Lead Remediation

The Community Action Agency of Delaware County (CAADC) has a lead hazard control program that is designed to remove lead-based paint hazards from the homes of low-income families with children under the age of six. All services are free, pending proof of eligibility.


Who Qualifies?

In order to qualify you must:

  • Meet the income guidelines provided in the pdf on this page
  • Have a child aged 5 or under at the time of application
  • Be a homeowner - renters are not eligible at this time
  • Be a resident of Delaware County but not in the following areas: Upper Darby, Haverford, or Chester. These areas receive their own funding.

Call Community Action Agency at 610-891-5101 for an application and more information.


New Lead Hazard Control Program available for homeowners and landlords in the City of Chester

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are providing funds to homeowners and landlords of properties in the City of Chester to reduce or eliminate lead-based paint hazards in their homes.

To be eligible, applicants must:

Own a property within the city limits of Chester and built before 1987

Meet income requirements

Have a child that spends at least six hours per week at the residence, or a pregnant occupant.

Program Overview
Program Details
Program Application

For more information, contact the program manager, Ms. Deepa Mankikar at 215-731-2474 or healthyhomes@nncc.us



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