Resources for Low Cost Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can affect people of all ages and can occur suddenly or gradually. It can be temporary or permanent and can be mild, moderate, severe or profound in degree. 

Hearing loss in children  congenital, disease, ear infection

Noise and aging are the most common causes of hearing loss in adults. 

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Please contact


This is a DC government funded agency for persons with disabilities and seniors
DC Center for Independent Living

This is a local hearing loss information resource. Russell may be

able to give you other info not listed here

Hearing Loss Association of America
Russell Misheloff, DC Chapter President

The following are national resources for hearing aid assistance either at no cost or low cost. These are generally refurbished aids.

Starkey Hearing Foundation
Provides hearing aid assistance for individuals on low-income in the U.S.

Hear Now Program

Audient Alliance

National Hearing Aid Project
Provides hearing aids and hearing health services to low-income individuals.

Email: Meredith See,

Hearing Direct
Low cost hearing aids

Lions Clubs International

Many local Lions Clubs participate in the Lions Affordable Hearing Aid Project (AHAP). Get a Lion's Club hearing aid application by applying through your local Lions Club, which determines eligibility (based on income) and arranges testing by a hearing care professional. You can find your local Lions Club by using the Lions Clubs International directory. Alternatively, you can contact Lions AHAP at (630) 203-3837 or by e-mail. You can access the AHAP application form online.

Better Hearing Institute
Financial Assistance Guide

202-449-1100 – Voice

Miracle-Ear Foundation
The Miracle-Ear Foundation™ is designed to support underserved Americans with a limited income and no other resources for hearing aids, such as insurance, Medicaid, VA, or other state or federal programs. Visit a Miracle-Ear store to learn about eligibility or to apply.

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