If you're looking for free medical equipment for seniors in Texas, you’re in the right place!
This page is a complete resource for free medical equipment for the elderly in the state of Texas.
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Map of Free Medical Equipment in Texas
List of Free Medical Equipment in Texas
The Texas Technology Access Program (TTAP) leads the state's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004.
Short-term device loans are available for 35 days to help those in need make informed choices about what device to purchase or whether to purchase a device at all.
The program works with agencies that provide assistive technology device loans to develop a system of mutual referral so consumers can find the agency most appropriate to meet their equipment loan needs.
The Mission of Living Hope Wheel Chair Association is to improve the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injuries or disease.
This is the central activity of our organization: To make sure that everyone whether a member or not, has access to the supplies needed for a life with dignity and health. Living Hope accepts donations of durable medical equipment and other supplies. Every month they distribute supplies and equipment to our members as well as the general public.
- 1For more information on the next distribution date or to request or donate supplies please email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 281-764-6251.
AGE of Central Texas is a regional nonprofit organization that provides education and support to people all along the spectrum of growing older, no matter where they are on that journey.
The AGE of Central Texas Health Equipment Lending Program makes a wide variety of health and mobility equipment available to the community through free, no-time-limit loans of donated equipment.
In 2019, more than 1,375 individuals received loans provided at no charge to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and those in need. The program also distributes donated adult incontinence products to those who need them.
- 1Medical equipment,
- 2Adult incontinence products.
- 1Due to operational changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the AGE Health Equipment Lending Program is providing assistance by appointment only.
- 2If you need to request equipment or supplies, please call 512-600-9288.
Please realize that due to limited staff availability, it may take 48 hours to return your call, and same-day pick-up may not be available.
You can also email Equipment@AGEofCentralTX.org.
- 3Donations of gently-used equipment are by appointment only; we are also accepting donations of unused adult incontinence products. Please call 512-600-9288 or email Equipment@AGEofCentralTX.org to schedule an appointment to drop off your donation. Please call to check if they accept donations at this time.
- 4Items needed most urgently are:
b) Rollators (walkers with seats and hand-brakes),
c) Shower chairs,
d) Shower transfer benches,
e) Adult incontinence products (especially pull-up-style diapers).
- 5We are not able to accept prescription medications or medical equipment that can only be distributed via prescription (such as oxygen concentrators). There are other equipment items that we are not able to process through this program due to space and staff limitations.
Medical Bridges Inc. is a charitable medical supplier that collects and packages donated medical resources (new medical supplies and new or gently used equipment) to supply resource limited healthcare facilities worldwide.
Medical Bridges is committed to providing quality medical resources to hospitals and clinics in need.
- 1New medical supplies,
- 2New or gently used equipment.
- 1They accept supplies with at least a 14 months self life.
- 2They do not accept pharmaeuticals.
- 3They reserve the right to refuse items.
- 4Urgently needed medical resources:
a) Anesthesia machines,
b) Adult diapers,
c) Birthing beds,
d) Blood gases analyzers,
h) Ultrasound machines,
j) X-Ray Machines (portable/wall).
The Reggie White Sleep Disorders Research and Education Foundation is non-profit organization located in West Allis, Wisconsin.
They want to provide CPAP therapy equipment to those who might otherwise be unable to secure the needed equipment. CPAP equipment is provided to patient’s who qualify for the foundation’s assistance and who have a current prescription for the equipment.
- 1If you have a CPAP machine to donate, please email information about the machine to (email@example.com). Some machines are too old to accept because the manufacturer has stopped making humidifiers and replacement parts. We are in great need of BiPAP machines so please send those to us right away. If you can find a picture of your machine on the Internet, please send that too. This helps a lot. Thank you so much for your support.
- 2The shipping address for all machines and supplies is:
The Reggie White Foundation
2322 Morning Park Drive
Katy, TX 77494
- 3Please note that the most severe (ahi) case requests are being prioritized.
- 4The Reggie White Foundation will be charging a pre-paid shipping and handling fee for all orders shipped within the USA.
- 5No price information on their website about the CPAP machines they provide. Secondary sources mention there is a $25 fee
For over 28 years, Project MEND has a rich history rooted deep in San Antonio. Founded in 1992 by Murlin Johnson
(1936-2007) and formally incorporated in 1993 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Project MEND, also known as the “Medical Equipment Network for those with Disabilities,” has been providing for the home medical equipment and assistive technology needs of persons with disabilities in San Antonio and around Texas.
