United Cerebral Palsy

UCP educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. UCP works to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network that has helped many acquire a wheelchair van.

  • Nationwide, USA

Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs)

Each State is required to maintain a Statewide Independent Living Council The Council cannot be established as an entity within a State agency, but the free-standing group may or may not be established as a 501(c)3 corporation..

Members of the Council shall be appointed by the Governor. The Governor shall select members after soliciting recommendations from representatives of organizations representing a broad range of individuals with disabilities and organizations interested in individuals with disabilities, within some specific requirements in Title VII of the Rehabilitation Act, section 705.

  • 713.520.0232
  • Nationwide, USA
Americans with Disabilities and wheelchair vans

Americans with Disabilities Act Governing Laws

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation. It also mandates the establishment of TDD/telephone relay services. The current text of the ADA includes changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009. The ADA was originally enacted in public law format and later rearranged and published in the United States Code.

  • (800) 514-0301
  • Nationwide, USA 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., 20530, USA

Veteran Administration Automobile Adaptive Equipment

Veteran Administration automobile adaptive equipment (AAE) program permits physically challenged persons to enter, exit, and/or operate a motor vehicle or other conveyance. Wheelchair van conversion benefits range from a few hundred dollars to over a hundred thousand dollars depending on need.

  • 1-800-827-1000
  • Nationwide, USA

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF)

Across the nation the MSF provides funding for assistive technology to individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Grants are provided for variety of assistance including wheelchair van modification.

  • 888-673-6287
  • Nationwide, USA 6520 North Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33309-2130, USA

Veteran Administration Compensation Claim process.

Veteran Administration Compensation Claim process. If you have disabilities, diseases or injuries caused by or aggravated during active military service–no matter when you served–you may be eligible to receive monthly benefits. Once enrolled, benefits may include a benefit for a vehicle purchase and wheelchair van modifications.

  • 1-800-827-1000
  • Nationwide, USA

Obie Harrington-Howes Foundation (OHHF)


OHHF is a nonprofit that awards grant money to Connecticut residents who have suffered a spinal cord injury. Disability grants are given to promote mobility, independence and access to education. American Wheelchair Van Society12 Manomet Point Road Manomet, MA, 02345 USA americanwheelchairvansociety@gmail.com • 508-901-9866

  • (888) 265-5859
  • P.O.Box 2221, Darien Connecticut, United States

New England Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center

Persons with disabilities in Connecticut are served by The New England ADA Center, the area’s chapter of the National Network of ADA Centers. It endeavors to promote and strengthen the independence, self-determination, rights and quality of life of all state

  • (617) 695-1225
  • 180-200 Portland Street, Boston, Connecticut, United States

Connecticut Tech Act Project (CTTAP)


CTTAP is dedicated to getting assistive technology to the disabled and elderly Connecticut residents who need it for full participation in school, work and community life. They teach you how to use equipment and even lend it out temporarily, and

  • 860-424-4881
  • 25 Sigourney Street, 11th Floor, Hartford Connecticut, United States