If you're looking for free wheelchairs in Maine, we've got you covered!
This page is a complete resource for free assistive devices (wheelchairs, scooters, and more) and independent living resources in the state of Maine.
Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!
Free Wheelchairs & Assistive Devices in Maine
1. Alpha One
Alpha One empowers individuals with disabilities to take charge of choices and act on their bedsidebehalf to achieve their goals for independence.
They have a ramp construction program was developed to provide those who meet program guidelines with a solid and free-standing ramp. The ramp designs meet the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other local standards. The Critical Access Ramp Program has been used throughout the state of Maine.
AT4Maine is a free service offered by the Maine CITE Coordinating Center and our four AT Service Providers. AT4Maine is basically a directory of devices that you can borrow to use for a few weeks or to see how it works. The devices are distributed via 4 sites across the state.
3. C.A.R.E.S., Inc.
4. Gorham Health Council Loan Closet
The Town of Gorham, through its Medical Loan Closet and volunteers, loans FREE health aids such as wheelchairs, commodes, beds, walkers, crutches and more to any Gorham resident.
5. Hollis Loan Closet
Hollis Loan Closet provides durable medical equipment on loan to the residents of Hollis.
6. Kennebunk Public Health Department Loan Closet
The loan closet features durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, commodes and shower chairs. Items are free for Kennebunk residents to borrow after completing a loan agreement and release. Here you can find all the information about their loan closet directory.
mPower provides flexible term loans to individuals based in Maine with disabilities. mPower funds can be used to purchase adaptive equipment, Assistive Technology, or to make home modifications. Following are categorized as adaptive equipment
- Home Modifications
- Adapted Vehicles
- TTY/Video Phones
- Hearing Aids
- Visual Fire Alarms
- Stair Lifts
- Recreational Equipment
- Computer Technology
8. Old South Church
Old South has recently taken over Annie’s Beanpole, a medical equipment lending library. There are no fees and no due dates – just sign the waiver and the equipment is yours for as long as you need it. Donations of good quality equipment are gratefully accepted. We currently offer several kinds of crutches and walkers, as well as hospital bed rails, wheelchairs, wheelchair ramps, shower seats, grab bars, tub rails, glucometers, and more.
9. Pine Tree Society
Pine Tree Society is another participant in the Maine Cite’s AT device loan library. The Pine Tree Society’s Communication Pathways works to improve access to Assistive Technology (AT) tools by offering a variety of AT devices and tools for demonstration and loan to Maine people with disabilities. A wide range of AT devices and tools are available.
10. Rebuilding Together
The incredible local Rebuilding Together volunteer team has thus far performed home repair projects for over 340 individual homeowners in Lincoln County and has helped improve the lives of so many neighbors who need a helping hand. If you looking to get home modification like wheelchair ramps, this organization is a good resource to get help.
11. Spurwink ALLTECH
Spurwink ALLTECH is also a participant in Maine Cite’s AT library and all the devices are demonstrated on the AT4all directory. Spurwink ALLTECH has a large inventory and assortment of Assistive Technology (AT) devices available for demonstration and loan offering consumers the opportunity to “try before they buy.” In addition, Spurwink ALLTECH has an AT Recycling and Reuse service located in Portland.
12. Town of Windham loan closet
The Loan Closet provides residents with wheelchairs and other equipment for medical and physical needs. The Loan Closet is located on Windham Center Road next to Library and is staffed by volunteers and open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment with a volunteer please call 894-5999 to leave a message. Your call will be returned.