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Operation Home Rescue

OPERATION HOME RESCUE

HOME REPAIR ASSISTANCE FOR 55+ VETERANS

The purpose of Operation Home Rescue is to assist veterans aged 55 and older who are currently physically unable or cannot afford to do their home maintenance needs.

Utilizing the skills and technical knowledge of TMG Maintenance Services NW and Home Works Repair Service technicians, along with the volunteer services of employees of the TMG Family of Companies, recipients of Operation Home Rescue will have a variety of home maintenance services provided at no cost. Applications are being accepted until September 15, 2021.

Program Overview

Operation Home Rescue is a no-cost program that is administered and funded by TMG Cares, the nonprofit division of the TMG Family of Companies. TMG Cares has partnered with the Clark County Veterans Assistance Center (CCVAC) to identify potential applicants and verify their eligibility for the program.

Do You Qualify?

Program eligibilty requirements:

  • Veteran (honorably discharged).
  • Aged 55 years old or older. 
  • Household income at or below 80% median family income.
  • Own and live at the property where services will be done.
  • Property must be in Clark County, Washington.
  • Home is not a rental property, duplex, or mobile home.
  • Property cannot be subject to foreclosure actions or actions to enforce liens. 

Services Provided

  • Landscaping (pruning, weeding, bark, mowing, general yard clean-up).
  • Home exterior clean-up (windows, power washing, gutter cleaning).
  • Minor exterior repairs (decks, railings, gutters).
  • ADA accessibility items (exterior ramps, wall-mounted grab bars, etc.)
  • Small interior repairs (minor plumbing fixes, minor appliance repairs, wall damage).
  • General interior cleaning (carpet cleaning).
  • Other requests (please note that not all requests are available).

Next Steps

Available Services:

Contact the Clark County Veterans Assistance Center at (564) 397-8478 to start the Operation Home Rescue application process.

Visit CCVAC's Website

HELPING VETERANS

Operation Home Rescue launched in 2021. Our home assistance program helps our 55+ veterans maintain a safe and secure place to call home.

Rena B.

Air Force Veteran

Thank you for all your support for this wonderful opportunity I was given for maintenance at my home. The TMG Cares team, Summit Reconstruction, and Edgar's Cleaning Services have given me some worry-free relief with my homeowner woes. Home maintenance can be daunting and I really appreciate the help. I hope I can assist in the future with another Veteran homeowner.

  • Feb 10, 2021

    Application

    Applications will be accepted now through September 15, 2021. Work will be completed in October 2021. 

    *Projects are chosen on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants are encouraged to file early during the application time period.

  • Feb 10, 2021

    Eligibility Verification

    CCVAC verifies program eligibility and notifies eligible applicants. Eligibility requirements:

    • 55 years or older.
    • Veteran (honorably discharged).
    • Household income at or below 80% median family income.
    • Applicant owns and lives at the property where services would be done.
    • Property is in Clark County, Washington.
    • Home is not a rental property, duplex, or mobile home.
    • Property cannot be subject to foreclosure actions or actions to enforce liens.
  • Feb 10, 2021

    Operation Home Rescue Packet

    Applicants will complete and submit the Packet, which includes an application, liability waivers, information release form, and video/photo release form.

  • Feb 10, 2021

    Participant Selection

    CCVAC submits completed Packets to TMG Cares for review. TMG Cares selects potential projects and connects with homeowners to view the home and review project details.

  • Feb 10, 2021

    Project Work is Performed

    The TMG Family of Companies staff, as well as some of our home maintenance and repair vendors, will perform the work.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Thank you to the following businesses for donating their time and services to Operation Home Rescue.

Please note: Due to weather, volunteer availability, and unforseen problems that may arise, work that is planned to be done is tentative. These factors may affect the actual work that is able to be completed. Operation Home Rescue will determine what work can and cannot be done by their team on the work day.

APPLICATION PROCESSING

CLARK COUNTY VETERANS ASSISTANCE CENTER
Veterans Assistance Fund
1305 Columbia St
Vancouver WA 98660

Tel: (564) 397-8478

Email: ccvac@ccvac.net

TMG CARES

Jennifer Lindsay
TMG Cares Engagement Coordinator
Tel: (360) 891-8048

Email: tmgcares@tmgnorthwest.com

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