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Free Medical Equipment in Arizona

By Maurice

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If you’re looking for free medical equipment for seniors in Arizona, you’re in the right place!This page is a complete resource for free medical equipment for the elderly in the state of Arizona.Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!

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List of Free Medical Equipment in Arizona

ALS Association Arizona Chapter – Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

Program Description:

The goal of the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange hosted by AzTAP is to put Assistive Technology (AT), adapted equipment or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. 

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The Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange is primarily for residents of Arizona, although we do accept entries from other states. The program is designed to facilitate equipment/device exchange (s) between individuals and is not for the use of for profit vendors or distributors to sell equipment.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Wheelchairs (manual and electric);
  2. 2Transport chairs;
  3. 3Hospital beds;
  4. 4Canes;
  5. 5Walkers;
  6. 6Pressure mattresses;
  7. 7Lifts;
  8. 8Respiratory support devices, and
  9. 9Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), etc.
  • people with ALS who are residents & visitors of Arizona and who are uninsured, underinsured, who cannot access the benefits of their insurance (while in a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or hospice), or who are waiting for insurance approval
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1The Arizona chapter DME list includes, but is not limited to the items mentioned.No information found about accepting medical equipment donations. Check with them since many ALS Association chapters do accept.

The Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) – Arizona Assistive Technology (AT) Exchange

Program Description:

The goal of the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange hosted by AzTAP is to put Assistive Technology (AT), adapted equipment or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. 

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The Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange is primarily for residents of Arizona, although we do accept entries from other states. The program is designed to facilitate equipment/device exchange (s) between individuals and is not for the use of for profit vendors or distributors to sell equipment.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Categories of devices listed on the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange are:
  1. 1Vehicle Modification & Transportation (Accessible Vans, Wheelchair/Scooter Lifts/Carriers, etc.);
  2. 2Daily Living Aids (Bathing/Toileting Aids, Lift Chairs, Patient Lifts, Adjustable Hospital Beds, Standing Frames/Aids, etc);
  3. 3Mobility/ Seating & Positioning (Power & Manual Wheelchairs, Scooters, Walkers, Ramps, Canes, etc);
  4. 4Speech Communication (Communication Devices, etc);
  5. 5Environmental Adaptations (Electronic Aids for Daily Living, Environmental Control Units, Telephone Systems, Stair Lifts, Home Modification/Adaptation Items, etc.);
  6. 6Vision (Desktop & Portable Video Magnifiers, etc);
  7. 7Other (Accessible Homes, Therapy/Rehab Devices, etc);
  8. 8Hearing (Assisted Listening/Alerting Devices, Amplified Phones, etc.).
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • private Arizona residents/consumers who are seeking used or pre-owned assistive technology items as well as those individuals who have such items that they wish to donate, sell or exchange
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Individuals who are looking to sell/exchange/donate or looking to acquire or need assistive technology items are connected through the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange hosted by AzTAP.
  2. 2Categories of devices listed on the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange are:a) Vehicle Modification & Transportation (Accessible Vans, Wheelchair/Scooter Lifts/Carriers, etc.);b) Daily Living Aids (Bathing/Toileting Aids, Lift Chairs, Patient Lifts, Adjustable Hospital Beds,Standing Frames/Aids, etc);c) Mobility/ Seating & Positioning (Power & Manual Wheelchairs, Scooters, Walkers, Ramps, Canes, etc);d) Speech Communication (Communication Devices, etc);e) Environmental Adaptations (Electronic Aids for Daily Living, Environmental Control Units, Telephone Systems, Stair Lifts, Home Modification/Adaptation Items, etc.);f) Vision (Desktop & Portable Video Magnifiers, etc);g) Other (Accessible Homes, Therapy/Rehab Devices, etc);h) Computers & Related (Accessible Workstations, Adjustable/Ergonomic Chairs, Computer Access Equipment, etc);i) Hearing (Assisted Listening/Alerting Devices, Amplified Phones, etc.);j) Learning, Cognitive, & Developmental (Literacy Software, Photo Phones, Portable Word Processors, etc.);k) Recreation, Sports, & Leisure (Handcycles, Adaptive Exercise Equipment, 3 Wheel Bikes, Pool Lifts, etc.).
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The Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) – Open-Ended, Long Term Device Loans

Program Description:

Periodically, AzTAP offers some older, but still useful AT devices from our inventory for free, open ended, long term loans. Items in this category are available to individuals, families, or organizations for extended use, while remaining the property of AzTAP.

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  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive Technology devices
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • individuals, families, or organizations
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Items available for long-term loan are now posted on AzTAP’s Assistive Technology Exchange (ATEX) site.
  2. 2Please use the following link to access the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange site. Use the filter list by section to search for type and long term loan. Ads can be reviewed anonymously; but, in order to contact a poster you need have an account with the AT Exchange and be logged in. Once registered and logged in proceed to the ad you are interested in and click on the “show me the contact information” tab at the end of the ad and contact them by the means indicated.
  3. 3Borrowers agree to use all equipment at their own risk.
  4. 4Borrowers agree to report to AzTAP any equipment that is lost, accidently damaged, stolen or destroyed.
  5. 5Borrowers acknowledge that AzTAP assumes no responsibility for maintenance, updates or repairs on this equipment.
  6. 6Borrowers will contact AzTAP to discuss return of equipment for ecological disposal if equipment ceases to operate or is still operational but is no longer needed.
  7. 7Borrowers will notify AzTAP of changes to their mailing address, telephone number (s) and/or email address on file for the loan.
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The Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) – Assistive Technology Loan Libraries

Program Description:

AzTAP’s AT Lending Libraries allow individuals to borrow equipment for limited time periods and try the item(s) in places where they will actually be used such as at home, school, or the workplace. 

