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Free Medical Equipment in Montana

By Maurice

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

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

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

Map of Free Medical Equipment in Montana


List of Free Medical Equipment in Montana

Program Description:

Easterseals-Goodwill provides services in four states: Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. We focus on helping people increase their independence and improve their lives. 

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The Goodwill® stores in Montana, southern Idaho and Utah are a part of Easterseals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain. These thrift stores provide affordable used clothing and household goods and in many cases, serve as employment training sites. They accept in-kind donations for their stores, including medical equipment.

As part of their service mission, Personal Care in Butte maintains a supply of basic medical equipment which they lend at no charge to anyone in need in the community.


  • Service Area: Great Falls and Butte
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
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    Wheelchairs,
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    Walkers,
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    Bath chairs,
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    Shower benches,
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    Commodes,
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    Toilet risers,
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    Canes and
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    Crutches.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served: n/a
  • Other Details: n/a
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    Their Goodwill stores are able to recycle more than 8 million pounds of donated items a year, keeping them from local landfills. However, there are still some items which we’re not able to accept because of safety or disposal issues:
    a) auto parts and tires,
    b) hot water heaters,
    c) mattresses/water beds,
    d) baby cribs,
    e) large appliances,
    f) toilets/bathtubs,
    g) baby walkers,
    h) carpets and padding chemicals/paint,
    i) children’s car seats,
    j) computer monitors/hard drives,
    k) construction materials,
    l) hide-a-bed sofas,
    m) large organs & pianos,
    n) stained or ripped furniture,
    o) regulation size pool tables,
    p) newspapers and magazines,
    q) box televisions.
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    Depending on availability, items may include wheelchairs, walkers, bath chairs, shower benches, commodes, toilet risers, canes and crutches. You can call our office for more information.
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Program Description:

MonTECH is the Statewide AT Program funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended. 

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MonTECH’s lead agency is Montana DPHHS: Disability Services Division, Vocational Rehabilitation Services. MATP is located within the University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities. MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.

Assistive Technology and Adaptive Equipment for a short-term trial free of charge to all Montanans with disabilities, those who are aging, or their supports. This program also contains the items from the former MAEP (Montana Adaptive Equipment Program), MATP-LTL, and MTDB programs.


  • Service Area: Montana
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive technology and adaptive equipment including:
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    Walkers,
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    New cushions,
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    Electronic aids for daily living,
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    Working tablets and smartphones,
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    Pediatric equipment,
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    Adaptive sports equipment, etc. 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Montanans with disabilities
  • Other Details: n/a
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    To begin a device loan, log in or create an account, and then search for equipment.
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    Borrow assistive technology and adaptive equipment for 30 to 180 days. (limited to 12 items at a time).
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    MonTECH offers a broad range of devices and equipment you can borrow, and free 1:1 support (if needed) to help you learn how to use them. MonTECH covers both shipping and return shipping costs anywhere in Montana, although some items are too large to ship and must be picked up at our Missoula location.
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    MonTECH accepts donations of equipment and technology year-round.
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Program Description:

MonTECH is the Statewide AT Program funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended. 

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MonTECH’s lead agency is Montana DPHHS: Disability Services Division, Vocational Rehabilitation Services. MATP is located within the University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities. MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.

Wheels Across Montana (WAM) provides adaptive trikes and biking equipment to Montanans living with disabilities. Our trikes accommodate a range of ages and abilities. Trikes and biking equipment are available for loan for 30 days, with loan extensions possible in some circumstances.

This program was originally funded by a Quality of Life High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.


