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?
Ask friends if they have had maintenance done by someone reliable.
Check the local better business bureau for handymen.
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