Disability Grant Assistance and Resources in Oregon
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.
700 Summer St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-1285
100 SW Main St. 2nd Floor
Portland, OR 97204-2822
Phone: 503-373-2000 or 800-828-8801
Benefit Claims: 800-692-9666
Home Loans: 888-673-8387
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.
State Independent Living Council
500 Summer Street NE E87
Salem, OR 97301-1063
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.
Access Technologies, Inc.
Administrative Offices and Computer Lab
2225 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97305
Toll-free voice/TTY: 1-800-677-7512
Voice/TTY: (503) 361-1201
Fax: (503) 370-4530
Portland State University
Assistive Technology Computer Lab
Disability Resource Center
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201
Voice/TTY: (503) 725-8395
Fax: (503) 725-4103
What council does:
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.
540 24th Place NE
Salem, OR 97301-4517
Calling from Salem: 503-945-9941
Phone: 800- 292-4154
Calling from Outside Oregon: 503-945-9941