  • Service Area: Montana
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Adaptive trikes and biking equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Montanans with disabilities
  • Other Details: n/a
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    Borrow an adaptive trike for up to 30 days from one of our five locations: Billings, Missoula, Dillon, Fort Peck, and Helena. Request your trike through our web site. Our community partner will then contact you to set up a pick-up time. Apart from a select number of small, pediatric trikes, MonTECH does not ship adaptive trikes.
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    All loan requests are made through this website. When requesting equipment, please make sure you’re searching the WAM site closest to you. Once your request has been processed by MonTECH, our community partner will contact you about when and where to pick up your trike. Returns are also made to the community partner.
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    If you need help requesting a trike, please call or write us: (406) 243-5511, montech@mso.umt.edu.
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    To learn more about the community partners who help us store and maintain our trikes, visit their websites below:
    a) Billings: Billings Family YMCA,
    b) Dillon: Southwestern YMCA,
    c) Fort Peck: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Wellness Program,
    d) Helena: The YMCA of Helena, Montana,
    e) Missoula: The New Directions Wellness Center and Missoula Parks & Recreation Department.
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Program Description:

MonTECH is the Statewide AT Program funded under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended. MonTECH’s lead agency is Montana DPHHS: Disability Services Division, Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

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MATP is located within the University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities. MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.

The MATP-E program is to allow Montanans to post, sell and purchase from others gently used assistive technology and adaptive equipment to improve the independence of those living with disabilities. Simply put, this is the "craigslist" of all equipment specially designed to help people live full lives at home, work, and in the great outdoors.


  • Service Area: Montana
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive technology and adaptive equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes (database)
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes (database)
  • Audience served:
  • Montanans with disabilities
  • Other Details: n/a
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    Those interested in using the platform (look for an item or list an item) must create a user account.
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Program Description:

Cascade County Aging Services operates a Durable Medical Equipment donation program by accepting donations of small, well cared for, and clean durable medical items from anyone who wishes to donate them to the the agency. 

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If you are looking to take any of the items above on loan, we will lend you the item free of charge for as long as you need it. In the case of the Incontinence Supplies, we will give these items to you for no charge.


  • Service Area: Cascade County
  • 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: n/a
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    To donate items, please call 454-6990 to arrange for a donation time.
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    We cannot accept hospital beds, Hoyer and other large lifts, customized braces or chairs, shoes, electric scooters or wheel chairs or items that are worn and beyond repair. We also do not accept sharps and other diabetic related care items.
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    Items are not always in stock and are available first come, first served. To get items from us, please call 454-6990 to schedule a pick up time.

Program Description:

The Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Loan Program offered by Northwest Montana Veterans Stand Down and Food Pantry serves to provide low-income, at-risk individuals with medical equipment free of charge. 

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Our loan program is designed to offer Durable Medical Equipment to those who need assistance and those who don’t want to spend insurance money on short term care.


  • Service Area: Flathead Valley and Northwest Montana
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • low-income, at-risk individuals
  • Other Details: n/a
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    Grants 4 to 8-month medical equipment loans free of charge. It also allows individuals to purchase the equipment at a discounted price to suit long-term needs.
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    All medical equipment in our program has been donated by generous Montanans. Donated equipment is then processed, labeled, added to the database, and then stored upstairs by staff and volunteers.
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Program Description:

The durable medical equipment available for loan includes walkers, wheelchairs, bed-side commodes, and more. All equipment is loaned out free of charge to area residents.


  • Service Area: Sweet Grass County
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: n/a
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    If you have questions on any of the services provided by Hearts and Hand Hospice please call the Pioneer Medical Center at (406) 932-4603.

Program Description:

Our loan closet is available to all Ravalli County residents in need of Durable Medical Equipment. We loan walkers, bath benches, commodes, canes, crutches, wheel chairs and other equipment.

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 A monetary donation is requested with each loan item to help sustain the Loan Closet. 
Approved donations of durable medical equipment are gladly accepted.


  • Service Area: Ravalli County
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No (donation requested)
  • Audience served:
  • all Ravalli County residents in need of Durable Medical Equipment
  • Other Details: n/a

Program Description:

There is nothing more rewarding than having the opportunity to provide mobility and hope for children with disabilities in less-resourced countries. 

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Reach Out and Care Wheels (ROC Wheels) is based in Bozeman, Montana and is a 501 (c)(3) faith-based non-profit organization. We begin by helping equip people here at home to reach out and care to those less fortunate than they are.


  • Service Area: Bozeman
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: Service area: Bozeman, MT and less-resourced countries.
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