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Financing Your Handicap Van

Many wheelchair van buyers aren't aware of all of the free and low cost mobility financing and funding sources available such as disability grants to help offset the cost of an accessible van or vehicle. Wheelchair van funding can be acquired through one or multiple sources such as finance packages through accessible van loans, disability grants, government programs for the disabled, Veterans (VA) programs, churches, and disability foundations related to individual disabilities. AMS Vans offers the most complete list of handicap van and mobility financing resources available for disabled people to help with funding or financing a wheelchair accessible van.

 

AMS Vans and Handicap Van Loans

AMS Vans works with a large network of handicap van loan programs that can help you finance a wheelchair van. Browse through the list of wheelchair van loans to see which loan programs can work for you. These banks understand the needs of mobility and have years of experience helping customers set up the best handicap van loans with mobility financing options such as penalty-free early payoffs, low interest rates, and terms as long as 10 years. Listed below, you will find a large resource of mobility funding programs to help you buy a new handicap van listed below such as disability grants, government programs, veterans associations, and more.

 

Other Wheelchair Van Funding Resources:

Wheelchair Van Loans
Find wheelchair van loans for people with disabilities to help fund a handicap accessible van or a mobility van conversion. Mobility loans for the disabled offer extra advantages and options such as penalty-free early payoffs, low interest rates, and terms as long as 10 years.

Disability Grants for Handicap Van Funding
Nationwide and local or state disability grants can help fund your wheelchair accessible van or other mobility needs such as equipment or individual financial needs.

Government Grants
Find government grants for the disabled nationwide to help pay for a mobility van or other finance needs. Money can be found with patience and through researching all the various government programs

Disabled Veterans Grants and Loans
There are multiple disabled veterans grant and loan funding sources available to veterans with a disability to help pay for a handicap accessible minivan. Public government programs as well as private companies offer disabled Veterans free money with grants or loans at great rates.

Disabled Child Grants for Special Needs Children
Taking care of a disabled or special needs child can be a challenging task, especially when you have limited resources. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of grants, financing programs, and other loans provided on the internet to help fund handicap equipment such as wheelchair accessible vans for your baby, infant, toddler, child, or young teenager.

Medicare Grants for Senior Citizens
Information about medicare grants in the United States for the elderly and disabled.

Church Grants and Fundraisers
Churches often provide grants or other financial help for disabled people to buy a wheelchair van or other mobility needs. Also speak to your local church about holding a fundraiser event to help you or your disabled loved one find funding.

 

National Funding with Grant and Loans By Disability or Injury Type:

Spinal Cord Injuries - Grants and Loans
Find grants and loans specifically created for people with Spinal Cord Injuries to receive help funding a handicap van or other adaptive equipment needs. Foundations and programs have been established nationwide and locally to get you the funding to regain your mobility with accessible transportation.

 

Additional Handicap Van Funding and Finance Resources:

Employer Funding - Employers are required to pay for assistive technology, mobility equipment, and other accommodations if the request meets the criteria for a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Businesses with 30 or fewer employees (or $1,000,000 or less per year in total revenue) can receive a tax credit for the cost of accommodations provided to an employee (or customer) with a disability. This credit covers 50% of eligible expenditures up to $10,000 with a maximum credit per year of $5000. Contact the IRS for more info and mobility financing through employer funding..

Car Insurance - Liability insurance sometimes covers the cost of the van conversion.

 

Business / Fleet Mobility Financing:

Commerical Fleet Financing - provides company financing for commercial equipment through building partnerships.

 

State and Local Disability Grants and other Funding Help:

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia (Washington DC)

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii:
Assistive Tech. Resource Centers of Hawaii (ATRC)

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Mississippi

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

 

 

We understand the challenges of acquiring financial resources for funding your mobility with a wheelchair accessible vehicle. We're always in search of wheelchair van finance or mobility funding programs for your benefit.

Please be aware that not all foundations will be set up to accept grant requests for handicap vans to individuals. Details listed above are based on the information on the foundation's website. If a foundation you contact does not offer individual mobility grants, or if you know of additional disability grants or handicap loan finance programs, please contact us. We are building the largest source of grants, loans, and mobility finance programs online.

Help us build our list of funding opportunities for financing handicap vans! If you know additional mobility funding sources such as loans, grants, foundations, free money, or other finance programs, drop us an email, and we'll add them to our list!


