Accessibility News

Accessibility News

Ramp Builders, Organizations and Projects in Alaska

Alaska list of charitable organizations that build wheelchair ramps for people in desperate need of a ramp, but do not have a source of funding.

Philanthropy for Home Builders Alaska

Organization: Philanthropy for Home Builders Alaska

Home builders and remodelers are giving back to their communities in creative ways that go beyond simply writing a check: donating man-hours, mentoring, building playhouses for sick children or ramps for people in wheelchairs.

Address: various local companies
Story: Philanthropy for Home Builders Alaska
Service Area: Anchorage, AK

Environmental Modification Home Accessibility Program

Organization: Environmental Home Accessibility Program

Alaskans who are ill, frail or injured may need a wheelchair ramp or other changes to their home to maintain their independence.
If they are eligible for one of Alaska's Medicaid waivers, the state “environmental modification,” or E-Mod, program may help pay for accessibility construction projects:

Website: Environmental Home Accessibility Profram
Story: Community comes through for Couple in Need (PDF)
Contact Info: 1-800-478-999
Coordinator: Andy Sandusky
Service Area: statewide

Access Alaska

Organization: Access Alaska

A non-profit Iindependent Living Center, provides accessibility modifications in the homes of qualified individuals with disabilities in Alaska.

Contact Info: 800-770-4488
Coordinator: [email protected]
Service Area: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Mat-Su

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