If you're looking for free medical equipment for seniors in Georgia, you’re in the right place!
This page is a complete resource for free medical equipment for the elderly in the state of Georgia.
Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!
Map of Free Medical Equipment in Georgia
List of Free Medical Equipment in Georgia
- 1Items are loaned based on availability. For additional information contact Loaner Closet at 706-646-2716 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2No information found about accepting medical equipment donations. Check with them since many ALS Association chapters do accept.
disABILITY LINK is a Center for Independent Living. Their services are available to persons with disabilities, their
families and communities throughout Metro Atlanta and surrounding counties including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnet, Henry, Newton, Rockdale Counties.
disABILITY LINK welcomes donations of durable medical equipment and other technology and items that are in good working condition for redistribution to their consumers. Borrowing a device is free of charge, and anyone is eligible to participate—individuals, families, schools, and businesses. People borrow devices through our loan closet for many reasons: to accommodate a guest, offer support for an employee, or to try a device before it’s purchased.
- 1Video magnifiers;
- 2Long distance viewing glasses;
- 3Portable listening devices;
- 4Screen readers for the visually impaired;
- 5Amplified phones;
- 6Large print keyboards;
- 7Electronic book readers;
- 11And much, much more.
- 1If you have an item for donation, please call disABILITY to ensure that there is both room for storage and/or someone in need of the device.
- 2If you are in need of a specific item, please call in or e-mail us.
Tools for Life - AT Lending Library
Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program, is dedicated to increasing access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) devices and
services for Georgians of all ages and disabilities so they can live, learn, work and play independently and with greater freedom in communities of their choice.
- 1Those interested must contact their TFL Network Assistive Technology Resource Centers for Device Demonstrations, AT Trainings and to borrow equipment from our TFL AT Lending Library.
TFL Network Assistive Technology Resource Centers: FODAC, Disability Connections (Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living, Inc) and Walton Options for Independent Living.
FODAC’s mission is to provide durable medical equipment (DME) such as wheelchairs and hospital beds at little or no cost to individuals with disabilities and their families.
FODAC is a 501(c)(3) and does not have direct funding from Medicare/Medicaid for the services offered. Most equipment for people with disabilities is issued for a suggested donation but some services have mandatory fees. They rely heavily on wheelchair donations to accomplish this.
- 4Corner chairs,
- 5Gait trainers,
- 6Shower supports,
- 7Toilet supports,
- 8Therapy aides,
- 9Specialized mattresses,
- 11Bathing aids,
- 13Hoyer lifts,
- 14Hospital beds,
- 15and many other items.
- 1Their programs have evolved to include free or low-cost wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, vehicle and home adaptations and more.
- 2Home Medical Equipment items are provided on a first come-first serve basis.
- 3If you are in need of a specific type of medical equipment, please call us to check availability at 770-491-9014 or email us at email@example.com (Walk-in requests are not recommended). There is a one-time $25 registration fee for each new client to evaluate your needs and add your profile to our database. If we have the item(s) you need, you will have two business days to pick up the item(s) after being notified. Medical equipment service hours are 9:30 am-12 pm and 1 pm-5 pm Monday-Friday. You will need to bring an original (or copy) of the client’s state ID, driver’s license or Medicaid/Medicare card (not other persons picking up the item). We must have this so we have the exact address of the recipient in our database. FODAC can deliver some items for a fee within the Metro Atlanta area.
- 4Southeastern Technology Access and Reuse Network helps consumers gain access to equipment they may need because they are uninsured or under-insured. The equipment is generally used equipment that has been donated to the program which is then cleaned, inspected, and made available at various state wide warehouse locations, the primary being in Stone Mountain, Georgia operated by Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC). Walton Options is a local point of contact. Their network
As a private, non-profit, non-residential Center for Independent Living (CIL), Walton Options serves 16 counties in Georgia and 10 counties in South Carolina.
As a STAR Network Hub, they are always in need of items that can be refurbished, sanitized and given back out to the community.
- 4Transfer tub benches,
- 5Shower chairs,
- 6Adult diapers,
- 7Bed chux,
- 8Other durable medical equipment.
- 1Their most needed items include wheelchairs, walkers, rollators, transfer tub benches, shower chairs, adult diapers, bed chux as well as other durable medical equipment. If you have any of those items, or think we can utilize something you do have, please call 706-724-6262 to find out the best way to donate.
- 2Walton Options regrets that we cannot take donations of furniture, clothing or food, as there are other agencies better equipped to handle those.
- 3Southeastern Technology Access and Reuse Network helps consumers gain access to equipment they may need because they are uninsured or under-insured. The equipment is generally used equipment that has been donated to the program which is then cleaned, inspected, and made available at various state wide warehouse locations, the primary being in Stone Mountain, Georgia operated by Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC). Walton Options is a local point of contact. Their network.
gTRADE, a Tools For Life project in Georgia funded under the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988 (Tech Act), as amended.
gTRADE is designed to make assistive technology (AT) devices and services more available and accessible to ALL Georgians with disabilities. This equipment exchange collaboration between individuals and families with disabilities and the Tools For Life project encourages members to offer assistive technology devices and information for sale or purchase to others who may benefit from using technology unneeded or discarded by others.
The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation operates one of the largest eyeglass recycling centers in the United States providing impact domestically and internationally.
In addition to eyeglasses we accept hearing aids and cell phones.
- 1Prescription and non-prescription glasses,
- 3Hearing aids,
- 4Cell phones.
- 1Note – We cannot accept eyeglass cases, cordless phones, or phone chargers.
The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is proud to distribute recycled eyeglasses to groups doing humanitarian work in international countries.
FRIDLA and their USA partner ministry, Westminster Wheelchair Workshop, collect most types of used durable medical equipment (DME), i.e. wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, etc. The DME is then refurbished by volunteers to like-new condition.
- 1FRIDLA office is in Graniteville, SC and their warehouse is in Georgia.
SOC Ministries in Augusta, Ga is working through an extended network to provide disability equipment to those in need.