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Free Medical Equipment in Massachusetts

By Maurice

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If you're looking for free medical equipment for seniors in Massachusetts, you’re in the right place!

This page is a complete resource for free medical equipment for the elderly in the state of Massachusetts.

Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!

Map of Free Medical Equipment in Massachusetts


List of Free Medical Equipment in Massachusetts

Program Description:

The American Medical Resources Foundation’s mission is to improve health care around the world by donating medical equipment and supplies to hospitals that serve the poor in underdeveloped and developing countries of the world. 

They receive donations of medical equipment and supplies from U.S. hospitals , clinics, manufactirers and private individuals.
The AMRF headquarters, test/repair, warehouse and shipping facilities are in Brockton, Massachusetts, approximately 25 miles south of Boston.

Donations of medical equipment are shipped to hospitals world-wide from this facility, and arrangements for engineering/technician training programs are made through this office.


  • Service Area: Nationwide
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Medical equipment and supplies
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • hospitals that serve the poor in underdeveloped and developing countries of the world
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    AMRF can arrange for pick up and transportation of donated materials that have been accepted. Please email at victor@amrf.com with a list of equipment to be donated.
  2. 2
    Their warehouse and shipping facilities are in Brockton, Massachusetts, approximately 25 miles south of Boston.
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Program Description:

Granby Senior Center's Durable Medical Equipment Loaner Closet accepts medical equipment donations and then loans the equipment for free to those in need.

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  • Service Area: Granby area
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1
    Walkers,
  2. 2
    Tub chairs,
  3. 3
    Transfer benches,
  4. 4
    Canes,
  5. 5
    Wheelchairs,
  6. 6
    And more.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    Please call 467-3239:
    a) to donate medical equipment,
    b) to check equipment availability,
    c) for further details.
  2. 2
    There is no charge to borrow any of our equipment. A release of liability will need to be signed before equipment can be obtained.
  3. 3
    The Center accepts donations of food for the pantry, clothing for the clothes closet, books for the library, medical equipment (please call first) and monetary donations (checks made out to the TOWN OF GRANBY).

Program Description:

The Assistive Technology Exchange in New England is a website and database, made possible by collaboration between the 6 New England states, that permits 

descriptive listings of assistive technology items to be entered, edited, searched, and removed.

The AT Exchange in Massachusetts is designed to facilitate simple, easy transactions between Massachusetts residents who can benefit from assistive technology devices and those who have AT devices that are no longer needed. It is not for vendors or distributors to buy equipment, although vendor participation through donations of equipment or posting equipment for loans is welcomed.


  • Service Area: Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive Technology equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes (database)
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes (database)
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    The Assistive Technology Exchange in Massachusetts is a free web-based exchange service. Registered users post their devices for sale or donation and directly arrange for the pick up or delivery of equipment.
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Program Description:

The Wheelchair Recycler’s mission is to provide any means necessary to help mobilize those in need. This will be accomplished through recycling and reclaiming used electric power wheelchairs and scooters.

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  • Service Area: Ashland area (MA) and nationwide through partner organizations (Spinal Cord Injury support groups and groups that deal with related disabilities)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1
    Power wheelchairs;
  2. 2
    Scooters.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    If you have a power wheelchair or scooter you wish to donate please:
     - Call Dave at 508-460-6328 or
     - Email WheelchairRecycler@yahoo.com
  2. 2
    The Wheelchair Recycler will pick up equipment within reasonable driving distance from Ashland, Massachusetts.
    Working along with physical therapist and family members we will customize your wheelchair to fit to your specific needs or request. Such customized examples include: sip and puff, head control, chin control with tilt, and recline features.
  3. 3
    Our long-term goal is to set up The Wheelchair Recycler throughout the country. This will be initially accomplished through the help of Spinal Cord Injury support groups and groups that deal with related disabilities, such as Muscular Dystrophy and Multiple Sclerosis.
  4. 4
    The wheelchair recycler will pick up or receive your donated chair or scooter (within our pickup area), repair as needed and make available to others at a very small cost.
  5. 5
    Repair service is also available at a fraction of the regular rates.
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Program Description:

The goal of REquipment, Inc. is to assist elders and individuals with disabilities of all ages including veterans in accessing gently used durable medical equipment and assistive technology. 

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Their mission is to improve the independence of individuals with disabilities through access to free gently-used durable medical equipment and assistive technology. Donated devices are refurbished and provided free of charge to elders, veterans, children, and adults with disabilities for use at home, community, school and work.


  • Service Area: Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1
    Power and manual wheelchairs,
  2. 2
    Scooters,
  3. 3
    Rollator walkers,
  4. 4
    Tub seats and shower chairs,
  5. 5
    Mechanical sling lifts,
  6. 6
    Standing frames,
  7. 7
    Bariatric and pediatric equipment,
  8. 8
    Portable ramp.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of Massachusetts with disabilities of all ages
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    REquipment accepts durable medical equipment (DME) that is gently used and generally less than 3 years old. Equipment should be in good condition or easily repaired.
  2. 2
    This is not a loaner program so you are not required to return it. However, you agreed at the time of delivery that you would not sell it. So if still in good working order please contact us to donate it back to the program.
  3. 3
    If you have other durable medical equipment in good condition you would like to donate, please contact us to discuss your options. Email info@dmereuse.org or call 800-261-9841 or 508-713-9690.
  4. 4
    REquipment does not accept the following devices for donation:
    a) beds,
    b) walkers,
    c) commodes,
    d) crutches and canes.
    These devices can be donated to your local Council on Aging.
  5. 5
    During the pandemic they are not allowing drop offs. They will contact you to arrange a no-contact pick up. REquipment encourages donors to arrange to drop off devices (approved for donation) at one of their reuse centers or drop-off locations. Their reuse partner organizations can also pick up devices in their geographical area, but this may take 2 or more weeks due to high demand for this service and limited staffing.
  6. 6
    $20.00 is charged to cover costs associated with delivery. The fee may be waived for those unable to pay.
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Program Description:

UCP’s durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program provides FREE refurbished equipment to people with disabilities and seniors in Western MA, thanks to the generosity of others in our community who donate usable equipment for reuse. 

