|American Cancer Society||Public and professional education through programs, speakers, films, literature and seminars. The Patient Service Dept. may provide assistance with medication costs, transportation, home-care equipment, wigs, bed pads, surgical dressings, housing for out of town patients and families. Variety of gift items (wigs) and financial assistance (if eligible) may be offered.||Allegheny||American Cancer Society -Western Region||American Cancer Society|
|American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||To provide education, information, transportation, financial assistance for medication to eligible applicants. We provide day-to-day help and emotional support through a variety of programs.
||Venango||American Cancer Society - Venango/Forest Unit||American Cancer Society|
|Apria Healthcare - Medical Equipment/Supplies||Provides a full range of medical equipment and supplies for rent or sale. Includes infusion therapy, oxygen and respiratory services. Free pick up and delivery of equipment, not supplies.
||Apria Healthcare||Apria Healthcare|
|Apria Healthcare (Wasserott's) - Enteral Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, and Home Medical Equipment and Supplies||Provides enteral (tube-feeding) therapy, respiratory therapy, and home medical equipment.||Lycoming||Apria Healthcare (Wasserott's) - Lycoming County Location||Apria Healthcare|
|Blackburn's Rehab Specialties||Provides products and services encompass all levels of health care needs: pharmacy, medical supplies, home respiratory, rehab, durable medical equipment, bariatric medical equipment, support surfaces, DME Service Center, home accessibility and safety aids.||Erie||Blackburn's Rehab Specialties||Blackburn's Rehab Specialties|
|DCAAA Loan Closet||Incontinence Supplies, Nutritional supplements, Assistive devices such as canes, walkers, safety rails and wheelchairs.
Donations of unopened packages of incontinences supplies, unopened nutritional supplements and clean, good working assistive items are gladly welcomed.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging |
|Delta VFW, Post 7130||Medical loan closet: hospital beds, crutches, potty chairs, wheel chairs, etc.||York||Delta VFW, Post 7130||Delta VFW, Post 7130|
|Dynamic Rehab Solutions||Durable Medical Equipment - complex rehab including repairs to patient owned equipment.||Dauphin||Dynamic Rehab Solutions, LLC||Dynamic Rehab Solutions, LLC|
|Equipment Loan||Limited medical equipment available for loan such as canes, walkers, shower benches, potty chairs, etc.||Adams||Adams County Office for Aging||Adams County Office for Aging|
|First Hand Foundation||Assists individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. The foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgical expenses), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care. The foundation also works with doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services.
||First Hand Foundation||First Hand Foundation|
|Home Medical Equipment Service and Delivery||Sells medical equipment and provides delivery, 24 hour emergency oxygen service (if need emergency oxygen service after normal business hours, call 877-501-4716 for on-call answering service), equipment manufacturer technicians, licensed respiratory therapists, NRRTS Registered and RESHA Certified Assistive Technology professionals.||Blair||Altoona - Dick's Homecare||Dick's Homecare|
|Home Medical Equipment Service and Delivery||Sells medical equipment and provides delivery, 24 hour emergency oxygen service (if need emergency oxygen service after normal business hours, call 877-501-4716 for on-call answering service), equipment manufacturer technicians, licensed respiratory therapists, NRRTS Registered and RESHA Certified Assistive Technology professionals.||Franklin||Chambersburg- Dick's Homecare||Dick's Homecare|
|Home Medical Equipment Service and Delivery||Sells medical equipment and provides delivery, 24 hour emergency oxygen service (if need emergency oxygen service after normal business hours, call 877-501-4716 for on-call answering service), equipment manufacturer technicians, licensed respiratory therapists, NRRTS Registered and RESHA Certified Assistive Technology professionals.||Adams||Gettysburg - Dick's Homecare||Dick's Homecare|
|John's Way Medical Equipment Ministries||Provides free new or gently used medical equipment to those in need, accepts medical equipment donations as well||Blair||John's Way Medical Equipment Ministry||Clover Creek Church of the Brethren|
|Lanza Respiratory Services and Home Medical Equipment||Medical equipment rentals||Erie||Lanza Respiratory Services and Home Medical Equipment||Lanza Respiratory Services and Home Medical Equipment|
