Stick with family or people you know well. Now is not the time to bring in strangers. You need help, understanding and a chnace to regain your perspective.
Do you want a roommate or a handyman?<br />
Ask friends if they have had maintenance done by someone reliable.<br />
Check the local better business bureau for handymen.<br />
Depending upon what you need to have done, you might be able to get highschool students to work for you as part of their studies.
maybe ask someone at a local church