mPower! Financing Adaptive Equipment & Technology

Program Description

mPower Webinar screenshotRecorded: November 21, 2013 – This webinar explores Maine’s mPower Loan Program – offering low interest financing that increases the purchasing power of people with disabilities in Maine.

Jeremy Libby, Independent Living Specialist from Alpha One reviews the mPower Loan Program application process and loan eligibility. The mPower Loan Program was created more than 20 years ago as a revolving fund and hundreds of loans have been made and paid back over the years. The presentation will outline many types of adaptive equipment, assistive technology, vehicles and home access modifications that can be bought using mPower funds.


Jeremy Libby is an Independent Living Specialist working with Alpha One, Maine’s Center for Independent Living, since 2009. He specializes in resources for funding assistive technology, accessible home renovations, and adapted recreation. He earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of Maine in 2004 and works at Alpha One’s satellite office in Bangor, Maine.