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This durable medical equipment can be used short or long term and insurance is not necessary. The program cleans and refurbishes the equipment and offers items to people in Western MA. Durable medical equipment includes power and manual wheelchairs, sling lifts, scooters, walkers, standers, rollators and more.


  • Service Area: Western Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden Counties)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • people with disabilities and seniors in Western MA
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    This initiative is a mandated component of the Massachusetts Assistive Technology Act Project Mass Match: Maximizing Assistive Technology in Consumers’ Hands.

Program Description:

Stavros Center for Independent Living, Inc. is one of the oldest independent living centers in the country. Currently they provide independent living, PCA, and Deaf services in the Western Massachusetts

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area of Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden Counties.
Stavros in partnership with DME REquipment maintains donated medical equipment, which is loaned free of charge for a specified period of time.

The types of equipment we generally have in stock: power wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, bath chairs, hover lifts, and grab bars. We are not accepting any more donations of crutches or walkers, as we have plenty of these at this time. We do need more manual wheelchairs and shower/bath chairs as these are popular items.


  • Service Area: Western Massachusetts area of Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden Counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • people with disabilities
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    They have 3 offices; their main office is in Amherst at 210 Old Farm Road (256-0473), their Springfield office is at 227 Berkshire Avenue (781-5555) and their Greenfield office is at 55 Federal Street (774-3001).
  2. 2
    If you are in need of such equipment, or if you have equipment you would like to donate, please contact our Amherst office at (800) 804-1899 V/TTD, or via email.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Stavros Center for Independent Living, Inc. is one of the oldest independent living centers in the country. Currently they provide independent living, PCA, and Deaf services in the Western Massachusetts

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  • Service Area: Woburn (probably Springfield starting September)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    We are hoping for a September opening in the Springfield area possibly at the Lodge or wherever they find enough room.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Yvie's Closet is a ministry devoted to supplying children in need of Durable Medical Equipment. Whether you need a piece of equipment, want to try out a piece, or have equipment your child no longer needs – please consider Yvie’s Closet.


  • Service Area: southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No/Yes
  • Audience served:
  • children in need
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    A small donation is requested for the cost of travel, upkeep and maintenance of equipment but is not necessary if beyond reach. Generally we ask between $25 and $50 per item, but always it is about the child getting the equipment and supplies needed.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Small Miracles in Life Exist (SMILE Mass) is a 501 C3 non-profit organization that started a loaner program out of Sudbury, Massachusetts. 

SMILE Mass has several pieces of equipment for families to borrow and take anywhere with them. Our current inventory includes: floating beach wheelchairs, Rifton bath chair, basic white bath chair with back, high performance Hoyt running chair, blue Freedom running stroller, adapted bike (delivery not available, pick up only), hoyer lift (provide your own sling) and a portable ramp.


  • Service Area: Massachusetts and New England
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • children or adults with disabilities
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    A small donation is requested for the cost of travel, upkeep and maintenance of equipment but is not necessary if beyond reach. Generally we ask between $25 and $50 per item, but always it is about the child getting the equipment and supplies needed.
  • Sources:

Program Description:


  • Service Area: Town of Concord
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? n/a
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1
    No information about accepting medical equipment donations. Check with them.

Program Description:


  • Service Area: Sudbury
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? n/a
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: n/a
  • Sources:

Program Description:


  • Service Area: Needham
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Needham residents
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    Items may be picked up or dropped off at 570 Hillside Avenue during our office hours. Please call to check on availability and arrange pick up.
    Call 781-444-2415 for available items. Pick up items from 8:30 am-4:00 pm Mon-Fri
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Program Description:

Provides free long-term loans of assistive technology devices valued less than $500.


  • Service Area: Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Durable Medical Equipment, Hospital Beds, Power Wheelchairs, Ramps, Augmentative and Alternative Communication Equipment (iPads, Surface Pros, Eye Gaze devices, etc.), and much more.  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Connect with other state-affiliated ALS Association Chapters
  • Audience served:
  • Persons with ALS and their families throughout the Commonwealth
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    Please visit the website for more care services/equipment information and staff contact the Massachusetts Chapter.
  2. 2
    The Chapter accepts medical equipment donations. Please visit our website for more information.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

CCALS provides new equipment, in addition to equipment that was donated and refurbished. 

The items we offer include; wheelchairs, ramps, bath chairs, mattresses, voice amplifiers and speech augmentative equipment and communication boards. CCALS receives more than $500,000 annually in donated durable goods. We maintain a number of storage facilities where we refurbish and keep this equipment until it is needed by a family.


  • Service Area: Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served: ALS community only and they must be a client
  • Other Details:  n/a
  • Sources: n/a

Program Description:

Our REquipment Loan Program provides FREE slightly used medical equipment to adults & children with disabilities and seniors in Western MA.


  • Service Area: Western Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • adults & children with disabilities and seniors in Western MA
  • Other Details: n/a 
  • Sources: n/a

Program Description:


  • Service Area: Westford
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Westford residents who are aged 60 or older
  • Other Details:  
  • Sources:

Program Description:


  • Service Area: Massachusetts
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? n/a
  • Audience served:
  • people with ALS throughout the Commonwealth
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    No equipment list found for the Massachusetts Chapter.
  2. 2
    No information found about accepting medical equipment donations. Check with them since many ALS Association chapters do accept.

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