Vehicle modifications, home modifications, and mobility equipment are expensive, but there are options to help you. This section covers a wide range of organizations and financing options. Some only serve certain types of disabilities, so please review their guidelines carefully.
Adaptive Equipment Rebate Programs
The Mobility Resource provides you with a comprehensive list of rebate programs offered by vehicle manufacturers. Check back often, as rebates can change frequently.
Alternative Financing Program
The Alternative Financing Program (AFP) is a resource designed to assist Arkansans with disabilities in obtaining assistive technology equipment and services.
Brandl Mobility Finance
Brandl Mobility assists physically challenged individuals obtain financing on wheelchair vans and help restore their personal mobility freedom.
Home Improvement Grants & Loans
Home improvement grants and loans are available to low-income residents who own their home and need necessary repairs or modifications. This site simply explains the 504 Home Repair Program. After reading the description, if you think you might qualify, click the link to the USDA website.
SCORE (Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment) is a non-profit organization that provides modest financial grants to people paralyzed while participating in sports or recreational activities.
Sources for Independent Living
Crutches, commodes, motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs, transfer boards, canes and other assistive devices are loaned to those in need. The Loan Closet is used by people who have temporary needs as they recover from a surgery, those with newly-acquired disabilities, people whose needs are evolving, and those who need to borrow something while they wait for a repair or replacement of their own equipment.
The Travis Roy Foundation
The Travis Roy Foundation offers grants to spinal cord injury (SCI) survivors. Half of the money raised by the Travis Roy Foundation goes toward Quality of Life Grants to purchase adaptive equipment.