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Wheelchairs & Health Care Equipment


Wheelchairs & Health Care Equipment

We have programs that help Nova Scotians with disabilities access wheelchairs, assistive devices and health care equipment. For information about any of the following programs, please contact Heidi Wallace at wheelchairs@easterseals.ns.ca or at 902.453.6000 ext. 229.

Tetra and Easter Seals Nova Scotia

Easter Seals Nova Scotia has partnered with the Halifax chapter of the Tetra Society of North America to run and promote Tetra’s assistive devices program. Tetra recruits skilled volunteers such as technologists, technicians, engineers, and tradespeople to create customized assistive devices for Nova Scotians with disabilities.
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In partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, clients of Community Services younger than 65 (and who meet program criteria) may obtain a wheelchair based on a medical prescription from a health care professional.  
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Assistive Devices

We also help applicants acquire a wide variety of equipment including wheelchairs and seating inserts, walkers and home safety equipment. 
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Equipment Repairs

If you are a client of the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services and need repairs to your wheelchair, you’re eligible to apply to our Equipment Repair program.
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Donated Equipment

We accept and receive donated wheelchairs and other mobility equipment which can be updated, refurbished or repurposed for others’ use. Let us know if you have some equipment you’d like to donate, or if you could benefit from this program. *Please note that tax receipts will only be issued for equipment donations where an original purchase receipt is provided at the time of donation.* For more information please contact Heidi Wallace at wheelchairs@easterseals.ns.ca or at 902.453.6000 ext. 229.

Due to space and usage limitations, please contact us at 902.453.6000 ext 229 prior to dropping off your equipment donations. Thank you.