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Cass County Loan Programs

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Cities in this County: Cassopolis, Dowagiac, Marcellus

Lending Hands of Michigan Inc.

2403 Helen St.
Portage, MI 49002

Phone Number: 269-567-4381

Website:

Email Address: info@lendinghandsmi.org

Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday -- 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Thursday -- 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Saturday -- 9:00 A.M. to Noon
Closed Tuesday, Sunday and holidays.

Counties Served

Allegan, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, Van Buren

Requirements

Anyone residing in Allegan,Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph or Van Buren Counties.

Equipment

Bath transfer benches, bath transfer/slide boards, bath tub rails bed rails, canes, commodes, crutches, dressing sticks, hi-rise toilet seats, hospital over-bed tables, I.V. stands, leg lifts, Reachers, Shoe horns, shower chairs, shower stools, sock aides, transport chairs, walkers and manual wheelchairs.
We are accepting used eye glasses for Lions Clubs International for redistribution to the needy of Latin America.

Lending Period

7 months

Disability Network Southwest Michigan

517 E.Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Phone Number: Kalamazoo Office 269-345-1516
Berrien/Cass Office 269-985-0111

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Counties Served

Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, Van Buren

Requirements

Anyone with a disability living in Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph & Van Buren Counties

Equipment

Power Mobility (power scooters, wheelchairs, etc.) Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

RiverBend Cancer Services

3516 East Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46615

Phone Number: 574-287-4197

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: info@riverbendcancerservices.org

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am -4:30pm

Counties Served

Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph. Also the Indiana counties of St. Joseph, LaPorte, Starke, Marshall, and Elkhart

Requirements

Anyone in our community who is living with a cancer diagnosis.

Equipment

Because of the generosity of others, RiverBend has a supply of durable medical equipment to lend. If you are in need of a walker, bath bench or even medical supplies or incontinence products, please contact us. We also have a wig salon and provide free wigs, bras and prosthetics. If you are no longer using a piece of durable medical equipment or have left over medical supplies related to cancer or surgical recovery, please check with us, we may be able to offer them to someone in need.

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Greater Niles Senior Center

1109 Bell Rd.
Niles, Michigan 49120

Phone Number: 269-683-9380

Website:

Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Counties Served

Berrien, Cass

Requirements

Niles area residents

Equipment

Limited amount of medical equipment, walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, etc.No beds or scooters. Please call first to check for availability.

Lending Period

30 days

Helping Hands of Cass County

130 S Broadway St.
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Phone Number: 269-445-8104

Website:

Hours

Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Cass

Requirements

Anyone who would not be covered by Medicare/Medicaid

Equipment

Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, raised toilet seats, etc. Please call to check for availability. Donations Gladly accepted.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed. Please return clean when done.

Cass County Cancer Service

22567 US Highway 12
Edwardsburg, Michigan 49112

Phone Number: 269-699-5551

Website:

Counties Served

Cass

Requirements

Cass County cancer patients

Equipment

Hospital beds, walkers, commodes, high-rise toilet seats, wheelchairs, canes, crutches, etc. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Cass County Council on Aging

60525 Decatur Rd.
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Phone Number: 800-323-0390

Website:

Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 7:00 pm, Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am - noon

Counties Served

Cass

Requirements

Seniors

Equipment

Limited number of wheelchairs, Walkers and Canes. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

ALS Association - Michigan Chapter

West Michigan Office
678 Front Ave NW., Suite 177
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

East Michigan Office
675 East Big Beaver Rd., Suite 207
Troy, MI 48083

Phone Number: West Michigan Office:616-459-1900
East Michigan Office:248-680-6540

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: fightals@alsa-michigan.org

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Persons diagnosed with ALS

Equipment

Medical Equipment and Augmentative Communication Devices Loan Program - Please call our office for more information. Donations are gladly accepted. Volunteers are welcome.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Surplus Health Supplies For Missions

Battle Creek (See information under Equipment)

Website:

Email Address: info@surplushealthsupplies.org

Counties Served

Berrien,Cass, St. Joseph, Allegan, Barry, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, Ingham, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Eaton, Jackson, Van Buren

Requirements

Equipment

Surplus Health Supplies For Missions collects medical supplies for medical mission trips and people in the community. To contact us regarding donating items, inventory lists, requests for items, voluteering or any other issue, please contact us by email at info@surplushealthsupplies.org.
The Surplus Health Supplies for Missions office is located on the grounds of the Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity. Deliveries of donations will only be accepted through appointment temporarily. This is due to the fire at Habitat for Humanity Battle Creek Store. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan
(Provides Financial loans for Purchasing Medical Equipment and assistive technology)

3496 East Lake Lansing Road, Suite 170
East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone Number: 800-828-2714 (Michigan only)
517-203-1200 ext. 303 (Brenda)

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: ucp@ucpmichigan.org

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Individuals with any form of disability living in Michigan

Equipment

(This organization does not loan or accept medical equipment. They provide financial support for purchasing equipment.) Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund and Michigan Employment Loan Fund. Please call 517-203-1200 ext. 303

Lending Period

Michigan CPAP Bank

University of Michigan
C 712 Med Inn Building
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5845

Phone Number: 734-232-3964

Website:

Email Address: helenas@med.umich.edu

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Prescription and a Copy of Sleep Study is Required
We are unable to provide education regarding PAP therapy for non- University of Michigan patients.