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The purpose is to assist in making a more informed decision as to whether the product and its features will be useful to them. AzTAP offers two separate programs, both of which are free of charge to approved users who reside in Arizona:

1. AzTAP AT Lending Library – Devices can be borrowed by persons with disabilities, family members, service providers, etc. for two weeks at a time. Devices may be picked up from the AzTAP office or can be shipped/returned at no cost to the borrower.

2. AZ Department of Education AT Short Term Loan Library – Managed by AzTAP on behalf of the Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services, this program is only available to public school districts and charter schools. The borrowing period is four (4) weeks and items are shipped/returned at no cost to the borrower.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive Technology devices – categories of devices listed on the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange are:
  1. 1Vehicle Modification & Transportation,
  2. 2Daily Living Aids,
  3. 3Mobility/ Seating & Positioning,
  4. 4Speech Communication,
  5. 5Environmental Adaptations,
  6. 6Vision,
  7. 7Hearing,
  8. 8Learning, Cognitive, Developmental,
  9. 9Other.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • persons with disabilities, family members, service providers
  • Other Details: n/a
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The Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) – Arizona Assistive Technology & Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Coalition (AT & DME Reuse Coalition)

Program Description:

The Arizona Assistive Technology & Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Coalition (AT & DME Reuse Coalition) is a searchable, comprehensive online listing of the services of participating Arizona medical equipment loan closets and other related resources.

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This website is designed to provide a comprehensive and searchable listing of all participating Arizona programs providing Assistive Technology (AT) & Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Reuse activities for Arizona residents who need a piece of equipment or those who have used/pre-owned items that they want to sell, donate or exchange.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive Technology and Durable Medical Equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes (database)
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes (database)
  • Audience served:
  • Arizona residents who need a piece of equipment or those who have used/pre-owned items that they want to sell, donate or exchange
  • Other Details: Those interested can narrow their search by selecting from the following:
  1. 1type of service (needs something, donates, sells, recycles),
  2. 2type of equipment,
  3. 3area served or
  4. 4population served.
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Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) – ACTIVATE Kindness Closet

Program Description:

FSL is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide home and community-based services and develop energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all.

One of the goals of the ACTIVATE program is to ensure that patients are safe at home, but not everyone has easy access to medical equipment. That’s why we opened the ACTIVATE Kindness Closet, located on the campus of each Dignity Health Hospital accepts medical equipment donations and lends medical equipment.

  • Service Area:Phoenix, Mesa and Chandler areas
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Wheelchairs,
  2. 2Transport Wheelchairs,
  3. 3Electric Wheelchairs,
  4. 4Electric Scooters,
  5. 5Hospital Beds,
  6. 6Shower Chairs,
  7. 73-in-1 Commode Chairs,
  8. 8Bedside Commodes,
  9. 9Front-wheeled Walkers,
  10. 10Seated Walkers,
  11. 11Toilet Seat Risers,
  12. 12Adult Briefs,
  13. 13Bed Pads,
  14. 14Slide Boards,
  15. 15Adapted Equipment,
  16. 16Wound Care Supplies,
  17. 17Blood Pressure Monitors,
  18. 18Scales,
  19. 19Gait Belts,
  20. 20Roho Cushions.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • patients transitioning from a hospital back into their home
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Please call us at 602-406-2374 if you have equipment you would like to donate. Pick-ups may be available.
  2. 2If you or someone you know would like to borrow equipment, please call us at 602-406-2374 to discuss your needs.

Arizona Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America Inc. – Loan Closet

Program Description:

The mission of the Arizona Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America is to improve the quality of life of U.S. military Veterans and all who have

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 experienced spinal cord injury and spinal cord disease through advocacy for proper health care, promotion of sports, education, and communication.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical equipment:
  1. 1Bathtub safety bar,
  2. 2IV stand,
  3. 3Alerting devices – assisted hearing listening,
  4. 4Bariatric equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, beds etc.),
  5. 5Bathtub lifts (electric, inflatable, manual ),
  6. 6BI-PAP and C-PAP machines and periphery equipment,
  7. 7Bicycles – 3 wheel,
  8. 8Canes (quad, straight/offset walking),
  9. 9Chairs (commode, companion/transport, Geri, lift/recliner, shower rolling, shower stools/seats),
  10. 10Communication/speech generating aids & devices,
  11. 11Crutches (regular, tall, millennial & forearm),
  12. 12Door openers – automatic/power,
  13. 13Dressing aids (sock aid, shoe horn, dressing sticks, etc.),
  14. 14Electronic aids for daily living (EADL’s/ECU’s),
  15. 15Exercise equipment – adapted,
  16. 16Feeding pumps,
  17. 17Gait belts
  18. 18Gait trainers,
  19. 19Hand cycles,
  20. 20Hearing aids & accessory equipment,
  21. 21Hospital bed accessories (gates, rails & trapezes),
  22. 22Knee scooters,
  23. 23Lifts (patient ceiling (portable or installed), patient electric/power, patient manual, stair, vertical exterior platform),
  24. 24Mattress – pressure alternating,
  25. 25Nebulizers,
  26. 26Oxygen concentrators,
  27. 27Pediatric equipment (benches/tables wood, bolsters/positioning aids, chair – cube/corner seats, chair – feeder seats, chair – postural support, mobility aids recreational, standers, strollers/joggers, pediatric – walkers/gait aids, wheelchair manual, wheelchair power),
  28. 28Phone – amplified/hearing aid compatible,
  29. 29Prosthetic devices & related equipment,
  30. 30Ramp (household portable: folding, rigid, etc., metal exterior residential, threshold),
  31. 31Reacher’s,
  32. 32Safety frame – toilet,
  33. 33Scooters- power/electric-3 or 4 wheel,
  34. 34Standing aids (sit/lean, frames/tables, standers),
  35. 35Tables (hospital bed – over the bed, therapy),
  36. 36Toilet seats elevated,
  37. 37Toilet seat lift – electric,
  38. 38Transfer bench – bath,
  39. 39Transfer/slide boards,
  40. 40Vehicle – hand controls,
  41. 41Vehicle equipment – adaptive (wheelchair/scooter lifts/carriers, power seats, etc.),
  42. 42Video magnifiers (CCTV’s),
  43. 43Walkers (folding w/forearm support – 2 wheel, hemi, rigid frame or folding, wheeled (3 or 4 wheel),
  44. 44Wheelchairs (layback manual, manual folding, manual rigid frame, power/electric),
  45. 45Wheelchair accessories (canopies, drink holders, baskets, oxygen tank holders, cushions, etc.),
  46. 46Wheelchair device mounting equipment & supplies,
  47. 47Workstations – accessible or height adjustable.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • U.S. military Veterans and all who have experienced spinal cord injury and spinal cord disease
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Doctors perscription required for power wheelchair/mobility devices.
  2. 2Donations are accepted for equipment but are not required.
  3. 3Information from secondary sources, unnable to access site (Access from your Country was disabled by the administrator).
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Payson Senior Center – Medical Equipment Lending Closet

