- Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation, KATLC offers low interest loans for qualified applicants who need any type of equipment or home modification that will improve the quality of life or increase independence. http://www.katlc.ky.gov
Grants & Funding
- Hart-Supported Living Grant is for Kentuckians with disabilities to request funds for supports so they can live in their homes. https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dail/Pages/hslp.aspx
- Area Agencies on Aging and Independent Living/Disability Resource Mission: To preserve individual dignity, self respect and independence of Kentucky's elders and individuals with disabilities through leadership, education and delivery of programs and services.https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dail/Pages/default.aspx
- Kentucky Transitions is designed to create transitions opportunities for 3 groups of people: the elderly and disabled, individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities, and individuals with acquired brain injuries, all of whom shall have resided in a institution a min. of 6 consecutive months.
VA - Home Modification Grants
Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) Under the HISA program, veterans may receive assistance for any home improvement necessary for the continuation of treatment or for disability access to the home and essential lavatory and sanitary facilities. A veteran may receive both a HISA grant and either a SHA or SAH grant. The HISA program is available for both service- connected veterans and non service-connected veterans. Home improvement benefits up to $4,100 to service-connected veterans and home improvement benefits up to $1,200 to nonservice- connected veterans. http://www.prosthetics.va.gov/HISA2.asp
Specialty Adaptive Housing (SAH) The SAH grant is designed to help provide a barrier-free living environment that affords the individual a level of independent living they may not otherwise enjoy. Veterans and servicemembers with specific service-connected disabilities may be entitled to a grant for the purpose of constructing or modifying a home to meet their adaptive needs. This grant is currently limited to $63,780. https://vip.vba.va.gov/portal/SAH/SAHApplication
Special Home Adaptation (SHA) The SHA grant is for modifying an existing home to meet adaptive needs, such as assistance with mobility throughout the home. Veterans and servicemembers with specific service-connected disabilities may be entitiled to this type of grant. The grant is currently limited to $12,756. A temporary grant may be available to veterans and servicemembers who are/ will be temporarily residing in a home owned by a family member.