Located in Goshen Connecticut, Goshen Community Care and Hospice has many items for loan thanks to grant funds and donated items. If you are in Goshen or a surrounding town and in need of medical equipment or supplies, please see the list of items in our loan closet below. Please call to check availability and to arrange for pick-up (delivery may be available). If you have items to donate, please call the office 860-491-4673(HOPE)
We recently received a donation of a Jazzy motorized wheelchair and a custom tilting wheelchair. Please call for information on these items.
Items in our Medical Closet
- Standard walkers
- Rolling walkers with seats
- Shower Chairs
- Shower Benches
- Portable aluminum ramp
- Transport wheelchairs
- Blood pressure monitors
If you are interested in borrowing any equipment from GCC&H call us at (860) 491- HOPE 4673
Disposable items also available
We also have received donations of disposable incontinent briefs.
Other loan closets in Connecticut:
Hospital for Special Care in New Britain https://hfsc.org/community/equipment-exchange/
Orphan Grain Train in Terryville https://www.ogt.org/branches/new-england/
Help services https://cornwallct.org/government/help-services/
Simsbury Loan Locker https://www.simsbury-ct.gov/aging-and-disability-commission/pages/medical-equipment-loan-locker
Sullivan Senior Center https://www.torringtonct.org/activities-programs-services
Wheel it Forward https://www.wheelitforwardusa.org/how-it-works-borrow
Charlie’s Closet https://givct.org/charlies-closet/
On June 30th, 2016, Goshen Community Care & Hospice was awarded a grant in the amount of $ 2,000 from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation.
This grant was made possible by funding from the Ruth and Robert Cron Endowment Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation. GCC&H has a lending loan closet with durable medical equipment which is available to residents. With this grant, GCC&H has purchased two rolling walkers with seats and two portable aluminum wheelchair ramps to accommodate 1-3 steps.