Program Description:

The Payson Senior Center (PSC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation founded in 1985. PSC is a community based organization that relies on a small staff and many volunteers to serve Payson and the surrounding areas.

Payson Senior Center funding is provided by the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens (PGCSC), Town of Payson, Town of Star Valley, Gila County, and donations from their community.

  • Service Area:Payson and the surrounding areas
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical equipment:
  1. 1Canes (quad and straight/offset walking),
  2. 2Crutches (regular, tall, millennial & forearm),
  3. 3Knee scooters,
  4. 4Reacher’s,
  5. 5Walkers (rigid frame or folding, wheeled (3 or 4 wheel)),
  6. 6Wheelchair (layback manual, manual folding, manual rigid frame).
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • members and the public
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1They provide free medical equipment loans. No further details found. 
  2. 2Secondary source mentions they also receive medical equipment donations and lists the type of equipment: Banner High Country Seniors – Payson
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Operation Big Serve – Blessings Boutique and Thrift

Program Description:

Operation Big Serve is a Faith-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is financially supported by contributions from friends and partners of the ministry.

With the help and Partnering of Operation Big Serve, we are able to provide clothing and household items to assist those transitioning from homelessness to housing and is just one of the Blessings you can be a part of by shopping at Blessings Boutique and Thrift.

Blessings Boutique and Thrift has a grand collection of treasures that range from antiques, vintage items, new and handmade items, furniture, re-finished furniture, collectables, memorabilia, jewelry, clothes, records, signs, nostalgia, and more. They collect the items from donations.

  • Service Area:Mesa area
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical equipment:
  1. 1Bathtub safety bar,
  2. 2Bariatric equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, beds etc.),
  3. 3Canes (quad, straight/offset walking),
  4. 4Chairs (commode, shower rolling, shower stools/seats),
  5. 5Crutches (regular, tall, millennial & forearm),
  6. 6Knee scooters,
  7. 7Reacher’s,
  8. 8Safety frame – toilet,
  9. 9Toilet seat – elevated,
  10. 10Toilet seat lift – electric,
  11. 11Walkers (folding w/forearm support – 2 wheel, rigid frame or folding, wheeled (3 or 4 wheel)),
  12. 12Wheelchairs (layback manual, manual folding, manual rigid frame),
  13. 13Wheelchair accessories (canopies, drink holders, baskets, oxygen tank holders, cushions, etc.).
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served: n/a
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Donate your slightly used items.
  2. 2Medical equipment list from secondary source: Big Serve VA Group / Blessings Boutique & Thrift – Mesa
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Friends in Deed – Loan Closet

Program Description:

Friends in Deed aims to ensure, through the work and generosity of its volunteers and donors, that people in the Green 

Valley Community have access to transportation, temporary loans of medical equipment, physical space for meetings, activities and socialization, all without cost, in order to help them maintain their independence as well as their physical and mental health.

Friends in Deed makes time-limited loans of durable medical equipment at no cost to residents of Green Valley and Sahuarita. Equipment that is available to borrow includes canes, walkers, bedside commodes, shower chairs, wheelchairs, and more.

  • Service Area:Green Valley and Sahuarita
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Canes,
  2. 2Walkers,
  3. 3Bedside commodes,
  4. 4Shower chairs,
  5. 5Wheelchairs, and
  6. 6More.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of Green Valley and Sahuarita
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1We are accepting donations of equipment again, drop off at the West door.
  2. 2We are still open for equipment loans and equipment returns, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  3. 3All of their programs are FREE of charge.
  4. 4Non-cash gifts of durable medical equipment -new and used- can be dropped off at our offices during normal business hours. If you are not sure what kind of equipment we accept, call us at 520-625-1150 and we will discuss how best to donate your items.
  5. 5Most items are loaned for a 60 day period and some items may be extended for another 30 days, with a 90 day maximum.
  6. 6If someone has not borrowed equipment from us before, we will need a current Drivers License, Green Valley/Sahuarita address, a phone number and additional contact information about the user of the equipment being borrowed.
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Hear to Assist Program

Program Description:

Although The EAR foundation of Arizona does not accept applications for adult hearing aids, we are in partnership with the Hear to Assist program.

Hear to Assist is a local program providing donated refurbished hearing aids to adults in need in Maricopa County.

  • Service Area:Maricopa County
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • low income residents of Maricopa County
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Hear to Assist contact details: Brad Gerson, heartoassist@gmail.com, 602-214-8055.
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Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic at the College of Health Solutions – Hearing Healthcare Assistance Project

Program Description:

The purpose of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) is to ensure, in partnership with the public and private sector, accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing to improve their quality of life. 

The ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic at the College of Health Solutions teamed up with the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH), the state’s leading hearing advocacy organization, to launch the Hearing Healthcare Assistance Project, a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide hearing aids and professional audiology care at no cost to low-income Arizonans who would otherwise not qualify for hearing services.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • low-income Arizonans who would otherwise not qualify for hearing services
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1If you are low-income and need hearing aids, please email Christy Abrams at C.Abrams@acdhh.az.gov so she can assist you in finding hearing aids. You might qualify for this Project, or another hearing aid assistance program in Arizona.
  2. 2If you have hearing aids to donate to this Project, please send them to: ASU College of Health SolutionsDr. Kristin Samuelson, Au.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorAudiology Clinic Director975 S. Myrtle Ave., Mail Code 0102Tempe, AZ 85287.
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Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) – Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (AzTEDP)

Program Description:

The purpose of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) is to ensure, in partnership with the public and private sector, accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing to improve their quality of life. 

The Arizona Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (AzTEDP) provides FREE telephone equipment such as volume control telephones, TTYs, speech devices, and signaling/flashing devices. This equipment is provided at no cost to U.S. citizens who reside in the state of Arizona and are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind/CVHL, or Speech-Impaired, regardless of income.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Telecommunications Equipment:
  1. 1Volume control telephones,
  2. 2Ttys,
  3. 3Speech devices, and
  4. 4Signaling/flashing devices.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • U.S. citizens who reside in the state of Arizona and are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind/CVHL, or Speech-Impaired, regardless of income
  • Other Details: n/a
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Sun City West (SCW) Foundation – Helping Hands

Program Description:

Helping Hands serves more than 15,000 residents annually loaning medical equipment for rehabilitation or temporary assistance. Medical equipment can be loaned for up to 90 days, children’s equipment for 30 days.

  • Service Area:Sun City West, Sun City Grand, Corta Bella, Arizona Traditions, Sun Village
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical equipment for rehabilitation or temporary assistance:
  1. 1Canes,
  2. 2Crutches,
  3. 3Various chairs,
  4. 4Standing aids,
  5. 5Walkers,
  6. 6Wheelchairs.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need in the communities they serve
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Helping Hands maintains a large warehouse where we store all our adult and children’s equipment. Every piece of equipment loaned out is thoroughly sanitized when it is returned.
  2. 2To check out equipment, we require proof of residency; i.e., a Recreation Card from Sun City West residents, a CAM card from Sun City Grand and a badge from AZ Traditions or Sun Village. Corte Bella residents can show their driver’s license with their local address or their badge.
  3. 3You will be asked to sign a waiver stating the date equipment is due back and accepting responsibility for loss or damages.
  4. 4While we loan free of charge, our biggest source of income is your generous donations (cash, checks or credit card) which enable us to maintain, replace and update inventory as needed.
  5. 5Inventory access blocked for my area.
  6. 6Secondary source mention they also accept medical equipment donations (Helping Hands – Sun City West).
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New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center Prescott Valley – Loan Closet

Program Description:

The New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center is a nonprofit organization that is working towards empowering and connecting people with disabilities in their community. 

It provide programs and services in Northern Arizona which encourage and empower people with disabilities to self-determine the goals and activities of their lives. It has durable medical equipment that it loans out for free. Things like shower chairs, and walkers.

  • Service Area:Prescott Valley, Northern Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Shower chairs,
  2. 2Walkers,
  3. 3Wheelchairs,
  4. 4Knee scooters.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1We NEED Regular wheel chairs and knee scooters- in fair shape! Please, donate those products today!!
  2. 2Need something? give us a call- 928-772-1266 or check us out online.
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Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association – Medical Equipment Donations

Program Description:

The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries. Our goal is to promote physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and social recovery.

The AZSCIA is a go to resource for newly injured individuals with SCI. We keep various pieces of durable medical equipment to help satisfy true need in our community. Everything from wheelchairs and catheters to hospital beds and hoyer lifts, the AZSCIA will help you donate it to someone in need.

  • Service Area:Phoenix
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable medical equipment:
  1. 1Wheelchairs,
  2. 2Catheters,
  3. 3Hospital beds,
  4. 4Hoyer lifts.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • injured individuals with SCI
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Call our office and we can set up a pick up time or if the item is small enough feel free to drop it by our office.
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Scottsdale Senior Services – Medi-loan Program

Program Description:

The Medi-loan Program is a loan closet for Scottsdale residents in need of medical equipment on a month to month basis. Equipment includes canes, walkers, wheelchairs and shower benches.

  • Service Area:Scottsdale
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable medical equipment, including:
  1. 1Walkers,
  2. 2Wheelchairs,
  3. 3Canes, and
  4. 4More
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Scottsdale residents in need of medical equipment
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Site access restricted. Facebook and secondary sources information.
  2. 2People can borrow medical equipment for a suggested donation.
  3. 3Secondary source information about accepting donations (Scottsdale Senior Services Medi-loan Program – Scottsdale ).
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Sunshine Acres Children’s Home – Donate

Program Description:

Sunshine Acres provides the emotional, social, physical, educational and spiritual support for the children in our care, so 

they may learn to manage their own affairs along with maximizing the development of their potential, abilities and interests. Our goal is to facilitate a child’s ability to function within a community environment in a style that is both meaningful and purposeful to himself and the community.

  • Service Area:Mesa area
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical Equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • n/a
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Secondary source mentions they accept DME as donation.
  2. 2On their website there is a list with In-kind donations which doesn’t include DME and a general entry: Do you have items you no longer need? Schedule a time for us to pick them up! , so they might accept. Better call to check.
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Sydney’s closet – Therapy Equipment and DME Loan Closet

Program Description:

A Phoenix based non profit which provides much needed loans for therapy equipment and durable medical equipment to families of special needs children.

