Health Equipment Loan Program

A community-based, volunteer-run program that provides short-term loans of basic health equipment, by donation, to those recovering from surgery or injury, or living with mobility limitations. Available equipment includes wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, bath aids, toileting aids, walking aids, and aids to daily living.

Please phone ahead to one of the depots to confirm availability of equipment and hours of operation.

For a directory of local community sites and hours in Kitimat, Smithers, Terrace, and Prince Rupert:

Address / Contact Info

Canadian Red Cross - British Columbia and Yukon
Multiple Locations BC

Phone Numbers

Northern BC/Yukon : 1-800-278-7177

Service Details

Referral criteria: All equipment loans require a referral from a regulated health care professional, provided in writing or verbally. Please call or see website for location near you.
Languages spoken: English

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 27 Jun 2018.