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 Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use

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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 is collected via donation and is 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?

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

Donations needed:

  • ​Wheelchairs
  • Power Wheelchairs & Power Scooters
  • Rollators and Walkers
  • Shower Chairs and Tub Transfer Benches
  • Bedside Commodes and Toilet Safety Rails
  • All Pediatric Equipment
  • Home Hospital Beds
  • Mechanical Lifts ​

Donation Collection Centers – Locations and Hours 

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

Anne Arundel County

 

Millersville Landfill - Central Recycling Center (Anne Arundel County residents ONLY) 

389 Burns Crossing Rd, Severn, MD 21144
Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you where to place DME donations 

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

Charles County

 

Pisgah Recycling Center (Charles County residents ONLY) 

6645 Mason Springs Rd, La Plata, MD 20646​ 

Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 5:00pm 

Directions: Upon arrival, inform staff you are donating DME – staff will direct you to the container where you can 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 ​

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region
4513 Philadelphia Rd, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm 
Directions: Donation collection shed is in the back parking lot – drive around the left side of the building to the red shed. Please place donations INSIDE the shed.


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

 
​Rockville Senior Center 
1150 Carnation Dr, Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm 
Directions: Donation collection container is in the back parking lot – drive past the Senior Center main entrance (on your right), take a right after the main entrance towards the back parking lot, the container is in the back left corner of the parking lot. Please place donations INSIDE the container.​

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 is sanitized, repaired, and provided to an individual in need.

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

Who is eligible?  

The beneficiary of the equipment must be a Maryland resident. We provide DME to Maryland residents with any injury, illness, or medical status, regardless of age, at no cost. 

How do you request DME to use?

A DME Request Form must be completed and submitted. Based on the type of equipment you are requesting, please select one of the forms below. 

To request the following Basic DME, click below: 

  • ​Canes, Crutches, and Walkers
  • Rollators
  • Shower Chairs and Tub Transfer Benches
  • Bedside Commodes and Toilet Safety Rails
  • Bedrails
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To request the following Complex DME​, click below: 

  • Manual Wheelchairs
  • Transport Wheelchairs
  • Power Wheelchairs
  • Power Scooters
  • Home Hospital Beds
  • Mechanical Lifts
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Note: If you would like to request both Basic AND Complex DME, follow the link to the Complex DME page above and complete a Complex DME form. If you are a healthcare provider initiating a request for a patient, complete a Complex DME form. If you are a healthcare professional seeking additional information, click here.

What happens after you submit a completed Request Form? 

After we receive and process a completed request form, we will contact the Requestor to notify them if the requested equipment is in-stock. If the equipment is in-stock, a pick-up appointment will be scheduled. Equipment pick up is by appointment only.  

​If you have any questions, please email DME.MDOA@maryland.gov or call 240-230-8000 to learn more.

​ 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. Call 240-230-8000 or email DME.MDOA@MARYLAND.GOV​

​​  FAQ.pdf

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We encourage you to print this flyer and share information about the Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use program. If you need additional marketing materials or images, please contact the Re-Use Center​. Please help us spread the word about the "Gift of Mobility."
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