Through Medical Equipment Reuse, Project MEND collects donations of previously used medical equipment from nursing homes, medical equipment companies, partner agencies and individuals.
After being evaluated for its safe use, the equipment is professionally refurbished, sanitized to the State standard, repaired and logged into available inventory. Once available, Project MEND distributes the equipment to individuals in need.
- 3Tub transfer benches,
- 4Power chairs,
- 5Home hospital beds,
- 6Walkers with wheels,
- 7Shower chairs,
- 8Commode bariatric,
- 1To schedule a pickup email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (210)223-6363 ext. 3 about the items you have on hand and they will contact you to schedule a pickup. Average pickup time is 1-2 weeks.
- 2Medical equipment in high demand:
c) Tub transfer benches,
e) Home hospital beds.
- 3Assistive Technology Financial Aid allows Project MEND to assist in the purchase of items not available for immediate distribution from our inventory and often more specialized/unique to the individual in nature. Through established partnerships with various medical equipment and assistive technology companies, prosthetic and orthotic agencies and labs, we provide a maximum of $1000 per person (when funding is available), paid directly to our vendors, for the purchase of these items. You may qualify for the Veterans’ Assistance Program.
The Joseph Thomas Foundation is a non profit foundation that provides assistance to special needs and medically fragile children.
The Closet Program provides medical supplies and equipment free of charge to those in need with no location restrictions. The Closet Program is dependent on donations of new medical supplies, gently used equipment and monetary donations to cover shipping expenses.
- 1Medical supplies,
- 2Medical equipment.
- 1Closet inventory changes daily.
- 2They have 4 closets in Texas:
a) Abilene, Texas; Taylor County,
b) Weatherford, Texas; Parker County,
c) Lubbock, Texas; Lubbock County,
d) Rockwall, Texas; Rockwall County.
- 3Those interested to donate/receive items must complete the online donate/request forms, as applicable.
GoodwheelChairs.org is an Austin based non-profit that provides low cost, gently used wheelchairs, power chairs and scooters.
- 2Motorized scooters,
- 3Walkers, and
- 4Other mobility equipment.
- 1If you would like to donate equipment, please call or email us and we'll be happy to make arrangements for pick-up or drop off.
- 2We accept donations of previously used, unneeded wheelchairs, motorized scooters, walkers, and other mobility equipment. We then offer this valuable equipment to the medically uninsured or underinsured at a very affordable price.
The Parker Lee Project is a non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation.
The Parker Lee Project provides provides needed medical equipment and supplies to families of children with special needs.
- 1Enteral supplies (feeding bags, extenders),
- 2Track supplies (care kits, ties, cleaning supplies, HMEs),
- 3Incontinence supplies (different size diapers and briefs),
- 4Oxygen tubing and cannulas,
- 5IV tubing and care supplies,
- 7General supplies (Gloves, Alcohol Prep Pads, Medical Tape, 2x2 and 4x4 Gauze Pads),
- 8Diabetic supplies,
- 9Suction catheters (ALL different styles and frenchs),
- 10Mouth care (toothettes, oral swabs).
- 1To donate any unused, unopened medical suuplies or equipment please ship to our address:
1810 S Kaufman St
Ennis, TX 75119,
Or you can Contact Us to arrange a drop off time or for more information.
- 2Items they are currently NOT accepting:
a) suction supplies,
b) oxygen tubing and cannulas,
c) urinary catheters,
e) trach care kits.
- 3A Request Form is required to receive any donation.Please list detailed description of items you're needing and we will fill your request as best we can. If you're unsure if we have what you need or are needing different assistance, please Contact Us.
Kindred Box is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in the United States. They distribute donated ostomy supplies at no cost to help people in the United States facing financial hardship.
- 1All types of pouching systems (colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy; adult or pediatric),
- 2Ostomy accessories, including: pouch clips, stoma paste, stoma powder, barrier rings, barrier sheets, barrier strips, barrier adhesive wipes or sprays, adhesive remover wipes or sprays, ostomy deodorant, hernia/support belts.
- 1They accept all types (colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy) of pouching systems (adult or pediatric) that are new and unexpired.
a) 1-piece drainable pouches (flat or convex),
b) 1-piece closed-end pouches (flat or convex),
c) 2-piece skin barriers (flat or convex),
d) 2-piece drainable pouches (clamp or velcro closure),
e) 2-piece closed-end pouches.
NOTE: New 2-piece drainable pouches and 2-piece closed-end pouches can be expired since there is no adhesive.