New Conversions and Used Wheelchair Vans for Sale

AMS Vans offers affordable accessible mobility vans, minivans, trucks, and SUV’s available in all of the major brands. Browse our inventory and find the perfect van that suits your needs. Don't buy just any used accessible van, ours are fully reconditioned.

Wheelchair Van Specials

2002 Handicap Van for Sale - 2002 Ford E-Series Cargo E-150 Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: 1FDRE14LX2HA04950

Ford E-Series Cargo E-150
Braun Braun Lift Conversion

$11,999 $12,999


  • Stock #: 20020199
  • Mileage: 119,935 Miles
  • Color: White
  • Ramp/Lift: Side Entry Lift Pwr
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: N/A
2020 Handicap Van for Sale - 2020 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: W2Z4EFHY1LT028127

Freightliner Sprinter 2500
AMS Sprinter Rear or Side Conversion

$59,999 $60,499


  • Stock #: 20080143
  • Mileage: 10 Miles
  • Color: White
  • Ramp/Lift: Side or Rear Entry Lift
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: Backup Camera, Bluetooth
2019 Handicap Van for Sale - 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Wheelchair Accessible Van VIN: 2C7WDGCG2KR796214

Dodge Grand Caravan SXT
AMS Vans Galaxy Conversion

$53,999 $55,999


  • Stock #: D1915238
  • Mileage: 12 Miles
  • Color: Gray
  • Ramp/Lift: Side Entry In-Floor Pwr
  • Location: Call for Details
  • Features: Backup Camera, Bluetooth, Leather, 3YR/36K Conv Wrty, Navigation System, Remote Start, Driver Pwr. Seat Base, Kneeling, Lowered Floor
Wheelchair van exterior and interior quality inspection

Vehicle Exterior


Exterior Appearance Inspection

  • Panel alignment/fit
  • Headlamp, taillamp/lens condition
  • Windshield/glass condition
  • Paint chips and scratches
  • Body damage/dents/dings
  • Trim and moldings

Vehicle Identification

  • In place and matching
  • Inspect certification label (federal requirement)
  • Check VIN label to paperwork
  • Check for non-completed recalls

Exterior Lights Function Properly and Illuminate as Designed

  • Headlights hi/low (including aim)
  • Parking lights/fog lights
  • License plate lights
  • Side marker lights
  • Tail lights / backup lights
  • Turn signal and cornering lights
  • Brake and high-mount stoplights
  • Emergency Flashers

Keys

  • Vehicle has 2 master key with remote entry (if applicable) and 2 valet key, flat key
  • Programmed to immobilizer

Door Lock System

  • Door opens/closes smoothly using interior and exterior door handles
  • Doors cannot be opened when lock button is in lock position
  • 2-turn unlock feature functions properly
  • Remote entry system operates properly
  • Theft-deterrent system functions properly
  • Child safety locks
  • Wireless door lock operation

Vehicle Interior


Interior Appearance Inspection

  • Seats: front/rear
  • Steering wheel/airbags
  • Armrests/door handles
  • Lower door and sill plates
  • Gearshift selection handle
  • Radio/AC control markings
  • Headliners/sun visors

Seat Belts

  • Extend/retract smoothly
  • Free of twists, cuts or signs of wear
  • Buckles lock securely

Seat Operation

  • Lumbar support operation
  • Memory control operates properly*
  • Headrest functions properly
  • Heaters function properly*
  • Seat cushion angle and height adjustment
  • Seatback angle adjustment

Power Windows / Locks

  • Function Properly

Trunk/Fuel Lid Release

  • Functions Properly (interior)

Glove Compartment

  • Contains portfolio, owner's manual, supplement

Steering Wheel

  • Tilt/telescopic functionability
  • Horn functions properly
  • Steering wheel controls
  • Steering wheel locks
  • Warning chime (key in -- door open)

Windshield Wiper

  • Functions in hi/low/intermittent
  • Wiper blades clean properly
  • Rain sensing wipers*

Dashboard Lights Illuminate as Designed

  • Turn signal: left/right
  • High beam indicator
  • Emergency flashers
  • Instrument panel control knob
  • Waring lights: oil pressure, brake, fuel, charge, seatbelt, open door, engine check, rear light failure, ABS, SRS
  • Check operation of guages

Rear Defogger

  • Functions properly

Air Conditioner / Heater

  • Climate control system functions properly for both heating and cooling

Interior Lights

  • Dome/map/vanity mirror/courtesy lamps/foot function properly

Audio/Navigation System

  • Power/volume switch functions properly
  • Preset station indicator
  • Cassette/CD function (scan, seek, rewind, fast forward) operates properly
  • Navigation system operates properly*
  • Speakers sound clear
  • CD cartridge (if applicable)

