|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 - Dauphin||Keystone Human 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||Pittsburgh Office||Center for Hearing and Deaf Services|
|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)|
|Compass Community Connections - Equipment Loan Program||Lends assistive living medical equipment to anyone in need: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, potty chairs and other devices for loan to those who need them in this temporary loan program.
Short - term loans of equipment are available for up to 3 months.||Mifflin||Compass Community Connections||Compass Community Connections|
|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|
|LifePath - BuxMont - Ridge Crest||a 32-bed sub-acute care facility for medically-fragile or technology-dependent individuals who may or may not have a developmental disability. Offers respite care, summer camp, transitional care, and long term care||Bucks||LifePath - BuxMont||LifePath |
|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 - Johnstown||The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual. Also, by law OVR customers receiving Social Security benefits for their disability (SSI, SSDI) are exempt from OVR’s Financial Needs Test.
||Cambria||Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - New Castle||Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.||Lawrence||Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Pittsburgh||Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.||Allegheny||Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Washington||Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.||Washington||Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|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|
|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|
|United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive) - Assistive Technology||Assistive technology evaluations and follow-up services may be funded through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, MH/IDD, or through private pay.
Assistive Technology Lending Library- Local: 717-737-3477; TTY: 717-737-0158||Cumberland||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA - Camp Hill (55 Utley Drive)||United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA |
|Veterans Administration Medical Center Wilkes-Barre||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.
||Luzerne||Veterans Administration Medical Center Wilkes-Barre||United States Department of Veterans Affairs|