|Abilities in Motion - LEAP Program||FREE open ended loan program for anyone in need of assistive technology items such as, walkers, commodes, large view phones, sock donners, reachers, braces, walker basket, etc. Small $10 processing fee and items need to be picked up at AIM. also accept donations of gently used items.||Berks||Abilities in Motion||Abilities in Motion|
|All Abilities - Assistive Technology||Helps individuals with the process for obtaining assistive devices including those that assist with visual and audio cues and electronic speech.||Westmoreland||Service Coordination||All Abilities|
|ALS Association - Philadelphia||Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller.
||ALS Association - Philadelphia||ALS Association|
|Assistive Technology Library||The Assistive Technology Library is a toy and equipment-lending program. The library is available without charge to a family who has a child with special needs ages birth through 3.
||Dauphin||Keystone Children & Family Services||Keystone Children & Family Services|
|Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Hearing Aid Assistance||Helping individuals with low income||Berks||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services|
|Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Hearing Aid Repair Assistance||Repair of most make and models of hearing aids.||Berks||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services|
|Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Low Vision Aids||Program that pays for or provides magnifiers, magnification equipment, light intensification equipment, night vision equipment, closed circuit television devices and other products which help people who have visual impairments use their remaining vision to greater advantage.||Cambria||Vision Program||Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped|
|Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc. - Headquarters||Hearing testing, hearing aid evaluation, hearing aid sales and repairs, sign language interpreting, sign language classes, foreign language interpreting, assistive device sales, behavioral health services, psychiatric evaluations, counseling services, chemical dependency program, advocacy for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, personal assistance.||Allegheny||Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc.||Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc.|
|Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc. - Westmoreland||Sign language interpreting, program for intellectually disabled adults who are deaf, sign language classes, advocacy for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, personal assistance and assistive devices.||Westmoreland||Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc.||Center for Hearing and Deaf Services, Inc.|
|Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Prevention of Blindness - Glasses||Low cost eye wear is available at a sliding scale to income eligible residents. Only glasses are available.||Northumberland||Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Prevention of Blindness||Central Susquehanna Sight Services|
|Changing Hands||Restores and recycles a variety of home medical equipment and assistive technology devices. The term Assistive Technology refers to a wide range of devices and aids that give seniors and individuals with disabilities greater mobility, control, and/or independence.
A partial listing of the types of equipment and devices includes, but is not limited to:
* bath seats and toilet seats
* manual/power wheelchairs
* daily living aids (such as items for eating and dressing)
* over-the-bed tables
* telecommunication equipment
* assistive listening devices
* blind/low vision aids
||Cumberland||Quaker Office Suites||United Cerebral Palsy Central PA |
|Community Living and Support Services - Good Use Program||Allows individuals to donate or obtain gently used assistive technology devices. Through this program, Pennsylvania residents who may not have the funds necessary to acquire the assistive technology devices (walkers, hoyer lifts, bath seats and toilet seats, transfer benches and transfer boards, bedside commodes, over bed tables, manual wheelchairs, daily living aids (eating, dressing, etc.), assistive listening devices, blind/low vision aids, adapted telephones, communication and computer-related devices, canes and crutches, adaptive games, toys, and recreational devices) that would allow them to live, work, or play as independently as possible in the communities of their choice are able to get the equipment for little to no cost.||Allegheny||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)|
|Home Progression Systems, LLC||Wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, elevators, grab bars, bathroom modifications, whole house modifications, lift systems, and safety modifications||York||Home Progression Systems, LLC||Home Progression Systems, LLC|
|Lancaster Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing||Services include:
- Client Services
- Sign Language Classes
- Fundraising Events
- Interpreting Services
- Assistive Devices
- Educational programs and training
- Daily Activities Assistance including health benefits and employment
- Monthly Newsletter
- Youth Transition services
- Barrier free communication access and environment
- Domestic Violence (Deaf/Hard of Hearing)||Lancaster||Lancaster Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing||Berks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services|
|Muscular Dystrophy Association - Medical Supplies and Equipment Provision||Wheelchairs, scooters, communication devices, and recycled and donated equipment. Loaned out for indefinite period when medically prescribed in relation to neuromuscular disease.||Dauphin||Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc.||Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc.|
|Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA||A national voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular dystrophy and related diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education.
