If you're looking for free wheelchairs in Washington, 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 Washington.
Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!
Free Wheelchairs & Assistive Devices in Washington
A Caring Closet
A Caring Closet is a Clark County non-profit organization that provides gently used Durable Medical Equipment to those in need at no cost. DME items include but not limited to hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, bath benches and adult briefs.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
If you or your loved one is suffering from ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association might be able to help you with assistive technology you need. Most people with ALS will experience difficulty with speech and movement during the course of their illness. So, when 75% of people with ALS lose the ability to speak, Assistive Technology gives them their voice back. They provide loaner AT equipment through loan closet for those without the means for funding. Their loan equipment includes a wide array of low tech to high tech equipment, such as eye gaze communication devices. All equipment is subject to the availability within the loan closet.
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program
WATAP shares its assistive technology expertise and resources with Washington’s disabled population. If you need help learning about (or how to use) assistive technology, if you want to try out equipment before purchasing it, if you need help finding funding for your wheelchair van or if you need other assistive technology support, get in touch.
Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia
To receive durable medical equipment through DC SHARES a person must be a resident of the District of Columbia and have an income level of less than $20,000 per year. DC SHARES provides durable medical equipment to those in need - free of charge.
Helpline House is a community non-profit agency providing an umbrella of social services striving to help our Bainbridge Island neighbors to meet essential needs. Basic services are provided cost-free, regardless of income. Helpline House entrance is ADA accessible. Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, toilet equipment, and bath chairs are available to Bainbridge Island residents free of charge. Desk staff are available to respond to requests for medical equipment. Each person requesting a loan fills out a form for wheelchairs and seated walkers along with any other equipment needed.
Bridge Disability Ministries
Bridge Disability Ministries is a faith-based organization. They do not discriminate against anyone because of race, religion, creed, gender, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or military status. Their medical Equipment Center maintains an inventory of equipment available for use as long as you need it. When you finish using it, please return it so that they can make it available to others who need it. Please understand that the equipment is for use only and it is not appropriate to sell it or store it indefinitely.
All used equipment is cleaned and inspected prior to each use. Each item has a suggested donation amount to help cover costs.
MSHH Doner Closet
MSHH Doner Closet accepts donations of this good durable medical equipment, refurbish it and make it available to others at a very affordable “suggested minimum donation” amount. And, because they are a 501 (C)3 non-profit charity, the money that they take in above the expenses is made available to assist those in Washington, Northern Idaho, Montana and Alaska with Multiple Sclerosis.
Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center
NWLERC is a Washington State-chartered, IRS authorized 501 (c) 3 corporation and recognized by Lions Clubs International as an official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center. They provide used eyeglasses free of charge to people in remote areas of developing countries, delivered at the hands of volunteer eye care professionals. NWLERC is staffed entirely by volunteers.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
St. Joseph Catholic Church has an equipment lending program. The Knights Community Hospital Equipment Lend Program has dedicated volunteers that have been helping people and families for many years in the Wenatchee Valley. Medical equipment is available for use, wheelchairs, canes or crutches, walkers, bath/shower equipment (toilet risers and commodes + shower chairs) hospital beds, lift chairs, scooters, etc.