Durable Medical Equipment Closet of Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation. They loan medical equipment including walkers, manual wheelchairs, and whatever else has been donated. Their facility was damaged by a runaway car, but they continue to run on a limited basis. Call Vickie to borrow or donate at 704-355-4461 Mon-Fri 9-5.
Matthews HELP Center. For residents of the greater Matthews area, they provide closely linked programs assisting Matthews residents including a food pantry, thrift boutique open to the public, medical equipment loan, limited emergency crisis financial assistance for basic needs, school supplies, limited free shopping in the thrift store, and winter holiday gift assistance. Check web links for details. Call with additional questions or to request services at 704-847-8383 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.
NC Assistive Technology Program. This center helps people live more independently using special devices. They provide training, technical assistance, computer access devices, writing aids, hearing aids, magnifiers, and reutilization on post-laryngectomy communication devices, and more. Call 704-566-2899 ext 3 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.http://www.ncatp.org/
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