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Free Medical Equipment in New York

By Maurice

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

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

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


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Map of Free Medical Equipment in New York


List of Free Medical Equipment in New York

Program Description:

The TRAID Program supports a system that responds to the individual needs of people with disabilities who need assistive technology. 

The Program funds twelve Regional TRAID Centers that offer local assistive technology-related information and referral, product demonstrations, device loans and advocacy and awareness services.

These centers also operate an assistive technology device lending service for infants and toddlers and their families funded by the New York State Health Department's Early Intervention Program. TRAID also receives funds from the NYSDOH Money Follow the Person (MFP) program to purchase devices for loan to people who want to leave institutions and live independently in their communities.

The TRAID-IN Equipment Exchange Service is a matching service for people wanting to list technology equipment to buy, sell or donate to others.


  • Service Area: New York
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations?Yes (database)
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes (database)
  • Audience served:
  • persons with disabilities
  • Other Details:
  1. 1
    Call or contact www.cqc.ny.gov to locate the nearest Regional TRAID Center.

Program Description:

The TRAID Program supports a system that responds to the individual needs of people with disabilities who need assistive technology.

The Program funds twelve Regional TRAID Centers that offer local assistive technology-related information and referral, product demonstrations, device loans and advocacy and awareness services. These centers also operate an assistive technology device lending service for infants and toddlers and their families funded by the New York State Health Department's Early Intervention Program.

TRAID also receives funds from the NYSDOH Money Follow the Person (MFP) program to purchase devices for loan to people who want to leave institutions and live independently in their communities.
The regional TRAID centers offer device loans for persons with disabilities.


  • Service Area: New York
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • persons with disabilities
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1
    Call or contact www.cqc.ny.gov to locate the nearest Regional TRAID Center.

Program Description:

CAT is part of the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions. They operate as a community-based 

organization and partner with other area agencies to assist people throughout Western New York's eight counties.They have an extensive collection of devices available for short-term loan for individuals with disabilities, their family members, service providers, employers and educators.


  • Service Area: Western New York's eight counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive Technology (AT) devices 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • persons with disabilities
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1
    This program is offered through our Western New York Region’s Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) project.
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Program Description:

The Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disability (TRAID) Center is AccessCNY’s assistive technology lending library. 

The TRAID Center’s primary mission is to increase access to assistive technology and durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and augmentative communication devices. TRAID accomplishes this goal by providing short term equipment loans at no cost; individuals simply borrow items, use them and then return the items to the TRAID Center for others to utilize. 


  • Service Area: Central New York (Onondaga, Madison, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland, and Oswego counties)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1
    The Central New York TRAID Center serves a six county region: Onondaga, Madison, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland, and Oswego counties.
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Program Description:

The Genesee-Finger Lakes Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) is an excellent resource for hands-on experience with and information about all types of equipment and assistive technology.

The TRAID Loan Closet is a free resource that enables people with all types of disabilities to borrow equipment and assistive technology for a limited time. People may use the items to sample while they seek funding to purchase their own equipment. RCIL also provides people with information on funding resources.


  • Service Area: Rochester area
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details: n/a
  • Sources: n/a

Program Description:

TRAID is a federally-funded program administered by the NYS Commission on Quality of Care that supports our program by providing no-cost information, 

device demonstrations, loans, training, and technical assistance and advocacy on how to obtain and use assistive technology devices and services for residents of Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland Counties.
AT equipment is available for loan.


  • Service Area: Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland Counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland Counties
  • Other Details: The center is located in Valhalla which is in the New York City metropolitan area.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Some, but not all, of our devices can also be borrowed for a limited time. Loans are also available for repair or to accommodate short term needs like recovery from surgery.


  • Service Area: New York City
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations?  
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • all New York City children and adults
  • Other Details: n/a
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    Please contact us for information or to schedule an appointment:
    techworks@adaptcommunitynetwork.org
    718-436-7979, ext. 711
  2. 2
    ADAPT’s Samuel Hausman Activities, Resources & Education (SHARE) Centers are a free, public resource for families and professionals who work with children with disabilities. Located at our campuses in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan and the Bronx, our skilled SHARE librarians support the community through loans of specialized resources.

