Durable Medical Equipment
Organization: Project MEND (Medical Equipment Network for those with Disabilities)
1201 Austin Street
San Antonio,TX 78208
We receive donated previously owned medical equipment from the greater community and businesses, refurbish, repair, and sanitize these items, then provide them to low-income persons with disabilities.
Mission: Our mission is to provide access to durable medical equipment and fitted mobility devices for low-income persons with disabilities so they can live as independently as possible.
Who is eligible to receive services through this program?: Low income persons with disabilities; must provide a doctor's prescription for the medical equipment being requested; proof of residence with a current address; picture ID; SS Card; proof of income.
Where does this program provide services?: Bexar County; Coastal Bend Region; a home assessment can be done for Bexar County residents only
Do clients pay for services?: Yes
How are fees determined?: Clients requiring electric wheelchairs or power chairs are requested to pay for the cost of batteries which usually averages $128 to $275 for a set of 2; the cost depends on the size of the batteries.