Assistive Technology Equipment Loan

Assistive Technology Equipment Loan

Provider: CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION - GREATER LOS ANGELES DISTRICT

The department provides vocational rehabilitation services for people who have disabilities who live in the Central and Coastal areas of Los Angeles.

The agency provides vocational rehabilitation services for adults who have disabilities which interfere with their ability to secure and maintain employment and who can reasonably be expected to be able to work after completing a rehabilitation program. The goal is to help clients prepare for employment and to enhance their ability and potential to live more independently. The services provided are individualized and may include disability-related examination, counseling, pre-vocational or independent living training, job training and placement, equipment that is necessary for the job, and other types of assistance. For a more detailed description of the services provided see the administrative office entry.

The agency also provides a Counselor-Teacher Program for the Blind, which provides services for people of all ages who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing. Services are provided from the county offices as well as in the client's home. Services for this program include counseling; specialized information and referral; and training in communication skills, daily living skills, home management, mobility and orientation. There are no geographic restrictions.

The Assistive Technology Loan Program is available through the District Office. Eligible low to moderate income parents and persons with disabilities may apply for up to $35,000 in loans for Transportation or Assistive devices. Loans are granted by eligible lenders and administered by the AT Network. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or walk in to apply for service. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for rehabilitation services. People who need medical services or equipment may be asked to pay a part of the cost on an ability-to-pay basis.
Application Procedure
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Address

888 South Figueroa Ste. 900

Los Angeles , CA 90017 (Physical)

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Website

www.dor.ca.gov
Service hours
Monday through Thursday, and last Friday of the month, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

TDD

(213) 736-3960

Service/Intake

(213) 736-3904 (916) 558-5480 (Blind Field Services)

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