Assistive Tech Loan Fund Authority

ATLFA

ATFLA is a state government authority set in place to make low-interest loans to residents of Virginia that require assistive technology or home modifications.

Eligibility

  • Virginia resident
  • Have a disability
  • Maximum of $50,000 given in loan
.
  • Caretakers of people with disability are also eligible to apply.

What AT is Covered

A huge variety of assistive technology or specialized equipment is covered.


Examples


  • Wheelchairs or Scooters
  • Vision or Hearing Aids
  • Stair Lifts
  • Communication Devices
  • Vehicles with Modifications
  • Building Modifications
  • Materials to facilitate telework

Steps for Accessing Funds

Fill out the ATLFA Direct Loan Application and the ATLFA Personal Information Application and send both forms directly to the ATLFA.

The following supporting documents are required:

  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Disability related to the request
  • Buyer's order from the vendor where the accommodation will be purchased

Who & Where to ask questions and send proposals

Questions can be asked directly to ATFLA. The easiest method is through one of the following two phone numbers: 804-662-9000 or 866-835-5976.


Applications can be sent to ATLFA 1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 107 Richmond, Virginia 23229.

Resources to Help with ATLFA

Assistance in completing the applications can be obtained through the Center for Independent Living within the area of residence of the person applying. Information on the Center for Independent Living can be found at http://www.vadrs.org/cbs/cils.htm.