  • Service Area:Maricopa County
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable Medical Equipment and Therapy Equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • families of special needs children
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1No website found, old posts on Facebook (2016). They are very responsive to messages according to Facebook, so this is a way of contacting them.
  2. 2Their AzTAP profile was updated in February 2021. They are a member.
  3. 3Credit Card information must be kept on file to ensure the timely return of loaned equipment. If equipment is not returned by the agreed upon date, the fair market price will be charged to the responsible party’s credit card.
  4. 4Equipment loan periods are 3 months in duration. Upon assessment, arrangements or documentation is required to allow for an extension (3 months) or for acceptable return of loaned equipment. The maximum lending period is six months.
  5. 5Equipment is loaned in good condition and should be returned in good condition. Equipment is clean at the time it is loaned and should be cleaned prior to its return. Sydney’s Closet does not make deliveries or pick-ups.
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Teamworx -Durable Medical Equipment

Program Description:

We are a 501(c)3 tax exempt corporation, organized to provide durable medical equipment to the elderly and people with disabilities, regardless of where the live within Arizona, their race, gender, religion, or disability.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable Medical Equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • the elderly and people with disabilities, regardless of where the live within Arizona, their race, gender, religion, or disability
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1No website or Facebook account found. They are a AzTAP member and updated their profile in January 2021.
  2. 2We do not have fees for our equipment, but we do request a donation, but it is not required.
  3. 3We ask borrowers to sign an equipment contract in order to become a member. We also provide non-medical services at a discount to those who become members. Members can borrow equipment for three months, then must return it, or request to keep it another three months.
  4. 4Contact details: Teamworx3538 N Orchid LanePhoenix, AZ85051-0000
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The 3000 Club Phoenix – American Medical Aid Program/The 3000 Club Medical Reclamation Project

Program Description:

The American Medical Aid Program, also known as The 3000 Club Medical Reclamation Project saves lives by recovering unused medical supplies, nutritional supplements, educational materials and personal care products and equipment. 

Every year, we reclaim more than several million dollars worth of medical supplies which are redistributed to people with critical needs both locally, nationally and globally.

  • Service Area:Tucson and Phoenix area
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • under served populations in the 3rd world (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Haiti, Panama and the Philippines)
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Their Tucson office collects medical supply to forward to our Phoenix warehouse for processing in our international mission work.
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The EAR Foundation of Arizona – Hearing Aids Donations

Program Description:

The EAR Foundation of Arizona will work in a collaborative partnership with persons, health care institutions, governmental agencies, foundations, trusts, and other organizations to provide and promote the best possible outcomes for persons

with hearing loss, and for those who are at risk for hearing loss or deafness, who are deaf, who have tinnitus, and/or who have a balance disorder. The EAR Foundation of Arizona accepts hearing aids and cochlear implant supplies.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids & Cochlear implant supplies.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • all
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Used aids and parts help us provide assistance to those who might otherwise go without.
  2. 2To arrange a pick-up, please email melissa@earfoundationaz.com.
  3. 3Please mail aids and supplies to our main office:The EAR Foundation of Arizona326 E. Coronado RoadSuite 203Phoenix, AZ 85004
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The EAR Foundation of Arizona – HEAR For Kids

Program Description:

HEAR For Kids™ is a program for children 0-18 years of age, in Arizona. It is managed by Lylis Olsen, a master’s prepared audiologist. HEAR for Kids™, working with your own audiologist, provides loaner hearing aids, primarily for children with newly identified hearing loss.

Permanent hearing aids can also be provided if the family meets financial criteria and does not have other insurance coverage. Vouchers for audiological evaluation or medical evaluation, to provide medical clearance for hearing aids, are also available to families with financial need.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • children 0-18 years of age, in Arizona
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1As a result of this program, 170 loaner hearing aids are presently available to families. This program is funded by a grant from Vitalyst Health Foundation and private donations.
  2. 2Contact your audiologist to apply for the loaner or permanent hearing aid program. Requests for medical or audiological vouchers are accepted from school health, Head Start staff, audiologists, and other medical or early intervention professionals.
  3. 3For information, please contact Lylis Olsen, program manager, Hear for Kids.Email: hearforkids@earfoundationaz.com Phone: (602) 753-5273FAX: (602) 296-0425
  4. 4Screening equipment is also available for loan on a limited basis through their Loaner Equipment Program.
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We Care Tucson – Equipment Loaner Bank

Program Description:

We Care Tucson is 100% focused on the Tucson community. WCT restores computers that are donated to them, using the revenue generated from computer sales to support a free medical equipment loaner program and distribute free medical and hygiene supplies. 

They also provide very affordable computers to the community to help bridge the digital divide, an issue of critical importance at a time when so much depends on staying connected in a digital world.

In addition, WCT works with recycling companies to keep discarded materials out of landfills.

The Medical Equipment Loaner Bank is at the heart of what they do, and donations go a long way in keeping them going. They accept items such as wheelchairs, walkers, transfer benches, shower benches, oxygen concentrators, braces, grabbers and scooters.

  • Service Area:Tucson
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids 
  1. 1Wheelchairs,
  2. 2Walkers,
  3. 3Transfer benches,
  4. 4Shower benches,
  5. 5Oxygen concentrators,
  6. 6Braces,
  7. 7Grabbers and
  8. 8Scooters.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those who have the misfortune of falling through to cracks of our medical system
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1No hospital beds please.
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Wheelchair Labs

Program Description:

Wheelchair Labs is located in Phoenix, Arizona and is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With caring volunteers and community partners, they refurbish and repair donated electric wheelchairs and scooters; in addition to designing and building all-terrain personal vehicles.

All mobility vehicles are gifted to those who are physically impaired, including disabled veterans and others in need, so they can move freely within their communities and gain better access to jobs, resources, education and basic needs.