Accepts donations of usable medical equipment, refurbishes items and distributes them to those in need. Also provides assistance with medical equipment repairs.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital
501 Saint John Street
Allentown, PA 18103
Helps individuals cope with the physical and psychological aspects of the disease
Muscular Dystrophy Association
3300 E. Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718||Lehigh||Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA||Muscular Dystrophy Association - Northeast PA|
|National Multiple Sclerosis Society||Provides information and referral, medical equipment assistance, self-help groups, support, seminars and educational programs.||Dauphin||National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central||National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central Pennsylvania Chapter|
|National Multiple Sclerosis Society||Assistance and support for persons with multiple sclerosis.
Provides information and referral, medical equipment assistance, self-help groups, support, seminars and educational programs.||Lancaster||National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central PA Chapter - Lancaster||National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central Pennsylvania Chapter|
|Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Equipment||Offers two loan programs:
- Provides cash loans so that PA residents can purchase assistive technology- ramps, accessible automobiles, hearing aids, low-vision aids, home modification, etc. Provide information about other funding sources such as OVR, waivers, etc. Some partial grants are available in conjunction with mini-loans ($100-$1500 at 0% with a $20 minimum).
- Offers a low-interest loan program for individuals who need to borrow $1500 to $60,000 for the purchase of assistive technology. If a person has poor or no credit, but has the ability and willingness to repay, PATF may extend a loan of up to $25,000.
||Montgomery||Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation||Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation|
|Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Williamsport District Office - Vocational Rehabilitation Services||Provides individualized vocational rehabilitation services both directly and through a network of approved vendors to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. Counselors conduct face-to-face interviews, assist customers with setting vocational goals and with selecting services and service providers in order to develop an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE).
OVR provides a wide range of services, including:|
|ProJeCt of Easton - ASSIST||Currently out of funding until further notice
Provides information, referral, case support, shelter and other material supports to low income households, enabling those individuals and families to avoid increasing disruption to health, welfare, educational and economic advancement.
Emergency service vouchers include:
- Interfaith Food Pantry
- Home heating fuel for seniors (age 60+)
- Prescription Assistance
- Eye exams and glasses
- Legal identification documents
- Second hand furniture (Easton residents only)
- Rental assistance: One month of rent. Documentation of income, circumstances leading to income lose or increase in expenses and proof of sustainability (Operates on a waiting list)
- Emergency shelter vouchers available if all requirements are met: 1) client(s) must be eligible for a shelter bed 2) all shelter bed(s) are full 3) a verifiable plan is in place for where the client(s) will go when leaving shelter
- Program registration such as Cover the Piggies
- Information and referral
||Northampton||ProJeCt of Easton||ProJeCt of Easton|
|Reagan's Journey - Lending Closet - Allegheny||A lending closet that takes in durable medical equipment and supplies and loans them to other families in need.||Allegheny||Lending Closet||Reagan's Journey|
|Reagan's Journey - Lending Closet - Armstrong||A lending closet that takes in durable medical equipment and supplies and loans them to other families in need.||Armstrong||Lending Closet||Reagan's Journey|
|The Assistive Technology Resource Center||The ATRC seeks to expand the awareness of and access to assistive technology and ensure that persons with disabilities and their families and friends can benefit from the assistive technology resources and services provided by PIAT including Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library. Additionally, the ATRC provides public awareness, information and referral, advocacy and training about assistive technology.||Cumberland||Quaker Office Suites||United Cerebral Palsy Central PA |
|Transitional Paths to Independent Living - Assistive Technology and Equipment||Enables individuals with disabilities to have greater control over their own lives and to participate in and contribute more fully to activities in their home, school and work environments, and in their communities.
||Washington||Assistive Technology and Equipment (AT)||Transitional Paths for Independent Living|
|Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center||Medical center provides a range of services for veterans. Services include visual impairment services team (VIST), women's health, geriatrics and extended care, mental health services, dental care, bereavement support, medical equipment, palliative care, outpatient services, pharmacy, primary care, rehabilitation and prosthetics and specialty care.
Click here for list of services
||Luzerne||Veterans Administration Medical Center Wilkes-Barre||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|