The Independent Living Program provides home modifications for the elderly and disabled on Bainbridge so that they may remain in their homes safely. Using funds allocated from the City of Bainbridge Island, private foundations, churches, and individuals, HRB assesses individual needs and then hires contractors to make necessary improvements, which eliminate barriers to residing safely in one’s home. HRB also strives to educate the community to better meet the needs of this population. Independent Living serves all residents of Bainbridge Island. There are no age restrictions.
Typical modifications include
- Bathroom modifications
- Grab bars
- Exterior walkway improvements
- Kitchen modifications
- Flooring replacement
- Accessible showers
For questions or to apply for assistance, contact Independent Living Manager Julie Stone, (206) 842-1909 ext. 17. You can also email for more information on this program.