  • Service Area:Phoenix and Tucson metro areas
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Electric wheelchairs and scooters
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those who are physically impaired
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1We will consider picking up wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility devices within the greater Phoenix and Tucson metro areas. Reasonable deliveries can be accepted with advance arrangements.
  2. 2Donations for appropriate vehicle parts. For example, lithium batteries, properly graded metal, electronic parts, steering mechanisms, customized seats, etc. Please contact us to discuss details.
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JFCS of Southern Arizona – Durable Home Medical Equipment

Program Description:

JFCS of Southern Arizona is a non-profit agency that provides quality social and behavioral health services to the Jewish and greater Tucson community. 

Since 1941, we have helped individuals and families in crisis, children and adults who have experienced trauma, people with disabilities, frail and elderly adults, and neighbors without basic necessities. Our clients come from all age groups, economic backgrounds and all beliefs.

Through this program, they can pay directly for the full or partial purchase of new durable home medical equipment (DME) for people with a demonstrated need for financial support.

  • Service Area:greater Tucson community
  • Type of Medical Equipment: New durable home medical equipment (DME):
  1. 1Walkers;
  2. 2Crutches and canes;
  3. 3Home safety equipment;
  4. 4Shower chairs;
  5. 5Other home-use devices.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • people with a demonstrated need for financial support.
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1They can quickly assess your eligibility and arrange for delivery.
  2. 2Documents needed: photo ID, proof of income, and a health insurance information card if you have one. (AHCCCS members are pre-qualified.)
  3. 3They do not have equipment on site and do not loan equipment through this program.
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Ability360 – Loan Closet

Program Description:

Ability360 is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. Through its comprehensive programs,

 Ability360 touches the lives of individuals with disabilities and addresses the disability concerns of their family members, co-workers and employers. With more than 130 staff members, more than 2,500 personal assistants and hundreds of volunteers, Ability360 has offices in Phoenix, Gilbert/Mesa, Glendale, Tucson, Coolidge, and Prescott Valley, and provides services throughout Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Gila Counties.Ability360 has a loan closet for durable medical equipment (DME).

  • Service Area:Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, and Gila Counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable medical equipment (DME):
  1. 1canes’
  2. 2walkers;
  3. 3manual wheelchairs;
  4. 4other.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • people with a durable medical equipment need
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Ability360 always appreciates donated DME in good, clean, usable condition.
  2. 2The DME items being loaned have been donated to Ability360. This means that most of the equipment is gently used. Since Ability360 does not have the funds for equipment repair and sanitation, all of the loan closet DME items are on an “as is” basis.
  3. 3Some examples of items donated to Ability360 and available for loan include canes, walkers, manual wheelchairs, and miscellaneous items such as chair cushions.
  4. 4More Information: Information and Referral Coordinator 602-296-0536.
  5. 5Each piece can be borrowed for up to 90 days. All equipment does have to be reserved before it can be borrowed.
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Foothills Caring Corps – Mobility Loan Closet

Program Description:

Foothills Caring Corps is a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in Carefree, Arizona. Since 2000, we have served the communities of Carefree, Cave Creek, North Scottsdale, and North Phoenix.

They have a variety of medical equipment items that can be helpful for a Neighbor who recently suffered a fall or is having surgery.

  • Service Area:Northeast Valley – Foothills Community (the communities of Carefree, Cave Creek, North Scottsdale, and North Phoenix)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Transfer Chair;
  2. 2Wheelchair;
  3. 3Knee Scooter;
  4. 4Two-Wheel Walker;
  5. 5Four-Wheel Walker;
  6. 6Shower Chair;
  7. 7Shower Bench;
  8. 8Commode;
  9. 9Toilet Riser;
  10. 10Canes;
  11. 11Crutches;
  12. 12Bed Rail.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • a Neighbor who recently suffered a fall or is having surgery
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1They accept new or gently used medical equipment at their Mobility Loan Closet.
  2. 2They call those we help our “Neighbors” (the communities of Carefree, Cave Creek, North Scottsdale, and North Phoenix).
  3. 3The Mobility Loan Closet is open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday by appointment only. Call us at (480) 488-1105 to schedule an appointment or for more information on what equipment is available. If you are dropping off a donation or returning items: appointments are available between 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM.If you are picking up items to borrow: appointments are available between 12:15 PM – 4:00 PM.Please drive around to the back door of Suite B-101 to pick up and drop off donations. Drive around to the alley in the back of our building and park by Suite B-101. Ring the doorbell and someone will come to assist you.
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Fountain Hills Community Center – Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

Program Description:

The Fountain Hills Community Center accepts donations of, and loans out, crutches, wheelchairs, canes, walkers and knee scooters only.

Fountain Hills Community Center logo

  • Service Area:Fountain Hills
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Wheelchairs;
  2. 2Canes;
  3. 3Walkers;
  4. 4Knee scooters;
  5. 5Crutches.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Fountain Hills residents
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Those interested must call the Activity Center 480-816-5200 to check inventory.
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Kare Bears – Medical Equipment Loan Program

Program Description:

Kare-ing Neighbors, Inc., doing business as (dba) Kare Bears is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization of PebbleCreek volunteers who are concerned about the welfare of their neighbors in the community.

  • Service Area:PebbleCreek
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Wheelchairs;
  2. 2Canes;
  3. 3Walkers;
  4. 4Knee scooters;
  5. 5Crutches.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • PebbleCreek residents who are ill or recuperating from illness, surgery and/or hospitalization
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1Kare Bears also accepts donated medical equipment at Kare Bears House, but only regular business hours.
  2. 2A receipt for your donation must be issued, so please DO NOT just leave items in the entrance-way.
  3. 3Note that we accept ONLY the types of items we loan: wheelchairs, canes, walkers, knee scooters and crutches.
  4. 4“Kare Bears Presents” is offered every fourth Wednesday in September and October as well as January through June at 11:00 am in the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom. Volunteers assist in providing the temporary loan of medical equipment and aides, such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, and knee scooters.
  5. 5When can I get the equipment and how long can I use It?Pick up the equipment right then at Kare Bears House.You will be asked to specify a period from 2 to 6 weeks for the loan. If your needs exceed that initial period, an extension of two additional weeks MAY BE GRANTED after the initial period on request, based on availability.
  6. 6What Information Will I Need?PC resident name, address, phoneBorrower name, address, phone (if different) Type of equipment item(s) requestedNOTE: This service is intended only for the TEMPORARY loan of equipment.
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Catholic Charities Community Services Arizona – Medical Loan Closet in Prescott

Program Description:

Founded in 1933, Catholic Charities provides care for the vulnerable of all faiths in central and northern Arizona through programs in foster care, early education, veteran services, refugee resettlement, and homeless outreach. 

