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PA 2-1-1 North East
Description of Service
Provide Assistive Technology Services as an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). Services include:
Training and Technical Assistance
Acquisition of Assistive Technology Services
Equipment Reutilization (REEP & A New Start)
Assistance with Funding Resources
Their Technology Lending Library loans devices for free for a trial period of 2 to 8 weeks. Through Pennsylvania’s Telecommunication Device Distribution Program (PIAT), they provide specialized equipment, without charge, to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities that impede independent access to telephone services. A New Start provides gently used medical equipment and assistive technology devices to individuals who are unable to obtain what they need through ordinary channels. Their goal is to reutilize home medical equipment and other devices that are sitting around unused, and give the equipment to someone in need.