New Hampshire Disability Grants and Funds for Wheelchair Vans
Financial Aid Resources for Handicap Vans for New Hampshire (NH) Residents
For elderly and disabled people in New Hampshire, grants are readily available from a variety of sources to fund—in part or in its entirety—a wheelchair van. Perhaps you’re looking to purchase or lease a used or new handicap van or perhaps you’re hoping to install conversions like a wheelchair ramp, a scooter lift or adaptive driving controls to make a van more handicapped friendly.
Whatever the case may be, numerous New Hampshire agencies, organizations and foundations are standing by to provide financial aid or to help you locate sources for which you qualify. We’ve done the preliminary research for you. Peruse the resources below and contact any and all that are applicable to you.
We’d also like to remind you that disability-specific groups are a prime source for grants and other help. Find local New Hampshire chapters and inquire within.
Sources for New Hampshire Disability Grants and Assistance
Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS)
BEAS serves New Hampshire residents over the age of 60 and residents over the age of 18 who suffer from a chronic illness or disability. This is an excellent resource for information and all sorts of services and support.
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-9203 or (800) 351-1888
Governor’s Commission on Disability
This is an agency of the State of New Hampshire’s government. It is devoted to removing barriers from the lives of the state’s disabled population. Contact this body with your questions about securing disability grants you can put toward a wheelchair van.
57 Regional Drive, Suite 1
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2773 or (800) 852-3405
The Harry Gregg Foundation
This is a cross-disability charitable foundation providing direct financial aid to New Hampshire residents. It began in 1989, created in memory of its namesake, the founder of the Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center.
1 Verney Drive
Greenfield, NH 03047
(603) 547-3311 ext. 1490 or (800) 394-3311 ext. 1490
Institute on Disability (IOD)
IOD works to improve access to assistive technologies for disabled people living in New Hampshire. This is a good source of information about acquiring and using such technology in the state. It is affiliated with the University of New Hampshire.
Institute on Disability
10 West Edge Drive
Durham, NH 03824
New England Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center
The New England ADA Center serves persons with disabilities in New Hampshire. It works to preserve and increase the rights, independence, self-determination and quality of life of the state’s disabled population. Use this key resource to locate an array of disability grants to apply toward a wheelchair van.
180-200 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 695-1225 or (800) 949-4232
New Hampshire Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs)
For the elderly and disabled living in New Hampshire, the state’s ADRCs are available to provide information and assistance. Talk to a representative to learn about funding options for your handicapped-accessible vehicle. You can find your local office using the link above.
The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities (NHCDD)
NHCDD offers disability grants to individuals and organizations, along with many other types of assistance. State residents with a condition meeting the Federal guidelines for a developmental disability are eligible for help from the Council.
21 Fruit Street, Suite #22
Concord, NH 03301-2451
New Hampshire State Offices of Veterans Services
U.S. veterans who become disabled in the course of active duty or Veterans Affairs-sanctioned services, or whose disabilities are thus made worse, qualify for all manner of support and disability grants. New Hampshire veterans can often receive the full cost of a wheelchair van in financial aid.
275 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 03101-2411
(603) 624-9230 or (800) 622-9230
New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
This is New Hampshire’s chapter of the country’s SILCs. It is dedicated to helping the disabled lead more independent lives. It furthers this goal by providing reliable information, services and aid to state residents with disabilities.
Statewide Independent Living Council
c/o Governor’s Commission on Disability
57 Regional Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-0476 or (800) 852-3405 ext. 0476
New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)
Check in with the New Hampshire VR agency, which operates under the auspices of the state’s Department of Education. It assists disabled state residents in securing employment. If a handicap van is necessary for you to find or to get to work, financial aid is available.
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3860
These are only some of the resources available for New Hampshire disability grants and assistance.
If you work with or know of another New Hampshire agency or organization that should be listed here, please pass along any pertinent information to: Jim Sanders, Director of Interactive Marketing, Jims@abilityvan.info
Office of Rehabilitation Services
The Office of Rehabilitation Services helps people with disabilities become employed and live independently in the community. They provide a variety of programs and services to empower individuals with disabilities to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment and economic self-sufficiency.
The focus of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program is to help people with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. Individuals who apply for this program are interested in becoming employed. If a person receives Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and they are interested in working, they are assumed to be eligible for this program.
Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers a variety of training and adjustment services for individuals who are blind or who have significant visual impairments. The goal is to help them become independent, active, and self-sufficient members of their community. Services are available for children and adults.
Disability Determination Services
The Disability Determination Services unit determines the eligibility for children and adults with disabilities who are applying for cash benefits from the federal Social Security Administration’s programs – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Assistive Technology Access Partnership
The Office of Rehabilitation Services administers the Assistive Technology Access Partnership which can help individuals with disabilities get assistive technology devices and services.
Funding wheelchair vans through New Hampshire disability grants can significantly reduce your out-of-pocket expense for new and used handicap van or a van conversion to be wheelchair accessible. We’ve gathered several resources for disability grants to aid you in your quest to buy a handicap van or convert a van to be wheelchair accessible. Once you’ve secured the handicap funding for your wheelchair van, AMS Vans is happy to deliver your handicap van to New Hampshire or nationwide.
Disability Grants in New Hampshire (NH)
The organizations listed below may or may not provide mobility funding for wheelchair van loans. For more details, check with the foundation and local New Hampshire grants providers.
AT in NH
Assistive Technology in New Hampshire is a program that provides access to assistive technology solutions through equipment re-use, explorations, loans and low-cost funding alternatives.
How to Apply for New Hampshire Grants or Mobility Funding
New Hampshire residents are welcome to submit all disability grants, handicap loans, government programs, fundraisers, or other mobility funds. We accepts all funding assistance programs to ensure your handicap needs are met. Help build the most complete list of grant information for the disabled by submitting any disability grants or mobility programs specific to the area of New Hampshire or nationwide.