Sunroof

  • Tilt/slide operates properly

Clock/Cigarette Lighters/Ashtray/Cupholders

  • Function properly

Outside/Inside Rearview Mirrors

  • Power controls function properly

Luggage Compartment


Luggage Compartment

  • Spare tire size, sidewall condition, tread depth and air pressure
  • Spare tire and attaching hardware, cover, jack, jack tools and wheel lock (if applicable) are present, properly installed and secure
  • Manual fuel lid release operates

Under The Hood


Engine Hood Release

  • Interior release operates properly

The Following Fluid Levels Meet Industry Standard

  • Engine oil replaced and proper level
  • Automatic transmission fluid level
  • Brake fluid level
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Engine coolant fluid level
  • Washer fluid level

Engine Mechanical

  • Excessive fuel pump noise
  • Cooling system (radiator, overflow tank, hoses, coolant level)
  • Water pump (noise/leaks)
  • Air filter (replace as necessary)
  • Inspect oil for contaminants
  • Engine noise (knocks, rattles)
  • Transmission noise (whines, clunks)
  • Belts (wear or damage)
  • Check engine diagnostics

Battery

  • No damage or leakage and proper group size/amp rating
  • Tests to standards

Engine Fans

  • Function properly

Under the Vehicle

Tires (Minimum tread depth 5/32")

  • FL: _______/32"
  • RL: _______/32"
  • FR: _______/32"
  • RR: _______/32"
  • Sidewall condition
  • Proper size, type and match
  • Tire pressure

Wheels

  • Condition/size/fit
  • Check wheel lug-nut torque

Brake Inspection (Minimum 6mm of pad material required)

  • FL: _______mm
  • RL: _______mm
  • FR: _______mm
  • RR: _______mm
  • Rotors show no signs of excessive wear, warpage or heat damage
  • Calipers, lines, and hoses show no sign of excessive wear or leakage
  • Parking brake assemblies, cables, and attaching hardware show no sign of excessive wear or damage

Chassis Inspection (No sign of damage or excessive wear)

  • Frame rails and floor pan
  • Subframe
  • Engine mounts and oil pan for leaks
  • Brake lines and couplings
  • Transmission case/pan for leaks
  • Drive shaft boots and CV joints
  • Fuel lines, fuel tank, hoses and protectors
  • Steering rack, linkage, bushings, control arms and dust boots
  • Differential assembly, drive shaft and related components
  • Exhaust system (including leakage)
  • Transmission mounts
  • Tie rods, ball joints, idler arm
  • Catalytic converter
  • Struts/shocks for operation/leaks

Under Vehicle Fluid Levels

  • Differential lubricant level -- check for contaminants

Road Test (Vehicle Operation)


Engine

  • Start-up
  • Idles normally
  • While driving, engine performs normally
  • Starter system operates normally
  • Shift Lock

Brakes

  • Brake and parking brake function normally
  • Brake and clutch pedal height, free play and travel meet specs.

Indicator Lights

  • No warning lights illuminate during road test

Transmission

  • T/M shifts properly (both power/normal mode)
  • TRAC/VSC and ECT control functions and indicator lights function properly

Steering/Suspension

  • Steering operation is normal
  • Off-center psecifications meet standards
  • Handling, straight-line operations

Cruise Control

  • Functions properly

Noise or Vibration

  • None present

Squeaks or Rattles

  • None present

* -- If Applicable

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Service Guarantee

AMS Vans promises to deliver the best wheelchair accessible van available on the market today..... simply put if you are not fully satisfied with your wheelchair accessible van upon delivery---you can refuse it at no cost to you.

With nearly two decades of experience; manufacturing, selling, and delivering over 12,000 vans nationwide, our dedicated team of certified technicians will not allow your van to leave our Atlanta facility until its right!

Please contact one of our experienced Mobility Specialists today and ask about our three step quality control process.

AMS Vans looks forward to serving your family by providing you with a van that is worthy of our own.

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Get Financing for Purchase or Leasing

AMS Vans is an automotive dealership for people who need an affordable accessible vehicle and financing options. If you have bad credit, low credit, no credit or have been turned down in the past due to bankruptcy, we can help you get a car loan through a special finance lender.

We advise calling first for details at 1-800-775-8267. Otherwise, click the link below to start the credit application.


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