Handicap Van Financing and Resources in Ohio

For many people with disabilities, owning a handicap van may seem like little more than a dream. Vans outfitted with the necessary adaptive technologies are often too expensive for many individuals.

Luckily, there are programs and grants available to Ohioans in need. We have assembled a list of these resources below. To learn more about individual organizations, click on the corresponding link. If you have any questions or need information on a different program, contact MobilityWorks for assistance.

MobilityWorks Locations in Ohio

Akron-Cleveland
810 Moe Drive
Akron, Ohio 44310
Cincinnati
12117 Princeton Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Toledo
1020 Laskey Road
Toledo, Ohio 43612

Disability Rights Ohio

Disability Rights Ohio is a non-profit corporation that advocates for the legal, civil, and human rights of people with disabilities in Ohio. Disability Rights Ohio is the designated Client Assistance Program (CAP) to advocate for individuals applying for assistance in Ohio. They also offer information on the Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology (PAAT).

Contact Information
50 W. Broad Street, Suite 1400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-5923
Phone: 614-466-7264 or 1-800-282-9181 (Toll free in Ohio only)
TTY: 614-728-2553 or 1-800-858-3542 (Toll free in Ohio only)
Website: http://www.disabilityrightsohio.org

The Disability Foundation

The Disability Foundation helps individuals with disabilities buy items that they want and need through two pooled trusts.

Contact Information
500 Kettering Tower
Dayton, Ohio 45423
937-225-9939
khayde@daytonfoundation.org
Website: http://www.disability-foundation.org/

Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS)

The ODVS helps advocate for and provide services and support to US veterans in Ohio. It coordinates VA programs, operations, and veteran benefits in the state.

Contact Information
77 South High Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-644-0898
888-387-6446
ohiovet@dvs.ohio.gov
Website: http://dvs.ohio.gov/

Assistive Technology (AT) of Ohio

AT Ohio helps residents with disabilities learn about and acquire assistive technology. They also educate legislators on the needs of Ohioans with disabilities.

Contact Information
Area 1700
1314 Kinnear Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
866-801-7306
614-292-3621
atohio@osu.edu
Website: http://www.atohio.org/

Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (OSILC)

The OSILC supports the integration of individuals with disabilities into the American mainstream through advocacy and assistance. They help people with disabilities live as independently as possible.

Contact Information
800-566-7788
614-892-0390
Website: http://www.ohiosilc.org

The Great Lakes Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center

The Great Lakes ADA Center helps educate the public on the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 and provides technical assistance and training. This is one of 10 ADA centers across the country and serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Contact Information
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute on Disability & Human Development (MC 728)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 405
Chicago, Illinois 60608
312-413-1407 (V/TTY)
Website: http://www.adagreatlakes.org

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