Program Description:

Help America Hear's mission is to provide hearing aids to men, woman, and children with limited financial resources across America. Your donation helps with the foundations ability to provide free hearing devices to those who need them most.

The Help America Hear Program which provides NEW high quality hearing aids Nationwide to men, women, and children with limited financial resources.

All hearing aids, regardless of age, make, model, or condition, may be donated to the HELP AMERICA HEAR Program, a division of HELP AMERICA HEAR Inc. A New York State registered 501 (c) (3) not for profit CORPORATION.


  • Service Area: Nationwide
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hearing aids 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes 
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those with auditory impairments and limited financial resources
  • Other Details: n/a
  1. 1
    Approved applicants are eligible to receive two hearing aids, custom ear molds and one year limited service.
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Program Description:

InterVol’s Recovery of Unused Medical Supplies program (RUMS), began in 1989 as a recycling operation running out of founder Dr. Ralph Pennino’s garage, and by 1994 had become one of the first supply recovery programs to be described in health care industry literature.

Today, endorsed by the American Medical Association, RUMS is housed in a local Rochester warehouse actively recycling over one ton of medical supplies each month.


  • Service Area: Monroe County and beyond (accept donations)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1
    Glucometers,
  2. 2
    Ostomy supplies,
  3. 3
    CPAP machines/accessories,
  4. 4
    Catheters,
  5. 5
    Diapers (adult or pediatric),
  6. 6
    Immobilizers (slings, boots, braces),
  7. 7
    Wheelchairs,
  8. 8
    Walkers,
  9. 9
    IV Poles,
  10. 10
    Medical supplies.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes 
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No (through their partners)
  • Audience served:
  • the world’s neediest
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Their collection bins can be found in 100+ clinical locations including units in Rochester General Hospital, Unity Hospital, Strong Memorial Hospital, etc.
  2. 2
    Individual donors bring donations of unused medical supplies into their office weekly or call to schedule a pick-up. If they are located beyond Monroe and surrounding counties, you can ship your donation to our office address. If you have a larger amount to donate, call our Materials Coordinator at 585-922-5293 to determine if a pick-up can be arranged.
  3. 3
    In order to request supplies, you must be a licensed medical professional or a representative of a registered non-profit organization.
  4. 4
    They charge a handling fee for ALL supplies and equipment. Shipping is a separate charge in addition to the handling fee.
  5. 5
    They CANNOT accept:
    a) Saline/heparin flushes,
    b) Liquids,
    c) Medications,
    d) Shower chairs,
    e) Commodes,
    f) Items expiring within one year (blood draw containers, syringes, catheters).
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Program Description:

The Afya Foundation collects unused medical supplies and equipment from throughout the New York metro area and gives them a second life.


  • Service Area: New York metro area
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  Unused medical supplies and equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes 
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served:
  • underserved or compromised health systems globally
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Afya Foundation accepts donated materials from medical facilities, individuals, schools and businesses, other donors.
  2. 2
    Home pick-ups are temporarily paused.
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Program Description:

Jake’s Help From Heaven serves as an equipment exchange opportunity for families requiring adaptive equipment. 


  • Service Area: within 100 miles of Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  Adaptive equipment
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • families requiring adaptive equipment
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    If you are in need of particular equipment, please email alyx@jakeshelpfromheaven.org and they can arrange delivery.
  2. 2
    Once your child is no longer in need of equipment, please contact us to arrange pick up of item. We will be in touch every 2-3 months to receive an update on borrowed equipment.
  3. 3
    In order to borrow equipment, the following waiver will need to be signed: Jake’s Help From Heaven Equipment Waiver

    They also reimburse or purchase directly items which positively impact the life of the medically fragile individual. We understand the importance of proper equipment, accessories and items which can improve the quality of the applicant’s life. Items can be of medical necessity or medical convenience.
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Program Description:

AMDi is a US based company with its headquarters in Farmingdale, NY. Their focus is on the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality and easy-

to-use speech generating devices for special needs customers in both private and public sector. AMDi’s success lies in its commitment to its customers. They have over 35 years of experience among the technical staff. Their products are distributed within the U.S. and worldwide.

