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Wayne County Loan Programs

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Cities in this County: Allen Park, Belleville, Canton, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Delray, Detroit, Ecorse, Flat Rock, French Landing, Garden City, Gibraltar, Greenfield Village, Grosse Ile, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, Inkster, Lincoln Park, Livonia, Melvindale, Northville, Oak, Plymouth, Redford, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Wayne, Westland, Woodhaven, Wyandotte

Berwyn Senior Citizen Center

26155 Richardson St.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Phone Number: (313) 791-3550

Website:

Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Dearborn Heights Residents Only

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Bath Chairs, Walkers, Canes, Commodes, etc. Please call to check for availability. Donations are gladly accepted.

Lending Period

90 days

The QuickRamps for Kids program

Phone Number: 800-827-4843
248-557-5070

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00

Counties Served

Wayne, Oakland and Macomb

Requirements

Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties only. All applicants must be under age 18. Must have Cerebral Palsy or paralysis-causing condition

Equipment

The QuickRamps for Kids program provides free portable wheelchair ramps to families of children who experience Cerebral Palsy and other paralysis-causing conditions. QuickRamps are a fast and inexpensive alternative to permanent ramps. Best of all, they give a child immediate access to their community.
You may call (248) 557-5070 or visit our website for an application http://quickrampsforkids.org.

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Miss Millie's Medical Loan Closet

St. John's Episcopal Church
574 S. Sheldon Road
Plymouth, MI 48170-1564

Phone Number: 734-453-0190

Email Address: missmillie.stjohn@gmail.com

Hours

Variable but flexible, by volunteers. Please allow one week's notice when possible.

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Individuals and families in the Plymouth/Canton community

Equipment

May include crutches, walkers, commodes, canes, raised toilet seats, nebulizers (prescription needed for medication), reachers/grabbers, wheelchairs and other miscellaneous items. All requests are filled on a first come first served basis and must be picked up at the church. Please contact us to check for availability and prior to donating items as space is limited.

Lending Period

Focus is on short term use however no set time limit applies.

St. Raymond - Our Lady of Good Counsel

20055 Joanne Ave.
Detroit, MI

Phone Number: (313) 372-0437 (please call during open hours)

Hours

Tuesday 9:30am - 11:00am, Thursday 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Patients are asked to bring a note from a medical professional when picking up their equipment.

Equipment

Various medical equipment. Please call ahead to check what is currently in stock.

Lending Period

Standard Rehabilitation Inc.

15785 Livernois
Detroit, MI

Phone Number: 313-934-2623

Hours

Open 10:00am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Equipment

Various medical equipment. Please call ahead to check what is currently in stock.

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The Senior Alliance
Area Agency on Aging 1-C

3850 Second St., Suite 100
Wayne, MI 48184

Phone Number: (734) 722-2830
Toll Free: 1-800-815-1112

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Older Adults residing in one of our 34 districts in Southern and Western Wayne County. Please see website for a listing of districts.

Equipment

Medical Equipment Loan Closet - Please call to check for availability. We also have Blue Pads and Liners. Donations gladly accepted.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Plymouth Community Council on Aging

9955 N. Haggerty
Plymouth, MI 48170

Phone Number: (734) 354-3222

Email Address: bpummill@plymouthtwp.org

Hours

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Plymouth City or Township Residents Age 55 or Older

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Bath Transfer Benches, Walkers, Canes, Commodes, etc. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Trenton Senior Citizen Office

2700 Westfield Road
Trenton, MI 48183

Phone Number: (734) 675-0063

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Must be a Trenton Resident 55 or older

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes, 4-Wheeled Walkers, Shower Chairs, Commodes, etc.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

William D. Ford Senior Citizens Center

6750 Troy St.
Taylor, MI 48180

Phone Number: (313) 291-7740

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Must be a resident of Taylor and age 55 or older. I.D. Required

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes. Limited capacity. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Eton Senior Recreation Center

4900 Pardee
Dearborn Heights, MI 48125

Phone Number: (313) 277-7765

Website:

Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Dearborn Heights Residents Only

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Bath Chairs, Walkers, Commodes, Canes, etc. Please call to check for availability. Donations gladly accepted.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed (re-check required every 3 months)

Senior Services: Redford Community Center

12121 Hemingway,
Redford, Michigan, 48239

Phone Number: 313-387-2788

Website:

Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Redford residents only

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Walkers, Crutches and Canes. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Civic Park Senior Center

15218 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI

Phone Number: 734-466-2555

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Livonia residents only

Equipment

Wheelchairs, transfer benches, canes, walkers, commodes, crutches, and raised toilet seats. A cash deposit must be made at the time the equipment is picked up and is refunded when the equipment is returned.

Lending Period

6 months

Westland Fire Dept.

37201 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185

Phone Number: 734-467-3201

Website:

Email Address: www.firedept@cityofwestland.com

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Westland residents
All requests must be completed on-line

Equipment

May include walkers, wheel chairs, and shower seats. We have also recently acquired a motorized wheelchair for any resident that cannot use a standard wheelchair. All requests must be completed on-line and are filled on a first-come first-served basis.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Services for Older Citizens

158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Phone Number: 313-882-9600

Website:

Hours

Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods Residents 60 years and older

Equipment

Wheelchairs/Accessories: standard wheelchairs, cushions and trays, Crutches, Walkers, and Canes/Accessories: crutches, folding walkers (with or without wheels), rolling walkers with folded seat, canes, quad canes, walker extensions, replacement tips, trays, baskets for walkers, tennis balls for gliding. Bath and Shower Accessories: bath benches (with or without back), transfer tub benches, extended foot brushes, extended back sponges, safety tub bars, portable shower heads. Toileting Items: commode chairs and raised toilet seats (accepted only if new), adult incontinence briefs (with or without tabs: all sizes), male guards, feminine products, under pads, flannel rubber bed pads, disposable washcloths. Aids for Daily Living: reachers, dressing sticks, sock aides, step stools, cast and bandage protectors, long shoe horns, 42 inch leg lifters, pill boxes, magnifying glasses, bedside support rails, ramps, Cushions: gel foam, Nutritional supplements. Miscellaneous items: procedure masks, latex gloves, diaper wipes, standard head phones, telephones, fans

Lending Period

No Time Limit

Bridging Communities, Inc.

