The Loan Closet is a free community resource unique to VNHC where you may borrow basic medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes and bathroom safety items.

The Loan Closet has been in operation since 1951 and is completely supported through private contributions, often from people who have benefited from this service.

To check on availability of equipment or make an appointment time please call 690-6235 or email

Click the link to see and print the Loan Closet Equipment Loan Form

Your tax deductible donations are appreciated and will ensure the Loan Closet is available to help the next family in need. Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care and Affiliates remains committed to providing this vital community service. If you would like to help support this effort click here to make a secure online gift.

The Loan Closet is open Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm and is located at:
602 E. Montecito Street (enter from E. Montecito Street,  at the back of the building)
Santa Barbara, CA

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Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care and Affiliates (VNHC) do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services, and activities, or in employment.
For further information about this policy as it pertains to patient services, programs and activities, contact the Compliance Director at (805) 965-5555 or email

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