Housing for Hope, a separate 501c3, is an affiliate of Catholic Charities and provides affordable housing.

The Loan Closet is a place where Northern Arizona residents can find the medical equipment they need for either a small donation or no cost. The facility houses everything from crutches and walkers to commodes and wheelchairs. Those who want to make a difference in their community can also donate their own medical equipment as well.

  • Service Area:Northern Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: everything from crutches and walkers to commodes and wheelchairs
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Northern Arizona residents in need of medical equipment
  • Other Details: n/a
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The Southwest Lending Closet

Program Description:

The Southwest Lending Closet lends durable medical equipment to anyone in need, free of charge, for up to 90 days. The Closet is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization. 

The Closet continues to exist due to the generosity of public and private entities and individuals via donations of funds and equipment, and to the tireless volunteers that assist clients six days a week.

  • Service Area:Maricopa County
  • Type of Medical Equipment: –
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: Avondale, county-wide90-day limit
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PMHDC Southwest Medical Aid (PSMA)

Program Description:

PMHDC Southwest Medical Aid (PSMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing durable medical equipment and medical supplies free of charge to other qualified charitable organizations, for their clientele, who may otherwise go without.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical supplies and equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes (to other charitable organizations for their clientele)
  • Audience served:
  • people who have become marginalized through poverty, fixed incomes, natural disasters or political unrest.
  • Southern Arizona and border communities in Mexico, but is occasionally called upon to help other countries such as the Philippines, Belize, Guatemala, Peru, Honduras, and the African Continent.
  • Other Details:
  1. 1Their supplies come from the excess inventory in hospitals, from private practitioners, and from individuals. The donated medical supplies and equipment are primarily distributed through a network of non-profits, hospitals, clinics, and agencies in Arizona as well as in Sonora, Mexico, with occasional shipments internationally.
  2. 2SMA is always accepting medical supplies and equipment from individuals and organizations. We appreciate unexpired items in good condition, and operational equipment that is new or gently used. We are not able to accept prescriptions, IV fluids, dialysis equipment or supplies, wound vac supplies, nutritional supplements or items requiring cool storage, CPAP equipment, or used respiratory masks or tubing.
  3. 3To donate supplies, please call us at (520) 622-2938. Their donation hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00-3:30PM.
  4. 4Contact directly via phone or email and PSMA will direct you to partner agencies to place an order for medical supplies or incontinence supplies. They do not charge any fee in order to receive supplies and they do not durable equipment to be returned.
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Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Program Description:

We are the Phoenix chapter of SVdP and serve central and nothern Arizona. In 1845, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul crossed the ocean to St. Louis, Missouri, where the first American conference was formed. 

To this day, St. Louis remains the Society’s national headquarters.A warehouse of usefulness for uninsured individuals recovering from injury or medical procedures, this “loan closet” is filled with expensive rehabilitation equipment that we lend out—at no cost—whenever patients need it.

  • Service Area:Central and Northern Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Crutches;
  2. 2Shower chairs;
  3. 3Toilet risers;
  4. 4Tub transfer benches;
  5. 5Commodes; and
  6. 6Anything else you can imagine.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • uninsured individuals recovering from injury or medical procedures
  • Other Details: n/a

Sun Lakes Sherriff’s Posse – Medical Equipment Loaner Program

Program Description:

The Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse has a number of donated medical equipment items that are available for use by all residents of Sun Lakes, free of charge.

  • Service Area:Sun Lakes
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Metal Canes – Height Adjustable;
  2. 2Metal Walkers – With and Without Wheels;
  3. 3Bedside Potty Chairs;
  4. 4Bath and Shower Seats (Stools);
  5. 5Rolling Companion Chairs;
  6. 6Wheel Chairs.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of Sun Lakes
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1And, donated medical equipment items are still being received, almost on a daily basis.
  2. 2The following is a representative listing of our available medical equipment:Metal Canes – Height AdjustableMetal Walkers – With and Without WheelsBedside Potty ChairsBath and Shower Seats (Stools)Rolling Companion ChairsWheel Chairs
  3. 3All items of medical equipment are loaned out to the residents of Sun Lakes on a “first come, first served” basis and this service is always offered free of charge. The initial loan period is 90 days. Extensions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. We request that you contact the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse prior to the end of the first 90 days, if such an extension is needed.

Sunshine Service – Medical Equipment Loan Program

Program Description:

Sunshine Service is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit Arizona corporation and is funded by voluntary contributions and memorial gifts. Sunshine Service lends medical and children’s equipment to residents of Sun City.