Trade-In Program: Give Us Your Old Devices (working or not) and We’ll Give You up to 30% Off the Ones You Need NOW. Tell us what you have to trade, and we’ll tell you how much you could save — Results are instant!

Loan & Rental: The loan program is designed for individuals and organizations who are seeking a means to evaluate our devices prior to purchase. The loan period is a maximum of two weeks. This short-term time frame is directed at ensuring adequate allocation of equipment to all interested parties. Specific products and quantities are subject to availability.


  • Service Area: Nationwide
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes/No
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    There is no cost information for their Loan & Rental Program. On an older Facebook post (2014) they mention it is free. A Loan Request Form must be completed and approved by our Loan Department.
    Questions can be emailed to us at : loan@amdi.net
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Program Description:

The Lending Closet at SILO has over 300 pieces of equipment from walkers to power scooters. All items are donated by businesses or individuals. 

The items are cleaned, inspected, and lent out to those in need of the equipment until they are able to obtain the item on their own.


  • Service Area: Suffolk County
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?Yes
  • Audience served:
  • individuals with disabilities
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Their loan closet is situated in Medford, a suburb of New York City.

Program Description:

Items in the Medical Supply Closet are loaned to refugee families, in order to increase senior refugees’ mobility, safety and independence in the home while reducing caregiver strain and burnout.


  • Service Area: Central New York
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals?n/a
  • Audience served:
  • senior refugees
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    To learn more about the Medical Supply Closet, contact Senior Services Coordinator Toma Tracy at 315-449-3552, ext. 203.
  2. 2
    No information related to medical equipment pricing found on their website or facebook. It is probably free considering they provide it to refugees, but check with them to be sure.
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Program Description:

The Jon Stone Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program was established to provide access to medical equipment either as a bridge while awaiting insurance approval 

and/or to those with no insurance coverage for the equipment being requested. There are certain items that are not covered by medical insurance that are beneficial to those living with ALS, and the loan program is a place to find these items, free of charge.

The Greater New York Chapter of the ALS Association occasionally has donations of other equipment that we offer to those living with ALS, such as: Elevators, Wheelchair Accessible Vans.


  • Service Area: Greater New York, Central and northern New Jersey
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    If you have any questions about our equipment loan program, contact our Equipment Loan Coordinator at Equipment_Loan@als-ny.org or call the office at (212) 720-3058
  2. 2
    The Equipment Loan Program provides hundreds of beneficial pieces of Durable Medical and Communication Equipment at no cost, to persons with ALS every year. We pickup, maintain, store, and deliver this equipment throughout the year. The success of the Equipment Loan Program is dependent upon the availability of donated equipment in good to excellent condition.
  3. 3
    The NY Chapter (also covering Central and northern NJ) is grateful for each item donated.

Program Description:

Crutches 4 Kids bridges the gap between the abundant supply of crutches in the United States and the staggering demand for crutches around the world. 

Crutches 4 Kids works with trusted humanitarian organizations that distribute crutches to poverty-stricken and war-torn communities where the supply is limited.


  • Service Area: Greater New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Connecticut, California, Atlanta (drop-off locations) & nationwide by mail
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  1. 1
    Crutches,
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    Canes, and
  3. 3
    Walkers.
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No (worldwide)
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    We accept ALL SIZES since many middle and high school aged children can use adult sized crutches. Given that our mission is to help children move, youth and pediatric sized crutches are most appropriate.
  2. 2
    We mainly collect crutches. However, we do collect walking canes, walker and wheel chairs if dropped off at our collection site.
  3. 3
    We can only accept pediatric and youth sized crutches by mail. Please send them at your expense to the following address: Crutches 4 Kids, East Coast Orthotic and Prosthetic, 75 Burt Drive, Deer Park, NY 11729.
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Program Description:

ARISE is Central New York’s Independent Living Center.
You can borrow wheelchairs, commodes, 

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shower chairs, crutches and other items from our Medical Equipment Loan Closet for a few weeks to help meet short-term needs or bridge the time until your own equipment arrives. Anyone can request items. We accommodate requests on a first-come, first-served basis at no cost to you.