|MedCare Home Medical Equipment and Supplies||Home Medical Equipment (HME) and Medical Supply Company||Westmoreland||MedCare Home Medical Equipment and Supplies||MedCare Home Medical Equipment and Supplies|
|Medical Equipment Lending Warehouse, Bethany United Methodist Church||Medical equipment lending warehouse
Items such as wheelchairs, bedside commodes, walkers and bath chairs will be available for short-term and emergency use to residents within the area.||York||Bethany United Methodist Church, Red Lion||Bethany United Methodist Church, Red Lion|
|Medical Equipment Loan Program||Two month loan service of medical equipment including wheelchairs, quad canes, walkers, portable toilets and shower seats.||Cumberland||Camp Hill Borough Medical Equipment Loan Program||Camp Hill Borough Medical Equipment Loan Program|
|Medical Loan Closet||Medical supplies for loan to those 60+, including walkers, wheelchairs, portable ramps, etc… based solely on need and availability.||Franklin||Franklin County Area Agency on Aging||Franklin County Human Services|
|Multiple Sclerosis Service Society of CLASS||Independent of other Multiple Sclerosis organizations, CLASS currently offers residential services, community skills training, vocational programs, attendant care services, outreach, and advocacy to residents of western Pennsylvania living with Multiple Sclerosis.
Programs and Services of Multiple Sclerosis Service Society (MSSS) include:
Muliple Sclerosis Exercise and Support Program (MSES)
Under a doctor’s direction, MSES staff provide instructional range of motion exercises, equipment, and assistive living device evaluations, and emotional support in the home. The staff also educate clients about adaptive and durable medical equipment, a home exercise program, and safety concerns. Services are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies
The MSSS is a full service provider of medical equipment and supplies. This includes sales, services, and rentals with free delivery in your area. Participants discuss their needs with experienced staff who recommend medical equipment and supplies.
Information And Referral
This program is designed to help individuals in making the necessary emotional, social, and economic adjustments to their lifestyle. The MSSS offers community education through Information and Referral. View some of the Helpful Links.
Social And Recreational Activities
The MSSS helps to fund ten social clubs/support groups throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Most clubs meet monthly and plan various activities throughout the year. Download the most recent schedule for the Support/Social Clubs here.
Key staff members are available for public speaking engagements to educate the community about MS and its implication as well as the services offered through MSSS. A newsletter, “The Voice” is done three times per year from CLASS to highlight clients, programs and upcoming events for all programs and divisions of CLASS.
Informative articles are mailed and recent books and videos on MS may be borrowed from the MSSS office.
||Allegheny||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)||Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)|
|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 Amputation Foundation||The National Amputation Foundation (NAF) has for over 80 years been offering valuable assistance to veterans of World War I, II, Korea, the Vietnam Conflict, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Since then, the Foundation has expanded its facilities to include civilian amputees as well.
The National Amputation Foundation has programs and services geared to help the amputee and other disabled people.
AMP to AMP Program
A home, hospital or nursing home visit is available for peer counseling and support to any person who has had or will be having a major limb amputation. If the person does not live within a drivable distance, we will call them to offer the same support.
Medical Equipment Give-A-Way Program:
Our donated medical equipment program is available to any person in need. This includes wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, canes and crutches. While this program is open to anyone in need, the item(s) need to be picked up at our office.
Other services include:|
- Information on recreational activities for amputees.
- Booklets and pamphlets that provide information, specific to the needs of above-the-knee, below-the-knee, and arm amputees.
- Providing hospital visits and running bingo games.
- Contact information for Veterans Benefits.
