check with your accountant before making any financial contribution or in-kind donation.

Meet Us At
Contact Us

Phone: (850)320-6044
Email: info@thechfs.org


1621 Metropolitan Blvd
2nd Floor, Suite C-2
Tallahassee, Florida 32308