  • Service Area: Central New York (Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Cayuga, and Seneca counties)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    They also have a Ramp Program.
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Program Description:

FREE (gently used) medical equipment including wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, shower benches, raised toilet seats, portable ramps, and more based on availability.


  • Service Area: Genessee Region (Buffalo)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Loan Closet items needed are clean and gently used wheelchairs with foot rests, shower chairs and benches, walkers (with and without seats), commodes, canes.
  2. 2
    Please call if you have a question on what we accept.
  3. 3
    To the Loan Closet: Please bring by any items you would like to donate to Independent Living of Genesee Region, 319 West Main St., Batavia, NY 14202.
  4. 4
    If you have any questions about donating, please contact Donna Becker at 585-815-8501 ext. 411.
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Program Description:


  • Service Area: New York Tri-state area
  • 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:  
  • Sources:

Program Description:

The “Comfort Aids” organization lends medical equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, commodes, canes and shower chairs at no cost to Town of Brookhaven residents. Supplies are limited and distributed on a first-come first-served basis.


  • Service Area: Town of Brookhaven
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
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    Donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.
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    These services are offered at the following Town recreation centers:
    a) Henrietta Acampora in Blue Point - 631-363-5193,
    b) New Village in Centereach - 631-732-2338,
    c) Robert E. Reid Sr. in Shoreham - 631-744-2601.
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Program Description:


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

Program Description:

Our community loan closet consists of donated medical items that can be borrowed by the residents of Brighton at no charge. Items include: Crutches, Canes, Walkers, and Wheel Chairs.


  • Service Area: Rochester
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Loan, free-of-charge, home-care equipment, such as wheelchairs, transport chairs and rollators (a $25 refundable deposit is required for all wheelchair, 

transport chair, knee walkers portable ramp and rollator loans), crutches, canes, commodes, tub benches, shower seats and walkers to any person in need. No residency requirements for use.


  • Service Area: Greater Rochester
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes/No
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • those in need
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Check with them if they receive medical equipment as donation. No information found on their website.

Program Description:

The Loan Closet offers the use of home medical equipment – without fee – to residents of the Baldwinsville Central School District. 

The inventory ranges from commodes and crutches to walkers and wheel chairs and more! — When the equipment is no longer needed, borrowers return it so that others may use it.


  • Service Area: Baldwinsville Central School District
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • residents of the Baldwinsville Central School District
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Syracuse area

Program Description:

The Grand Island Lions Club collects eyeglasses and hearing aids for the disadvantaged and have a "loan closet" for distribution of walkers, wheelchairs and other durable goods.


  • Service Area: Grand Island and Western New York
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • anyone in need
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Syracuse area

Program Description:

Maximizing Independent Living Choices hosts a loan closet for all residents of St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties. 

MILC provides a wide range of adaptive equipment for short term FREE loan for all of St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties. Items can be loaned out for 30 days at a time.


  • Service Area: St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • anyone in need
  • Other Details:  
  • Sources:

Program Description:

Wonderful Wheelchairs is a volunteer organization that collects, refurbishes and sells power and manual mobility aids for very low prices.


  • Service Area: Ithaca
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? No
  • Audience served: n/a
  • Other Details: n/a 

Program Description:

SAIL is an Independent Living Center, a small business, a local community member and a non-profit.


  • Service Area: Southern Adirondack region (Warren and Saratoga counties)
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Their offices are in Queensbury, Ballston Spa and Plattsburgh.
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Program Description:


  • Service Area: Ulster County and surrounding areas
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes/No
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    We do ask for a small fee for the use of our equipment; $5 for small items such as walkers, canes, etc., $10 for items such as rollators and knee walkers, and $25 for larger items like wheelchairs. Please note that no person will be denied equipment for a lack of ability to pay this fee.
  2. 2
    If interested in borrowing any of the listed equipment or donating used equipment (including items not listed), please contact RCAL at 331-0541.
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Program Description:

The TRAID (Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities) Program lends assistive technology equipment to anyone in our five-county service area at no cost. 

