City of Shawnee

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
"Partnering the needs of some with the willing hands of others"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a City of Shawnee volunteer program that helps eligible residents maintain and remain in their home. Neighbors Helping Neighbors connects volunteers, volunteer groups, and organizations with eligible Shawnee residents whose homes require maintenance and/or repair.

As a volunteer, you are asked to help residents of Shawnee, who meet certain eligibility requirements, to stay in their home by providing limited occasional services such as:

  • Trash removal
  • Yard Maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Lawn mowing
  • Limited plumbing and electrical repair
  • Exterior painting
  • Raking leaves
  • Trimming branches
  • Washing windows
  • Changing light bulbs
  • Changing smoke alarm batteries
  • Turning mattresses
  • Some city-issued codes