Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Independent Living Through Technology

IATP ATLOAN$

Illinois Loans for Assistive Technology

As a nonprofit direct lender, IATP offers consumer installment loans to assist qualifying applicants in purchasing needed assistive technology. Eligible applicants must be:

  • individuals with disabilities and/or health conditions age 18 or older; or
  • family members, guardians, advocates and/or authorized representatives of the individual; and
  • residents of the State of Illinois

IATP ATLOAN$ are available to purchase assistive technology for daily living, education, employment, community living, sports and leisure, and health related needs. IATP offers three distinct types of loans to qualified applicants:

  • AT Loan - minimum of $1,001.00 to a maximum of $30,000.00
  • Credit Builder AT Loan - minimum of $250.00 to a maximum of $1,000.00
  • Home Modification Loan -  a maximum of $5,000.00

Some Facts about IATP ATLOAN$

  • Available to all income levels but primarily serves those who have had difficulty in obtaining traditional bank loans
  • Uses comprehensive information and considerations in determining credit worthiness
  • Offers credit builder loans to qualifying individuals with no credit or extremely poor credit so they may improve their credit rating and acquire AT
  • Offers financial education
  • Recommends alternative resources and funding to help individuals acquire AT 
  • Alternative finance program was established in 2001
  • Direct lender since 2010,  licensed through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Financial Institutions

How to apply for IATP ATLOAN$?

Simply complete an online application at:

IATP ATLOAN$ Application

Questions contact Wanda @ (217)522-7985 or wparbs@iltech.org