  • Service Area:Sun City (Phoenix metropolitan area)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Hospital beds and hospital bed accessories (Pole, Bed Rail, Bed Cane);
  2. 2Alternating Pressure Pump and Pad;
  3. 3Canes (Straight Cane, White Cane, 4 Prong Cane);
  4. 4Crutches (platform crutches, Canadian Crutch)
  5. 5Fracture Pan;
  6. 6Walkers (Folding Walker (No Wheels), Front Wheeled Walker, One Handed Walker (No Wheels), A-Frame (Hemi) Walker, Knee Walker, Fold-n-Go Front Wheel Walker, 4 Wheel Walker w/Seat and Brakes);
  7. 7Posey Belt (Gait);
  8. 8Commodes, Toilet Arms – 2 Leg Bolt On;
  9. 9Wheelchairs.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of Sun City or visitors staying with residents – Residency is restricted to those living within the Recreation Center of Sun City, Inc. age restricted community.
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1There is never a charge for any of the items we loan our residents, no matter how long the item is needed.
  2. 2Donations can be made at our office when the equipment is picked up or returned or at any time you feel you’d like to show your appreciation for our service to Sun City.
  3. 3While the equipment is available for the use of all residents or visitors staying with residents, the equipment must not be taken out of Sun City on a permanent basis. As a matter of control, equipment is loaned only to Sun City Residents.
  4. 4Some of the medical equipment available on their website:1. Electric Hospital – (Rx Required);2. Pole, Bed Rail, Bed Cane;3. Alternating Pressure Pump and Pad;4. Cane w/Seat;5. Fracture Pan;6. Platform Crutches;7. Crutches, Pedal Exerciser, Canadian Crutch, Straight Cane, White Cane, 4 Prong Cane;8. Folding Walker (No Wheels), Front Wheeled Walker, One Handed Walker (No Wheels), A-Frame (Hemi) Walker;9. Knee Walker;10. Fold-n-Go Front Wheel Walker;11. 4 Wheel Walker w/Seat and Brakes;12. Posey Belt (Gait);13. Commodes, Toilet Arms – 2 Leg Bolt On;14. Companion Wheelchairs (Transport);15. Wheelchairs.(Rx) means a prescription is necessary
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Easterseals/Southwest Human Development – ADAPT Shop Supplies & Loan Closet

Program Description:

Southwest Human Development is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID #86-0407179) and a qualifying nonprofit organization for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit (QCO Code 20390).

The ADAPT Shop is one of several Easterseals disabilities services provided by Southwest Human Development. The ADAPT Shop offers families individualized adaptive supports for children with disabilities that can be identified, designed and/or fabricated for their unique specific needs. We welcome donations from the community to help fund this important program. You can help build a piece of custom equipment for an ADAPT Shop family!

The ADAPT Shop offers families and professionals a loan closet to try equipment before they purchase it.

  • Service Area:Arizona
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Adaptive equipment for children
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • young children with disabilities ages birth to 5,
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1The ADAPT Shop provides a variety of different solutions for different needs, such as seating systems, trays, easels, toy and standing bars, light tables, feeding and crawling supports, tummy wedges, and more.
  2. 2Loan closet items include adapted toys, switches, communication symbol systems and talkers, walkers, standers, gait trainers, and power mobility equipment.
  3. 3In 2007, Southwest Human Development joined together with Easterseals as the new affiliate for central and northern Arizona. Formerly called Easter Seals Arizona, Southwest Human Development was selected as an affiliate in large part because of its level of high-quality service.
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Youngtown Community Fund – Medical Lending Center

Program Description:

The Mission of the Youngtown Community Fund is to accept, manage and distribute donated monies and property for charitable purposes enhancing the health and safety of the citizens of Youngtown and surrounding communities.

  • Service Area:Youngtown, El Mirage, Surprise and Peoria
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1Walkers;
  2. 2Wheel chairs;
  3. 3Transport chairs;
  4. 4Shower chairs;
  5. 5Crutches.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of El Mirage, Peoria, Surprise and Youngtown
  • Other Details:
  1. 1The Youngtown Community Fund Inc. / Medical Lending Center loans durable medical equipment at no cost to residents of El Mirage, Peoria, Surprise and Youngtown for up to 4 months.
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SMILE Independent Living Center

Program Description:

Services Maximizing Independent Living and Empowerment (SMILE) is a Center for Independent Living, one of only five in Arizona. 

Centers for Independent Living (CIL) provide independent living (IL) core services to individuals with a significant disability, regardless of age, income or disability type.

SMILE Independent Living Center takes all types of donations: Cash, Checks, Endowment/Trust, Assistive Technology/Equipment, Products, to Volunteer Time. Monetary donations /contributions can be general or program specific.

Accepted donated products consists of Equipment, shower chairs to magnifiers and any other devices that can be used to better and improve the lives of people with disabilities. SMILE will donate the equipment/aids out to the people in the communities that is in need of the equipment/aids.

  • Service Area:Yuma and La Paz counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical Equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:
  1. 1We can pick up any local donations in the Yuma or La Paz county or can be dropped off at the local office in Yuma.
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Interfaith Community Services – Medical Equipment Donations

Program Description:

In 1985, Interfaith Community Services was formed with the idea that volunteers and congregations of diverse faiths should work together and share resources in better responding to community needs.

Interfaith Community Services accepts a variety of new and clean, gently-used items to distribute free of charge to their low-income senior and disabled adult recipients who could otherwise not afford them.

  • Service Area:metropolitan Tucson and Pima County
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical Equipment
  1. 1Standard wheelchairs or transfer chairs,
  2. 24 legged walkers and walkers with seats,
  3. 3Canes,
  4. 4Crutches,
  5. 5Shower chairs and raised toilet seats,
  6. 6Transfer benches,
  7. 7Bedside commodes,
  8. 8Unopened baby wipes (within 6 months of expiration),
  9. 9Unused adult diapers,
  10. 10Body wipes.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • low-income senior and disabled adult recipients who could otherwise not afford them
  • Other Details:
  1. 1They receive and distribute the supplies by appointment through our Northwest office located at 2820 W Ina Rd.
  2. 2Please call (520) 526-9311 to schedule a donation make an appointment to drop off equipment.
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2 thoughts on “Free Medical Equipment in Arizona”

  1. Thank you so much for doing this online booklet. We often get requests for equipment in other areas of the state and now we have information to share. We are hopeful to reach people that were not aware of our service through this booklet as well.
    The Youngtown Community Fund Inc dba Medical Lending Center.

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