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Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Senior Center Loan Closet 

Mondays & Thursdays from 2 - 3 PM 
1201 Park Avenue West

- The Loan Closet is located at the east end of the HPCC building, inside the brown gate.
- During hours of operation, the brown gate will be open and clients may come into the loan closet or gently beep their horn for in-car assistance.
- Please park in front of the open gate, parallel to the curb.
- A WAIVER must be signed in advance by the individual using the equipment and must be submitted, prior to checking out any equipment.
- Senior Center members & Highland Park residents may borrow medical equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, bath benches, crutches, etc.).  Items are available for an unlimited amount of time, free of charge.
- The Loan Closet will not open on City Holidays and during the Senior Center's Winter Break. 

A Loan Closet Sign-Out  form and a Universal Waiver  must be completed and signed by the individual who will be using the equipment, prior to its use.

Please DO NOT Drop Off ANY Medical Equipment outside of Loan Closet hours.

Items Accepted 
- ALL Items must be in pristine, clean, and full working  condition.
- Due to limited space, please call first, to inquire if we are in need of the items you are looking to donate.
- If your items do not meet these conditions, please feel free to call for alternative disposal locations.
  • Wheel Chairs: Must have both leg/foot rest attachments and working brakes.
  • Seated Walkers/Rollators: Must have fully working brakes.
  • Knee Rollers:  Must have fully working brakes.
  • Walkers:  Please inquire prior to donating! Must open and close freely.
  • Commodes: Please inquire prior to donating!  
  • Shower Chairs and Stools: Must be sturdy, with even footing.
  • Canes: Must be in sturdy, with appropriate footing.
  • Crutches: Aluminum only; must have clean armpit and hand padding,
  • Portable Ramps
  • Disposable Undergarments: Must be in unopened packaging.
  • Bed Pads: Must be in unopened packaging.
  • Grabbers and Sock Helpers
We are NOT able to accept the following large items, however we do keep a list of "In Search Of Items" and "Looking to Donate Items",  and we will do our best to match people from these lists.
  • Beds/Hospital Beds
  • Hoyer Lifts
  • Lift/Reclining Chairs
  • Electric Wheel Chairs
  • Motorized Scooters

Please 847.432.4110 for further details and to schedule an appointment.

Loan Closet Sign-Out Form

Universal Waiver