Vehicle Repair

If you are a single woman in need living in Jefferson County, we may be able to help you get the much-needed repairs for your car at a greatly reduced cost to you.

We are currently requiring clients to pay 35% of the total repairs. This contribution is a way for each woman we serve to participate in the help we will offer to the next woman.

Types of repairs

  • Our main focus is the safety and longevity of the vehicle
  • Hands of The Carpenter does not do the following repairs through the program
    • Rebuild or replace transmissions
    • Rebuild or replace engines
    • A/C repairs
    • Repairs and vehicle damages that are a result of an accident or vandalism

Valid legal driver

  • Must be able to prove with
    • Current valid driver’s license
    • Current and valid vehicle registration (Must be registered in client’s name)
    • Current and covered insurance

Ownership

  • Currently we ask that the client has owned the vehicle for at least six months and are on the registration

Type of Vehicle

  • 1999 and newer vehicles
  • Non–luxury, Non-sport

Payment

  • Currently we require the client to pay 35% of the Total Authorized Repairs, plus sales tax. Tires, batteries and towing is at 50%.
  • Payment is due at the time of pick up once the approved repairs are complete
  • Client will be asked about her ability to pay for on-going vehicle related costs (i.e. gas, maintenance, insurance, annual registration) We will offer 4 oil changes a year at $15 each. If the client comes to 3 out of the 4 oil changes, we will offer repairs the second year at 50%. After the second year, the client graduates from our program.

Application Process (See information below about applying through the Hope and Care Team.)

  • Once we have all the above information then we review and set up an Intake Appointment.
  • Upon Approval then we get the vehicle to one of the authorized GNG shops, complete a thorough inspection, and generate an estimate that will be presented in priority order.
  • A time and price estimate will be offered, then once authorized by client repairs will be started.

We’re sorry, but Hands does not do the following:

  • Make repairs on vehicles with an ignition interlock device or breath alcohol ignition interlock device (IID and BAIID)
  • Rebuild or replace transmissions
  • Repair and vehicle damage that is the result of an accident or vandalism
  • Repair air conditioners
  • Rebuild or replace engines

All applications are being taken by our Hope and Care Team. They can be reached Monday – Friday from 8 A.M.-5 P.M. (Mountain Time) at (303) 551-0307. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE CURRENTLY FOCUSED ON SERVING RESIDENTS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY. UNFORTUNATELY, IF YOU ARE NOT A JEFFERSON COUNTY RESIDENT, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SERVE YOU.