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Grants & Funding

Resources Available in Tennessee to Assist with Costs for Driver Rehabilitation & Vehicle Modification

The following groups and organizations either provide financial assistance directly

or they help you track down the disability grants for which you may be eligible.

Contact all the relevant groups, and resources may likely be within reach.

Remember to talk to representatives at the local, state, and national chapters of

charitable organizations devoted to your specific disability.

These groups and organizations commonly provide grants, and they can direct you to other sources.

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The Tennessee Veterans Administration offers services and support to resident U.S. veterans. If your limited mobility is a result of participation in the military or from receiving VA-sponsored care, you may apply for a disability grant toward a handicap van.

312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 13th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2931

https://www.tn.gov/veteran/

email:  TN.Veterans@tn.gov

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS)

Follow the link below to the National MS Society and search for driving to locate more information.

 1-800-344-4867

 www.nationalmssociety.org

 TNS@NMSS.ORG

Tennessee Technology Access Program 

The Tennessee Technology Access Program (TTAP) is a statewide program designed to increase access to assistive devices and services.  Through four core programs: Funding Assistance, Device Demonstration, Device Loan, and Device Reutilization, TTAP and a network of assistive technology centers help provide people with disabilities find and get the tools they need to live independent, productive lives.  

Tennessee Technology Access Program
James K. Polk State Office Building, 15th Floor
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1403

Phone: 615-313-5183; Toll Free: 1-800-732-5059
TTY: 615-313-5695

Visit website here
Email: TN.TTAP@tn.gov

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Star Center

The Star Center in Tennessee can assist disabled state residents with assistive technology resources. If you are trying to find ways to pay for technologies, try the Star Center. 

 

1119 Old Humboldt Road
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-3888

http://www.star-center.org/

information@starcenter.tn.org

Tennessee Disability Coalition 

 The TN Disability Coalition is a group of individuals and organizations who promote participation for disabled residents. The Coalition can assist you in locating appropriate grants that can offset the costs of accessibility conversions and adaptive equipment. 

955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 383-9442 or (888) 643-7811

http://www.tndisability.org/

coalition@tndisability.org

Tennessee Statewide Independent Living Council

 The Tennessee SILC promotes access to transportation, housing, employment, and health resources as well as other aspects of independent living for disabled residents. They can assist you in searching for appropriate grants.

2601 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 255-0283

http://www.tndisability.org/statewide-independent-living-council-tennessee-inc

Mark_M@tnsilc.org

Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation Services

You can find help entering into or returning to employment through Tennessee VRS. If you require accommodating transportation to earn a living, you might qualify for a grant from this agency of the Department of Human Services.  

Citizens Plaza State Office Building
2nd Floor, 400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1403
(615) 313-4891 or (800) 270-1349

https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/ds/vocational-rehabilitation.html

 

Southeast ADA Center

The Southeast ADA Center will provide technical training and assistance.

It is one of 10 ADA centers across the country.  

1419 Mayson Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
1-800-949-4232
404-541-9001
 https://www.adasoutheast.org/

Tennessee Aging and Disability Resource Center

The ADRC provides assistance and information to adults with physical disabilities, older adults, caregivers, and professionals seeking services or programs available.


TN Commission on Aging and Disability
615-741-2056

https://www.tnaaad.org/

 

BraunAbility Finance 

BraunAbility Finance is a dedicated finance service offered by a manufacturer of accessible vehicles.  They have a team consisting of over 100 years of combined experience in finance and vehicle sales; they can help you find the payment plan right for you. 

BraunAbility Finance 

phone: 888-365-9417

www.braunability.com

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