Equipment

Machines: CPAP, BiPAP, Auto CPAP, Auto BiPAP, ASV, AVAPS and other 'PAP' machines.
CPAP Supplies: Masks, Tubing, and other related supplies

We are no longer accepting donations of CPAP machines, but donations of CPAP supplies (masks, tubing, filters, humidifier chambers, etc.) are gladly accepted. CPAP supplies must be new and in unopened sealed bags.
Donations may be dropped off or mailed to
University of Michigan
C 712 Med Inn Building
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5845
If you are dropping off a donation please go to the 7th floor.
(We are unable to accept Nebulizers.)

Lending Period

Buddy-to-Buddy
Volunteer Veteran Program

2025 Traverwood Dr., Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 USA

Phone Number: 1-888-822-8339

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: buddytobuddyvvp@umich.edu

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Buddy-to-Buddy serves primarily Post-9/11 service members and veterans, however, we will assist any Michigan veteran in need when possible.

Equipment

The Buddy-to-Buddy Program does not provide medical equipment. The program provides peer support from a fellow veteran who is trained to provide linkage to appropriate local, state, and federal resources for service members and veterans.

Lending Period

N/A

ALS of Michigan

24359 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48075

Phone Number: 800-882-5764

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

ALS ( Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and PLS patients only

Equipment

Canes, Communication Devices, Wheelchair Ramps, Manual Wheelchairs, Power Wheelchairs, Wheelchair Cushions, Shower Chairs, Commodes, Bedside Tables, Transfer Boards, Walkers, Transfer Chairs, Recliner Lift Chairs,Hoyer Lifts, eating utensils, etc.

Lending Period

There is no charge for ALS and PLS patients to borrow equipment. Equipment may be borrowed for as long as needed.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

GREATER MICHIGAN
2133 University Park Drive #400
Okemos, MI 48864

DETROIT AREA
950 Stephenson Highway, Suite 209
Troy, MI

Phone Number:
GREATER MICHIGAN: ( 517) 706-0348
DETROIT AREA: (734) 416-7076

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Must have a neuromuscular disease covered by the organization. (Go to MDA.org for a list of diseases covered.)

Equipment

The Muscular Dystrophy Association operates medical equipment loaner closets in Michigan. This program offers medical equipment, as available, for loan at no charge to registered patients for as long a period as is needed. To find an MDA location near you please call 800-572-1717.

Lending Period

Project Freedom

500 temple Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone Number: 734-240-2565 or 810-632-0596

Website:

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Michigan residents with limited mobility who do not have insurance or assets to pay for a lift system. Referral helpful.

Equipment

Lends overhead home lifts

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Binson's Home Health Care Centers NFL Former Players Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Phone Number: 586-755-2300

Website:

Hours

M-F: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

NFL former players. You will need a valid state ID, valid NFL Former Players Union Identification Card or NFL Alumni card

Equipment

James Binson, and the staff at Binson's Home Health Care Centers are pleased to announce a partnership with retired NFL players supplying them with much needed medical equipment by way of a Loan Closet.

Lending Period

C. P. Daily Living
Journal & Resources for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Website:

Facebook:

Counties Served

All Counties

Requirements

Equipment

Please click on the website link for helpful advice on equipment, as well as resources for equipment. CP Daily Living is designed to give families and caregivers dealing with CP a central place for practical information and resources within the context of an emotionally-supportive community. They are a central news source offering the latest information about CP advocacy, research, and international events.

Lending Period

Easter Seals Michigan AgrAbility

4065 Saladin Drive S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Phone Number: 1-800-956-4106

Website:

Email Address: NStoller@essmichigan.org

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Farmers With Disabilities

Equipment

ESM-AgrAbility staff helps farm operations adjust to and manage disabling conditions, such as, arthritis, chronic back pain, joint injuries, amputations, spinal cord injuries, hearing loss and any other condition that may limit a farmer’s ability to work.
Information and referral services and farm-site assessments are offered at no cost to the farmer. The cost of new equipment or modifications made to old equipment, the farm operation, or the farm home is typically covered through the state via Michigan Rehabilitation Services. ESM-AgrAbility staff will help the farmer navigate the state system to access these supporting funds.
Please click on the website link for more information.

Lending Period

Paralyzed Veterans of America/Michigan Chapter

40550 Grand River Ave.
Novi, MI 48375 USA

Phone Number: 800-638-6782

Website:

Facebook:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Anyone in need is eligible

Equipment

Equipment Donation Program focuses on the needs of people with spinal cord injury or disease. We only accept items that help people with mobility issues. For example, we accept donations of wheelchairs, power chairs, adaptive sports equipment, hoists, lifts, and other items that help people who cannot easily move.

Lending Period

You may keep the equipment as long as necessary

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place

Phone Number: 410-659-9314

Website:

Counties Served

All Counties

Requirements

Equipment

Visit our website at www.nfb.org for an application, and resource information.

Lending Period