Funds for People with Disabilities

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Funds for People with Disabilities

Temporary Emergency Funds for Individuals with Disabilities

RAMP has been gifted monies to help individuals with disabilities with unexpected and emergent needs during the COVID-19 crisis. If you or someone you  know has been negatively affected by COVID-19 and/or the shelter in place order and find barriers to basic needs, you may be eligible for this assistance. RAMP is working diligently to find and purchase basic personal protection equipment and supplies for those who cannot obtain them on their own. Please note RAMP cannot guarantee all needs can be met.

Examples of items we may be able to assist with:

  • Nutritional needs such as groceries/food (including delivery costs)
  • Shelf stable meals, including non-perishables &
  • Personal hygiene items/sanitation needs/adult under garments & pads
  • Disposable hygiene wipes/Disposable gloves
  • Disinfectant items such as hand sanitizer & hand soap
  • Disposable disinfectant wipes
  • Disinfectant cleaning products
  • Personal medical care needs and medical supplies
  • Diabetes test strips, catheters, oxygen, etc.
  • Incontinence products
  • Home first aid kits (OHSA approved)
  • Transportation to and from physician/medical appointments
  • Transportation to and from pharmacy for Rx pickups or delivery costs
  • Transportation to and from medical supply providers or delivery costs
  • Rent, utility cost and other household related cost
  • Other emergency needs as they relate to COVID-19

Please contact your local RAMP office:

Winnebago County Office: (815) 968-7467

Stephenson County Office (815) 233-1128

DeKalb County Office (815) 756-3202

Boone County Office (815) 544-8404

If you are currently working with a RAMP Advocate, please contact them directly to discuss how we can help. RAMP staff will work with you to determine eligibility and help you access community resources.

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