Other Equipment Loan Programs

ALS Durable Medical Equipment LoanerProgram

The South Carolina Chapter has an extensive growing “closet” of supportive equipment needed at times by families dealing with ALS.  This includes power wheel chairs, walkers, scooters, hospital beds among other things. While the current closet is housed in Columbia, SC, we will ship any item needed to any location at no cost to the family.

Criteria for Loaner Closet:

  • Must have a diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Equipment is supplied on a temporary basis or until no longer needed by the PALS (Person Living with ALS)
  • Live within the State of South Carolina.

Contact Information:

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7944 Dorchester Road, Suite 5
North Charleston, SC 29418
Phone: (843) 225-5080
Fax: (843) 225-5082
Toll Free/TTY: 1-866-874-7730
Website: http://www.abilitysc.org/

AccessAbility keeps a loan closet of durable medical equipment and consumables. These items are donated to AccessAbility, and their availability varies.

A consumer must be included on the AccessAbility database, and must have accepted or waived an Independent Living Plan to obtain Direct Services. Consumers / caregivers will have certain basic responsibilities outlined in the ILP, such as obtaining or helping to raise some part of the funds, or agreeing to volunteer as able within their communities.

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South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program

1401 Main Street, Suite 825
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 737-0808 / Toll Free: 1-877-225-8337 (V)
(803) 737-0846 / Toll Free:  1-877-889-8337 (TTY)
Fax: 803-737-0842

Individuals who are experiencing difficulty using their current telephone equipment are encouraged to apply for assistive equipment through the South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program (SC EDP). This program provides telecommunications equipment at no cost to South Carolina residents with qualifying hearing, speech, blind/low vision with hearing loss or dual sensory disabilities. 

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