State of BEing, Incorporated started in the home of its Co-founders Brenda Vinson-Bufford and James Bufford


State of BEing, Incorporated realizes that our seniors are most at risk for living in unsafe and unhealthy housing; thus we offer minor household repairs to low and moderate-income residents with an emphasis on our senior residents. Minor home repairs may include the following:State of BEing, Incorporated realizes that our seniors are most at risk for living in unsafe and unhealthy housing; thus we offer minor household repairs to low and moderate-income residents with an emphasis on our senior residents. Minor home repairs may include the following:

  • Minor Roof Repair
  • Repair / Replace Door Locks
  • Repair / Replace Window Screens
  • Minor Electrical
  • Repair / Replace Insulation
  • Minor Floor Repairs
  • Repairing Concrete Walks or Steps
  • Repair / Replace Handrails or Banisters
  • Tree Removal
  • Handicap Accessibility Improvements (Ramps, etc.)
  • Repair / Replace Furnace
  • Repair / Replace HVAC Systems
  • Repair / Replace Water Heater
  • Repair / Replace Smoke Detectors
  • Repair / Replace Electrical Panel Boxes
  • Minor Plumbing

By providing high-quality affordable repair and construction services, State of BEing will reclaim, revive and preserve homes and develop communities, assuring that the low- income, especially, the elderly, single head-of-household and families with children, live in independence in a clean and safe environment.

One way that we have determined that we can meet our goal to build life skills and character of program participants through basic education, mentoring and enrichment is by assisting low-income women of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds to become economically self-sufficient through entrepreneurial endeavors that we believe will produce productive contributors to society and excellent role models for the next generation. State of BEing will link women with the information and in some cases financing they need to establish or expand small businesses that reflect their personal and financial goals. We assist our program participants with:

  • Business Plan Creation;
  • Business Structure Determination;
  • Goal Setting;
  • Product and Services Pricing;
  • Marketing;
  • Managing your financials;
  • Obtaining the proper insurance and licenses for your business; and many of fundamentals of business development.