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Assistive Technology Financing

Assistive Technology Event Calendar

Self-Help periodically holds Assistive Technology pop-up events. Click here to view upcoming events.

Thanks to a federal grant, Self-Help offers loans for assistive technology that are more affordable than ever. Our loans can cover almost any equipment to boost quality of life for a person with disabilities—like hearing aids, vehicle upfits and more. To help identify people who need loans, we partner with the NC Assistive Technology Program and others who serve NC residents with disabilities.

Self-Help staffer David Beck (pictured speaking with colleague) shares in this blog why he is a strong advocate for assistive technology loans.

Photo of David Beck in conversation with his coworker Tracy Cox.

About Assistive Technology Device Financing

  • Persons with any disability or their family members are eligible to apply for financing.
  • State of North Carolina and Medicaid assistive technology restrictions do not apply.
  • Rates and terms may vary depending on each individual's credit history and the credit union's underwriting factors.
  • Applicants must visit a branch once the financing is approved.

The NC Assistive Technology Program, our program partner, has developed this bilingual instruction form. People may also call 704-566-2899 for more information or email  

Self-Help's information flyer is available at this link as well as this initial referral form

Possible Uses for Assistive Technology Financing

Personal Loan Financing Uses Include:

  • Communication Devices
  • Hearing Aids
  • Personal Equipment
  • Home Modifications

Vehicle Loan Financing Uses Include: 

  • Vehicle Upfits
  • Vehicle Modifications
  • New Car Financing
  • Used Car Financing

For more information, call us at (800) 966-7353

Photo of a person using a computer with assistive technology

Our Assistive Technology Financing Advisory Committee


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