Assistive Technology Financing Loan Program for the District of Columbia

About the Program:
The Assistive Technology Financing Loan Program offered through the Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia is a low-interest funding source for District of Columbia residents with disabilities and seniors to purchase assistive technology devices and services. Many different items are considered assistive technology, including hearing aids, communication devices, computers, specialized software, home modifications and more.

Who is Eligible to Apply?
Persons with disabilities and their family members, guardians or advocates living in the District of Columbia can apply to purchase assistive technology that will allow them to live and function independently at home, school, work or in the community.

Loan Amounts and Interest Rate
Individual loan amounts can range between $500 to $10,000 with terms of 6 months to 5 years and a low 4% interest rate.

Where Can I Get More Information?
Contact: Sheena Jaffer
Assistive Technology Program for the District of Columbia
202-547-0198 Extension 105
sjaffer@uls-dc.org

 

Posted by Sheri R. Abrams, Attorney at Law, Fairfax, VA, www.sheriabrams.com