Need a new ramp for my father, are there any grants available?

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Garden Artist, I’m sorry, no one can remember the name of the volunteer organization who built the ramp - it was so long ago, but we do know they were connected to the Area Agency on Aging.
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Eyerishlass, how did you go about this? What did you have to do?
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Americans With Disabilities came out to our house and built a ramp for my dad and put in hand rails on the garage steps. No charge.
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I agree with the advice to check with your county's Area Agency on Aging. The social worker at the spinal cord rehab center where my dad was hooked us up with a program in our county for free ramps installed by a local contractor. We had to submit an application to the program's coordinator advising her of my dad's income, but apparently you didn't have to be low-income to qualify. 

The guy came out, took measurements, and ordered and installed a nice Prairie View ramp for our front step. It has worked out great and saved us a lot of hassle and worry at the time.
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Is your father a Veteran? If so, there is some assistance.

Whoever you hire will need to check with the Building Department in your community as there are specific slope standards to meet for ramps.

When I called a few years ago, I found there was also an inspection fee, and if I recall, it was quite steep. But that probably varies by community.

You might also ask the Alzheimer's Assn. as well as the AAA, and ask for a list of companies that do retrofitting. There are some companies that focus on assistive devices primarily if not exclusively.

TreeArtist, was it Habitat for Humanity that built the ramp? They do volunteer work for free.
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Good evening, Call your Area Agency on Aging. Through the AAA’s connections with a volunteer group (can’t remember the name), my parents had a ramp built for free.
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I would imagine your dad is in a wheelchair. May I ask what his condition is?
The reason I ask is that some disabilities (like MS) have groups or associations that have funding for that sort of thing.

Contact his doctor and ask him to write an order for a ramp. Then submit it to his insurance company for payment. I doubt that it will be granted but it's worth a try.

Could you hire an independent guy (like in front of Home Depot) to make one for you?

I know of no grants for ramps.
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