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 The ADA was originally enacted in public law format and later rearranged and published in the United States Code.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

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 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

Independence Associates

Independence Associates works to provide resources to any person with a disability living within the communities we serve: Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Cohasset, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Kingston, Mansfield, Marshfield, Middleborough, Norton, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Raynham, Rockland, Scituate, Stoughton, Taunton, West Bridgewater, Whitman.

  • 508-583-2166
  • 41 Main ST 1ST Floor, Brockton MA 02301, 02301, United States

Catastrophic Children’s Relief Fund

Catastrophic Children’s Relief Fund (CICRF) helps families bear the excessive financial burdens associated with the care of children with special health care needs and disabilities including the purchase of a wheelchair van. CICRF is a payor of last resort. It provides financial assistance for Massachusetts families with children experiencing a medical condition requiring services that are not covered by a private insurer, federal or state assistance, or any other financial source.

  • 617-573-1600
  • One Ashburton Place, 11th Floor, 02108, USA

Mass Rehab Commission

Vehicle modification services can be one of the most complex and costly vocational rehabilitation services offered by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC). It entails a significant investment of resources by the consumer in the purchase of the vehicle and by the agency in the necessary modifications needed for a wheelchair van.

  • (617)-204-3721
  • 600 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111, 02111, United States