- 2Also needed are unused and unexpired ostomy accessories;
a) pouch clips,
b) stoma paste,
c) stoma powder,
d) barrier rings,
e) barrier sheets,
f) barrier strips,
g) barrier adhesive wipes or sprays,
h) adhesive remover wipes or sprays,
i) ostomy deodorant,
j) hernia/support belts.
NOTE: New belts and pouch clips can be expired but may not be previously used.
- 3Mailing Address:
6800 Weiskopf Avenue
McKinney, Texas 75070
(not a drop-off location).
- 4Other Kindred Box programs:
a) Kindred Care Program: they offer access to expert care and help cover telehealth service costs when medical assistance is needed from certified ostomy nurses.
b) Kindred Share Program: they maintain an online inventory of supplies exclusively for the Kindred Share program. Recipients contribute nominal handling fees.
DME Exchange is answering the challenge — a “green” clearinghouse that will collect, refurbish and sanitize idle equipment from thousands of
garages and attics across Dallas County, then match it with the ill and injured whose income and insurance won’t cover doctor-ordered equipment.
- 6Bathroom and Bedside Equipment,
- 8Medical Scooters, and
- 9Hospital Beds.
- 1Recipients must sign a HIPAA agreement and waiver of liability.
- 2Please call us with your request or any questions at 214-997-3639.
- 3Medications, Prosthetics, Oxygen Equipment, CPAP units and other Class III (life sustaining) equipment will not be available at this time.
- 4We are distributing equipment directly to individuals at our location on Shiloh Road.
Rehabilitation Services Volunteer Project (RSVP) is a 501(C)(3) organization. RSVP provides both outpatient physical rehabilitation services (at RSVP-Clinic) as
well as durable medical equipment (at RSVP-MED). RSVP-MED provides recycled durable medical equipment to individuals with disability who can’t otherwise access this equipment.
They accept new or gently used items in working condition.
- 1Manual wheelchairs,
- 2Power wheelchairs,
- 3Patient lifts,
- 4Bariatric shower chairs,
- 5Shower chairs,
- 6Transfer boards
- 7Drop arm commodes,
- 8Hygiene wipes,
- 9Rollator/walker with seat,
- 10Adult incontinence briefs,
- 12Adl equipment.
Medcy Inc. is a Thrift Store for gently used/new durable medical equipment (DME) and healthcare supplies for people of all ages, at an affordable price and for some at no cost.
- 1Medcy implemented a Daily Difference Affect program in 2019. This program is available for patients, referred to us by case workers, with limited income needs and requiring DME quickly, and at no cost. Within the Harris county areas, available items are prepped,sanitized and delivered, free of charge.
The Home Health Closet Program allows the Rainbow Senior Center to lend out medical equipment to anyone at anytime for no cost. Occasionally, RSC needs help reorganizing the closet and taking inventory.
- 1Boerne is 3 miles west of San Antonio.
Children’s Special Needs Network (CSNN) is a non-profit organization based in Belton, Texas that assists families and professionals in providing services for children in Central Texas who are diagnosed with physical or psychological special needs.
CSNN has a loan closet with medical equipment our families may borrow. Donations of equipment that your child no longer requires are accepted.
- 1If you are interested in borrowing or donating equipment, contact the CSNN office at 254-933-7597. Cehck with them If they lend equipment for free or if there is a charge.
- 2Loan Lcoset information from a 2018 pdf with their services. No information found on their website or FB.
The Elderly Service Providers (ESP) of Denton County DME Exchange is provided to assist those who cannot afford to purchase needed medical equipment.
Feel free to drop donations of clean, usable durable medical items at the locations below. A list of the types of items that are wanted is included at the bottom of this page.
- 1Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex
- 1Reach of Fort Worth: a $25 cash deposit is required at the time of intake/pick-up. Your deposit will be refunded when the wheelchair is returned to the REACH office in good condition. Check with other REACH locations to see if they require a desposit (Dallas - free). They loan manual wheelchairs.
- 2Just in the case of Fort Worth there is a mention about accepting medical equipment donations: "Jenna Reinke – Independent Living Specialist: Responsible for the acceptance and distribution of durable medical equipment donations." Check with Reach Denton and Dallas.
Sharing Life Community Outreach has partnered with Comfort Keepers to collect and distribute unused medical equipment to those in need.
There is no cost or use restriction for recipients, our only requirement is that a financial/medical need must exist for a recipient to receive items. Sharing Life does not discriminate based on age, gender, location, race, or religion. Recipients, or a representative must pick up the items during Sharing Life hours of operation.
- 1Please call 972-285-5819 to see if the item you are requesting is in our current inventory.