Residential Architectural Modifications

​DORS can provide a limited range of residential architectural modification services to DORS consumers who need these services to achieve their employment goal. 

WTC’s residential architectural modification team evaluates and improves the accessibility of the homes of the individuals who qualify for these services.

Services Include:
  • Assessment of bathroom accessibility, home entry and exit, and access to different levels of the home.
  • Coordination and scheduling of construction for the modification.
  • Ongoing onsite monitoring during construction.
  • Coordination of final inspections.
  • Confirming that all modifications comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 
Residential Modification Program requirements:
  • Individual must be a current DORS consumer.
  • Modifications are needed to achieve an employment goal.
  • Modifications are for property owned by the DORS consumer or his or her family.
The wooden stairs and lattace on the backporch of a brick row home.
The back porch of a home before a residential modification.
The back of a brick row home with a new concrete porch and metal chair lift.
The same row home with a vertical platform lift installed by DORS WTC Residential Modifications team.