Call us - we can help

This service helps older people keep on top of jobs around the home and live independently for longer.  With a little help from us you can improve your safety and security and enjoy your home more. 

We can carry out jobs including:

  • replacing light bulbs, fuses and plugs
  • small carpentry work
  • dealing with trip hazards such as loose carpets
  • moving heavy furniture, putting up pictures and shelves
  • levelling paving slabs
  • mending and making gates, repairing fences
  • supply and fit a keysafe for £45
  • supply and fit a grabrail for £25

Our charges

We charge £20 per hour, with a minimum charge of £10.
For larger jobs we can provide a free written quotation without obligation.

Our workforce

  • Made up of paid staff and volunteers
  • Covers the whole of Northamptonshire
  • We now have an Age UK Northamptonshire branded van

Contact Wendy Ryan for more details or to arrange a home visit on 01536 524986.

Free Home Energy Checks

Age UK Northamptonshire's free energy checks help older people reduce their carbon footprint, stay warm in winter and reduce their energy bills too. 

Business Directory

The Age UK Northamptonshire Business Directory is invaluable for requests that are too big or too technical for our handyperson team. 

It is an internet-based list at

If you do not use a computer please call 0800 044 3646 for contact details of local electricians, plumbers, gas safe engineers, roofers and builders.

Please call us to see how we can help.

Contact us

Tel:   01536 524 986  or 0845 677 2220


Our Handyperson at work

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