- Referral service to other amputee organizations.
|National Amputation Foundation||National Amputation Foundation|
|National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Central PA Chapter - Information and MS Support||Education Case Management, Support Groups, Information and referral .Some financial support. Community outreach for all individuals with MS and their families.
Some areas of assistance include:|
- Durable medical equipment
- Medical supplies
- Independent living aids
- Chore services
- Home and car modifications
- Air conditioners
- Respite care
- Exercise programs
- Family enrichment programs
|Dauphin||National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Central PA Chapter||National Multiple Sclerosis Society|
|Pennsylvania Department of Health - Chronic Renal Disease Program||Services covered include all modes of renal dialysis, kidney transplantation, certain prescription drugs, home dialysis supplies and equipment, certain physician fees, and limited patient transportation.||Dauphin||Pennsylvania Department of Health: Chronic Renal Disease Program||Pennsylvania Department of Health|
|Pennsylvania Department of Health - Chronic Renal Disease Program - Greene County||Provides monetary assistance for all forms of chronic dialysis equipment and supplies, renal transplantation, prescription drugs including most immuno-suppressants and physician fees. Provides limited transportation to and from treatment centers.||Greene||Pennsylvania Department of Health: Chronic Renal Disease Program||Pennsylvania Department of Health|
|Presque Isle Rehab Technologies||Provides orthotics and prosthetics, custom mobility and seating, home accessibility, complex shapes program and custom footwear.||Erie||Presque Isle Rehab Technologies||Presque Isle Rehab Technologies|
|Red Lion VFW||Loans hospital and medical equipment||York||Red Lion VFW||Red Lion VFW|
|Ridgeway Community Church Medical Equipment Loans||Medical equipment for loan. Call for details.||Dauphin||Ridgeway Community Church||Ridgeway Community Church |
|Roads to Freedom - Assistive Technology Services||Provide Assistive Technology Services as an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). Services include:
Their Technology Lending Library loans devices for free for a trial period of 2 to 8 weeks. Through Pennsylvania’s Telecommunication Device Distribution Program (PIAT), they provide specialized equipment, without charge, to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities that impede independent access to telephone services. A New Start provides gently used medical equipment and assistive technology devices to individuals who are unable to obtain what they need through ordinary channels. Their goal is to reutilize home medical equipment and other devices that are sitting around unused, and give the equipment to someone in need.
- Public Awareness
- Training and Technical Assistance
- Acquisition of Assistive Technology Services
- Equipment Reutilization (REEP & A New Start)
- Device Demonstrations
- Assistance with Funding Resources
|Lycoming||Roads to Freedom - Independent Living Program||Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA|
|Stewartstown VFW, Post 7046||Maintains a medical equipment loan closet: hospital beds, wheel chairs, potty chairs, shower or tub seats, walkers, canes and crutches||York||Stewartstown VFW, Post 7046||Stewartstown VFW, Post 7046|
|Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services||The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) implements the medical assistance program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC), Outpatient Clinics (OPC), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC), and VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home) Programs.
VA's Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services is responsible for the national policies and programs for medical rehabilitation, prosthetic and sensory aids services that promote the health, independence and quality of life for Veterans with disabilities.
Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services is comprised of national programs for: Audiology and Speech Pathology; Blind Rehabilitation; Chiropractic Care; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service; and, Recreation Therapy. Special programs include Polytrauma/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) System of Care, Amputation System of Care, and Blind Rehabilitation Care Continuum.
Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services provides program and policy direction for over 8,000 rehabilitation care and prosthetic services providers. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services is committed to providing the highest quality, comprehensive, interdisciplinary care; the most advanced medical devices and products that are commercially available; and, promoting advancements in rehabilitative care and evidence-based treatment.||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration|
|WellSpan Health - Lebanon - WellSpan Medical Equipment||Offers a full line of home medical equipment and specialized products including wheelchairs, patient lifts, portable oxygen, compression stockings, and mastectomy prosthesis.||Lebanon||WellSpan Health - Lebanon - WellSpan Medical Equipment||WellSpan Health|