The addition of the necessary adaptive technologies usually pushes the price of handicap vans out of the reach of many individuals with disabilities. For these people, the dream of a mobility vehicle seems to remain out of reach.
This doesn’t need to be the case. There are many handicap van financing resource in Oregon to help. We have compiled a list of some of the best organizations below. If you have any questions, contact MobilityWorks today.
The ODVA has been serving Oregon's military veterans since 1945 after it was created by the Oregon legislature in response to a citizen mandate to provide for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines returning from duty in World War II. Since then, benefits managed by the department have been extended to include veterans of all eras.
The Independent Living program serves all ages of individuals who experience any type of disability. As the name of the program implies, its primary mission is to foster the independence of people with disabilities, including taking responsibility for personal choices. In addition, the program promotes full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life, and equal access for people with disabilities to the public facilities, programs and opportunities available to nondisabled peers.
Oregon’s Statewide Assistive Technology Program was established in 1990, and is a part of a national network of technology-related assistance programs to increase access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services for individuals with disabilities and their families, and to facilitate the development of a consumer-responsive AT service delivery system.
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Self Advocates frustrated by the lack of rural and intercity accessible transportation. Direct Care Providers who receive poor pay for demanding jobs. Case Workers swamped with paperwork and heavy case loads. Families and Individuals who feel policy making does not reflect their needs. And many others with individual concerns and issues.