Hearing aids can be some of the most complicated and expensive types of assistive technology. Here are link to useful information and financial resources for obtaining hearing aids.
All About Hearing Aids
Questions and answers about choosing and using hearing aids from the National Institutes of Health
DCATP DC Funds
Provides low cost financial loans to purchase assistive technology, including hearing aids.
This program offers eligible DC residents a reimbursement to offset the cost of purchasing a hearing aid. Residents that have already purchased a hearing aid from June 1, 2018 onward, can also qualify for the reimbursement.
DC Government agencies for individuals with disabilities and seniors
The following are national resources for hearing aid information and financial assistance.
Hearing Loss Association of America
Also has local chapters for information and support
Amplifon Hearing Health Care
Information on how to choose a hearing aid, finding providers, financing options and more
American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
Information and funding resources through local agencies and programs
Insurance and financial assistance options for hearing aids.
National Hearing Aid Project
Accepts donations of used hearing aids for refurbishing, reuse and redistributes to qualified applicants
Starkey Hearing Foundation
The Hear Now Program provides financial assistance for low income applicants
Lower priced hearing aids
Provides lower cost hearing aids and services
Online low cost hearing aids
Better Hearing Institute
Financial assistance guide
Supports individuals with limited income to obtain hearing aids
Resources for Seniors
A list of other resources for seniors