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Adaptive Environments Center - Adaptive Environments has compliance guides to help business owners identify physical and communication barriers in their facilities. Specialized guides are available for supermarkets, food service, community buildings, and schools. 
http://www.adaptiveenvironments.org/index.php

 

Building Materials Exchange - The Exchange offers recycled housing materials for purchase to Maine families to maintain and repair their homes. The Exchange requires a membership and is based on household income.
http://www.hud.gov/local/me/consumer/2002-09-23a.cfm

 

Directory of Home Modifications - Maine - This is a resource on home modification that describes where to go for help, steps to take and resource links.
http://www.usc.edu/dept/gero/nrcshhm/directory/

 

The Home Ramp Project - This website is a manual on How to Build Wheelchair Ramps for Homes. There are a number of tips included, such as the suggestions on the slope of the ramp and possible funding sources.
http://www.wheelchairramp.org/

 

MPower Adaptive Equipment Loan Program (formerly Kim Wallace) - This loan program provides assistance to individuals with disabilities for the purchase, construction or installation of any product or equipment that promotes mobility, or improves independence and quality of life. 
http://www.alphaonenow.com/index.php?page=mpower

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