Home Repairs

Restoring Safety and Security

PWC provides critical – not cosmetic – home repair services to its clients. This type of home maintenance is performed by PWC’s trained, licensed and bonded staff of skilled tradespeople, including plumbers, electricians, carpenters, and HVAC technicians. Depending on your location and your specific needs, below are some of the services you could receive:


Emergency Home Repairs

Emergency home repairs are PWC’s most crucial service, ensuring the safety and security of its clients. Services are limited to two emergencies a year, with an “emergency” being defined as a situation that threatens a client’s well-being. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Broken water pipes

  • Lack of heat

  • Safety problems, such as electrical hazards

  • Leaking hot water heater

  • Only toilet in the home not working


Critical Home Repairs

Critical home repairs are designed to correct major defects threatening the safety of the occupants, integrity of the structure, general functionality of the house, and/or mobility of the occupants. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Roof replacements

  • Plumbing system repairs

  • Electrical upgrades

  • Furnace replacements

  • Accessibility modifications


Lead Services

PWC has teamed up with the City of Cincinnati to offer the Cincinnati Lead Education and Remediation Program (CLEAR). PWC was selected by the City of Cincinnati to provide all intake applications for homeowners interested in the CLEAR program.This new program reduces lead hazards from your home and could involve repairs such as a window replacement or covering lead surfaces.

You may qualify if all of the following apply to your household:

  • A child under six resides in your home or spends at least six hours per week in your home on a regular basis 

  • You have owned and lived in your home for more than one year

  • Your home was built before 1978

  • You live in one of these city neighborhoods:

Bond Hill, Westend, Over-The-Rhine, Mt. Auburn, CUF, Corryville, Madisonville, Avondale, South Cumminsville, North and South Fairmount, West, East and Lower Price Hill, Walnut Hills, Evanston Northside or Carthage


To apply for the service or see if you qualify call 513-366-4699


Volunteer-Provided Home Maintenance Services

Another important PWC service solution is offered through our Volunteer Involvement Program (VIP). Volunteers can help with simple home maintenance… tasks that are routine yet difficult for those with a disability. Those who are over the age of 60 or living with a disability qualify for volunteer provided services.



People Working Cooperatively

Thank you for your interest in People Working Cooperatively. For additional information about our programs or services, please contact us at:

Email: info@pwchomerepairs.org

Phone: 513-351-7921

People Working Cooperatively, Inc. 4612 Paddock Road

Cincinnati, OH 45229

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