Resources for Accessible Vehicles and Modifications

If you or a family member needs an accessible vehicle, this list compiled by the Great Plains ADA Center may help. These agencies, organizations, and businesses provide accessible vehicles, and/or modifications to existing vehicles. Some also provide financing or funding. Please note that the ADA Center does not endorse the services of any resources on this list.

FIRST STOPS - State AT and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

  • Check with your state assistive technology center as they sometimes have resources for low-interest loans.
  • Check with your state Vocational Rehabilitation Department if a vehicle is needed to get to work.

AMS Vans

https://www.amsvans.com/ Email: [email protected]
Phone: 800-775-8267
Dealer of new and used accessible vehicles and modifications throughout the U.S.

Finance Your Wheelchair Van with State Programs and Resources: https://www.amsvans.com/financing-handicap-vans/resources
Personal Vehicle Financing:
https://www.amsvans.com/financing-handicap-vans/consumer-loans

“At AMS Vans, we provide in-house financing options to help with purchasing a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. Choose from flexible terms, trade-in options, extended warranties, and more. AMS Vans is a wheelchair van manufacturer, dealer, and financier. Most traditional banks don't understand what you need to gain mobility freedom. Our accessible vehicles are unique and so are our customers' needs. This is why we offer you in-house wheelchair van financing.”

The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

200 First Ave NW, Suite 505 Hickory, NC 28601 Phone: 866.672.9466
Fax: 828.855.1672 Email: [email protected]
 https://www.aded.net/

Accessible Vans of America

http://www.accessiblevans.com/

BraunAbility

https://www.braunability.com/us/en.html

National Funding for Vans
https://www.braunability.com/us/en/help-me-buy/grants-funding/nationwide-handicap-van-wheelchair-suv-funding.html
There are many charities and organizations across the United States and Canada that have programs to help individuals afford mobility equipment. The grants and opportunities vary in amount, but as each of these organizations knows, every little bit counts. You’ll find a range of nonprofits, some apply only to individuals of certain disabilities or income levels. Be sure to read through the requirements carefully, and don’t forget to contact your local BraunAbility dealer about any programs not listed here.

Bryon Reisch Paralysis Foundation

http://brpf.org/charitable-grant-application/
Grants up to $10K but very strict guidelines in place

Disabled Dealer

 www.disableddealer.com
Online national advertising source where individuals and businesses sell their used accessible vehicles and other services and equipment.

Freedom Motors USA

https://www.freedommotors.com/

Dealer for wheelchair-accessible vehicles that can be shipped all over the US. Phone: 866-576-0698 Text: 269-225-0221

Kya’s Krusade

http://www.kyaskrusade.org/info/programs-and-services/financial-assistance-program/
Up to $1K awarded to children under the age of 18 with a confirmed diagnosis of a life-long physical disability affecting the child’s motor skills, for which physical/occupational therapy is part of the treatment regimen

The Mobility Resource

https://www.themobilityresource.com/
The Mobility Resource connects you to the nearest dealer of wheelchair vans and adaptive driving equipment. Much like a traditional auto dealership, we offer rental vehicles and a 24-hour customer service line. Through our large network of dealers, we can connect you to an extensive inventory of adaptive driving equipment. Find everything from wheelchair vans, scooter lifts, hand controls, swivel seating, and more.
Financing Assistance: https://www.themobilityresource.com/financing-handicap-accessible-vehicles   Phone: 1-866-771-7770 

Mobility Works

https://www.mobilityworks.com

Talk to a Certified Mobility Consultant: 1-877-275-4907
 Financing information: https://www.mobilityworks.com/financing/
Has locations throughout the U.S, with stores in Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama. MobilityWorks partners with lenders who understand the value of your conversion equipment, offering you a no-hassle buying experience. We can custom tailor the terms of your financing to meet your individual needs; including the length of your loan, the monthly payment amount, and the level of protection that you choose.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation – Brighter Tomorrow Grant

https://msfocus.org/Get-Help/MSF-Programs-Grants/Brighter-Tomorrow-Grant
Assistive-Technology-Program aids for better living such as mobility devices.
Max $1K per recipient

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA)

https://nmeda.org
3327 West Bearss Avenue Tampa, FL 33618 Phone: 813.264.2697
Email: [email protected] 
Use the Dealer Locator on their website to find vehicles in your area. They can help you find: Mobility Equipment – Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles – Handicap Vans - Handicap Accessible Vehicles
Funding Resources for Accessible Vehicles & Adaptive Equipment https://nmeda.com/funding-resources-for-accessible-vehicles-adaptive-equipment/

Wheelchair Lifts National Organization for Vehicle Accessibility (NOVA)

https://novafunding.org/ https://novafunding.org/grant-program/

This foundation provides vehicle modification grants to individuals with disabilities throughout the United States and Canada. Please note: NOVA does not provide funding for the actual vehicle, only for the adaptive equipment needed to modify the vehicle, such as lifts, hand controls, mobility equipment, van conversions, etc.

For additional information, please email Executive Director Rosemarie Calvert at [email protected]

Special Kids Fund, Inc Nationwide Magic/Mobility Wheelchair Van Donation Assistance

https://www.specialkidsfund.org/wheelchair/
Providing for underprivileged children, adults elderly, and especially disabled veterans.

Variety the Children’s Charity

http://usvariety.org/grants/
Grants for children who need accessible vans/equipment. Travis Roy Foundation offers grants (ranging from $4,000 to $7,500) to paraplegics or quadriplegics paralyzed due to spinal cord injury. Contact: Travis Roy Foundation, 617-619- 8257

Wheels With Wings Quality of Life Program

https://wheelswithwings.org/?page_id=85
The Wheels with Wings Quality of Life Program enables our foundation to offer grant awards to qualifying individuals. The grant award they receive will help them obtain critical items such as rehabilitation therapy, home and vehicle modifications, and medical equipment.

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