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Our Programs

LOANS

 

 

Assistive Technology Loans
Assistive Technology Loans can be used for any type of assistive technology device or service, including vehicle modifications and home modifications.
AT loan details

WCB Loans
We manage the Washington Council of the Blind’s Member Equipment Loan Fund. If you are a WCB member, you can apply for a Zero Interest Loan for assistive technology that helps mitigate the impact of blindness or low vision and/or hearing impairment or deaf-blindness. WCB Zero Interest loan details

Business Loans
Business Equipment Loans can be used for business equipment and related services that will enable you to work as an entrepreneur or an employee. For example, to set up a business you might need a loan to purchase a computer and a fax machine. Business Equipment loan details

FINANCIAL

COACHING

 

One-on-one Financial Coaching
Northwest Access Fund provides FREE one-on-one financial coaching regarding:

  • Credit
  • Savings (including ABLE Accounts and IDAs)
  • Debt
  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Benefits
  • Assistive Technology Needs

Our friendly and professional coaches can meet with you in person (in Seattle), over the phone, or by video conference.

 IDAs

 

 

Individual Development Accounts (Matched Savings)
Double your money with an Individual Development Account! “IDAs” are matched savings accounts established to help low-income households purchase important assets. Every dollar a person saves is matched by one dollar. Northwest Access Fund has an IDA program for Assistive Technology.

IDA details