Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use

New Maryland Program
***NOW ACCEPTING DONATIONS***
 
The Maryland Department of Aging is providing durable medical equipment (DME) to Marylanders with any illness, injury, or disability, regardless of age, at no cost. All equipment will be sanitized, repaired, and redistributed to Marylanders in need.  

This service will improve the quality of life for many Maryland residents and provides them the opportunity to avoid costlier levels of care. 

How can you help?

*URGENT NEED FOR WHEELCHAIRS TO SUPPORT COVID VACCINATION SITES*

We are in need of new and gently used Durable Medical Equipment (DME) donations

Donations needed:

Wheelchairs 
Power Wheelchairs & Power Scooter
Rollators and Walkers
Toilet and Shower Supports
All Pediatric Equipment 
Bathroom aids 
Hospital beds 

Donation Collection Centers – Locations and Hours 

*Locations and Hours temporarily limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic*​

Baltimore City

 

Northwest Transfer Station (Baltimore City residents ONLY) 

5030 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD 21215
Monday - Saturday 7:00am – 5:00pm 
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations 

Quarantine Road Landfill - Citizen's Convenience Drop-Off (Baltimore City residents ONLY) 
6100 Quarantine Rd, Baltimore, MD 21226
Monday - Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm 
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations ​
Waxter Center for Senior Citizens – Baltimore City 
1000 Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD 21201 
Wednesday from 9:00am - 12:00pm 
Phone: 410-396-1324
Directions: Please us the main Cathedral St. entrance for COVID screening – staff will direct you where to place DME donations ​​

Caroline County

 
Midshore I Landfill (Talbot, Caroline, Kent & Queen Anne’s County residents ONLY)
7341 Barkers Landing Road, Easton, MD 21601 
Monday - Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Sat: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations

Dorchester County

 

Delmarva Community Services – Dorchester County 

2450 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD 21613
Mon & Wed 9:00am – 2:00pm 
Phone: 410-221-1930
Directions: Please call the MAP Office 410-221-1930 in advance to schedule a donation drop-off​

Harford County

 

Harford County Waste Disposal Center (Harford County residents ONLY) 

3241 Scarboro Rd, Street, MD 21154
Monday - Saturday 7:00am – 3:00pm 
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations ​

Kent County

 

Midshore I Landfill (Talbot, Caroline, Kent & Queen Anne’s County residents ONLY)

7341 Barkers Landing Road, Easton, MD 21601 
Monday - Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Sat: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations​

Montgomery County

 

Easterseals – Montgomery County 

1420 Spring St. Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tues & Thurs 10:00am – 3:00pm
Phone: 301-920-9765​
Directions: Pull up to the main entrance, upon arrival call 301-920-9765 to alert staff you are outside with a medical equipment donation. Staff will then come out to retrieve your donation. ​

Prince George's County

 
Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use Center – Prince George’s County 
11701 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623 
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm 
Phone: 240-230-8000

Directions: Please donate at the large overhead door on the south side of the warehouse​

Queen Anne's County

 

Midshore I Landfill (Talbot, Caroline, Kent & Queen Anne’s County residents ONLY)

7341 Barkers Landing Road, Easton, MD 21601 
Monday - Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Sat: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations​

Talbot County

 

Midshore I Landfill (Talbot, Caroline, Kent & Queen Anne’s County residents ONLY)

7341 Barkers Landing Road, Easton, MD 21601 
Monday - Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm 
Sat: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations​

Washington County

 

Horizon Goodwill Industries – Washington County

200 N. Prospect St. Hagerstown, MD 21740
Mon, Wed, & Fri from 9:00am – 1:00pm 
Phone: 301-733-7330
Directions: Please use Prospect St. warehouse entrance for COVID screening - staff will direct you where to place DME donations​
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Each donation will be sanitized, repaired, and provided to an individual in need.

Need DME to improve your mobility or make daily activities easier? 

Following the pandemic, DME will be available to the public on a regular basis.  Please stay tuned for information on how to receive equipment. 

11701 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623 

For questions, please see our FAQ's below. If you still need assistance, please email DME.MDOA@maryland.gov​ (email is preferred) or call 240-230-8000

​ Frequently Asked Questions

What items can I donate?

 

We accept Durable and Home Medical Equipment that can be refurbished and given to someone in need. 

We Accept:  Hospital beds, wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, power scooters, mechanical “Hoyer” lifts, lift chairs, sit to stand lifts, walkers, medical reclining “Geri chairs”, rollators, shower chairs, tub transfer benches, toilet safety rails, canes, crutches, commodes, lift chairs, and overbed tables.

We Do Not Accept:  Any heavily soiled or corroded equipment, stair lifts, respiratory equipment (oxygen machines and tanks, CPAP’s, suction machines, etc.), orthopedic braces such as walker boots and back braces, non-medical items such as standard household beds, household furniture or clothing.​

Where can I donate such items?

 

You can always bring donations directly to our Re-Use Center at 11701 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623.  If you call ahead, you’ll be assured there is someone available to receive your donation, call 240-230-8000.  We accept donations Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  All donations must come to the overhead door on the south side of the building (follow the new pavement).  There is a doorbell on the left side of the overhead door frame that you can ring for assistance.

Alternately, we have collection sites set up all around the State of Maryland.  Please see website for satellite site locations, hours, and directions.​

What do you do with the equipment after I donate it?

 

All equipment is transported to our Re-Use Center in Cheltenham, Maryland where it is sanitized, inspected, repaired if necessary, then put into inventory to later be distributed to individuals in need.​

What if I have other questions that aren’t addressed here?

 

Please, contact us!  The best way to get your questions answered is to call or email. We will do our very best to make the process as smooth and transparent as possible.  Call 240-230-8000 or email DME.MDOA@MARYLAND.GOV​

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