Loans are typically 30 to 60 days depending on need. We have a variety of equipment and technology to help with all types of disabilities. 
TRAID accepts donations of equipment provided there is a need and the items are in working order.


  • Service Area: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Tioga counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Their offices are in Queensbury, Ballston Spa and Plattsburgh.

Program Description:

Cerebral Palsy of Ulster Counties TRAID Project exists to provide individuals with disabilities in Ulster, Orange, Rockland, and Sullivan counties, access to assistive technology that allows them to maximize independence in the home, school, employment, and community environments.


  • Service Area: Ulster, Orange, Rockland, and Sullivan counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment:  
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    If you or your family member is in need of assistive technology and/or assistive technology services, please contact us at our Tuytenbridge site [845.336-7235] or make an appointment to meet with a TRAID staff member and tour our TRAID facility. You can also email traid@cpulster.org
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Program Description:


  • Service Area: central New York region/ Upstate New York
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Assistive and Adaptive Equipment 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  • Sources:

Program Description:

We are a not-for-profit organization offering year-round inclusive educational, social and recreational programs to individuals with disabilities and their families on Long Island. 

These programs are offered free of charge and include sporting events, exercise, exposure to the arts, social gatherings and educational program supports.


  • Service Area: Long Island
  • Type of Medical Equipment: 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • individuals with disabilities and their families on Long Island
  • Other Details:  
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Program Description:


  • Service Area: Steuben, Chemung, Schuyler, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties
  • Type of Medical Equipment: 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Please note that due to our office closure, we will not be accepting donated items from the community until further notice.
  • Sources:

Program Description:

The Medical Lending Service, available to anyone in the community who needs it, has a variety of devices to loan free of charge. 

Canes, walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, and more. Call in advance to see what we have. Our inventory is always changing.
If you have a device that you no longer need, space permitting we will gladly accept the donation for the Medical Lending Closet.


  • Service Area: Dutchess County
  • Type of Medical Equipment: 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    For more information, to donate items, or to borrow them, contact Nancy at (845) 471-9811 or by email at admin@jewishdutchess.org.

Program Description:

Formed in 1994, the MedEquip Loan Closet has served thousands of individuals by providing quality medical equipment on loan (for free) for up to six months. 

Canes, walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, and more. Call in advance to see what we have. Our inventory is always changing.
If you have a device that you no longer need, space permitting we will gladly accept the donation for the Medical Lending Closet.


  • Service Area: Poughkeepsie
  • Type of Medical Equipment: 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    We are located at the Reformed Church at 70 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Program Description:

The PRC maintains an active medical loan closet which is available to anyone in the region. Items may be borrowed, at no cost, for as long as needed.


  • Service Area: Pawling and the Hudson Valley
  • Type of Medical Equipment: Hospital beds, walkers, wheel chairs, rollators, canes, shower chairs, bed pads and adult diapers
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • Other Details:  
  1. 1
    Medical equipment must be picked up by the borrower, the PRC does not deliver.
  2. 2
    For more information about receiving services, please call our office at 845-855-3459 or email us at info@pawlingresourcecenter.org

Program Description:

MAC Angels supports families in the tri-state area: Connecticut, Southeastern New York, and Northern New Jersey. Our Equipment Loan Closet contains primarily used and donated equipment, providing a good temporary source of equipment. 

There is no charge for this equipment and you may use it as long as it is needed. Because the loan closet inventory is constantly changing, we are not able to provide an accurate list on this site of what is available for loan.


  • Service Area: Connecticut, Southeastern New York, and Northern New Jersey
  • Type of Medical Equipment: 
  • Accepts medical equipment donations? Yes
  • Provides free medical equipment to United States individuals? Yes
  • Audience served:
  • people with ALS
  • Other Details:  n/a
  • Sources:

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