6900 McGraw St.
Detroit, MI 48210

Phone Number: 313-361-6377

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: bcigeneral@bridgingcommunities.org

Hours

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

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

60 and older, and must reside in one of the following zip codes 48204, 48206, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48216, 48217, 48238

Equipment

Walkers, wheelchairs, commodes and crutches.
Donations of all above items are welcome.
RAMP Program and Small Home Repairs-strictly available upon volunteers.
Volunteers are Welcome

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

World Medical Relief

21725 Melrose Ave.
Southfield, MI 48075

Phone Number: 313-866-5333

Website:

Email Address: info@worldmedicalrelief.org

Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw

Requirements

Low-income clients. We require a referral from a health care worker or a prescription from your physician

Equipment

Durable Medical Equipment Program - Through the DME program, low-income clients can obtain canes, walkers, hospital beds, over-the-bed tables, commodes, tub benches, and similar items. A doctor's prescription is needed to receive durable medical equipment. All items must be picked up from WMR's warehouse. A small handling fee is assessed. Call first to check for availability.
We have adult briefs, pull-ups and bed pads available by the case. Call for prices if you are interested. Basic dressings, ostomy supplies and liquid nutrition can be purchased based upon availability at a nominal charge. A referral is needed for these items. All of the items discussed above must be picked up and paid for by cash, money order or credit card.

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Heart to Heart Ministries

1148 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Website:

Counties Served

Wayne,Livingston,Washtenaw, Lenawee, Monroe

Requirements

60 or older, or disabled
REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA THE ONLINE FORM ONLY (CLICK THE WEBSITE LINK and scroll down) Please clearly include your email address so that we may reply to your request. If you do not fill out an online form, we can not process your request. We are unable to answer phone requests. The phone number is not available for the medical equipment loaning program.

Equipment

We want to continue to help people. Because of the high number of requests for equipment, we are asking for a donation of $5.00/item to help cover the costs of cleaning, repairing and purchasing equipment.

Equipment available includes: Wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, etc. We do not have ramps or a foundation that builds ramps. (Requests must be submitted via the online form available on our website.)

WE ARE UNABLE TO DELIVER EQUIPMENT.

This ministry is run strictly by the love, faith and kindness of others. Financial donations are gladly accepted and needed at this time. Clean equipment donations are gladly accepted. We are especially in need of wheelchairs, scooters and 4-wheeled walkers (walkers with seats), shower chairs and commodes in good condition.

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St. Patrick's Senior Center

58 Parson St.
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone Number: 313-831-2520

Website:

Hours

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Seniors 60 and older

Equipment

Various medical equipment. Please call ahead to check current stock. Donations are requested but not mandatory.

Lending Period

Equipment is given away.

Veteran's Haven Inc.

4924 S. Wayne Road
Wayne, MI 48184

Phone Number: 734-728-0527

Email Address: vetshaven@earthlink.net

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Veterans only

Equipment

Medical supplies and medical equipment

Lending Period

Given Out

Southgate Fire Department

14730 Reaume Parkway
Southgate, MI

Phone Number: 734-258-3080

Website:

Hours

Monday through Sunday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Southgate Resident (Please bring proof of residency such as a license or State ID)

Equipment

Wheelchairs, canes, crutches and walkers. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

30 Days

Westfield Center - Senior Citizens Office

2700 Westfield
Trenton, MI 48183

Phone Number: 734-675-0063

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Counties Served

Wayne

Requirements

Trenton Residents only

Equipment

The Trenton Recreation Department provides medical equipment, such as crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, and commodes on a loan basis to those who are in need. A nominal deposit and proof of residency is all that is required. If you would like further information on the Loan Coset contact the Senior Citizens Office at the Westfield Center at 734-675-0063. Donations are accepted. Please call before donating items.

Lending Period

Up to 1 year

Northville Community Senior Center

303 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167

Phone Number: 248-349-4140

Website:

Hours

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

Counties Served

Wayne, Oakland

Requirements

Serving Northville and Novi Residents

Equipment

Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches and bath benches. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

90 days

Church of the Holy Family

24505 Meadowbrook Rd.
Novi, MI 48375

Phone Number: 248-349-8553

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

Counties Served

Oakland, Wayne

Requirements

Anyone

Equipment

Wheelchairs, canes, crutches, shower chairs, scooters, walkers, raised toilet seats, grab bars, etc. Please call to check for availability.
Adult Diapers, Blue Pads and Ensure may also be available.
We also have a Clothes Closet available.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed. Please return clean when done.

Recycle Ann Arbor ReUse Center

2420 S. Industrial Highway
Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

Phone Number: 734-222-7880

Website:

Facebook:

Hours

Shopping Hours:Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10:00-3:00
Donation Hours:Mon.,Tue. Thurs., Fri, Sat. 10:00am -4:00pm, Sun. 11:00am - 2:00pm (No Donations on Wednesdays)

Counties Served

Washtenaw, Wayne, Monroe, Lenawee, Ingham, Oakland, Livingston, Jackson

Requirements

The equipment is sold at low-cost.

Equipment

Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, commodes, etc. The inventory changes according to donations. Please call to check for availability.

Lending Period

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

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

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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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