Financial Assistance for Prosthetics

Disabled persons in need of prosthetic limbs, who are unable to afford such prosthetics, can apply for financial assistance.


Applicants must:

  • Need a prosthetic limb.
  • Be Bahamian.
  • Be without any financial assistance.


  1. The applicant visits the Disability Affairs Division Office and requests assistance from the Social Services Representative (SSR).
  2. The applicant is interviewed by the SSR to complete the Intake and Social History Report.
  3. The Intake and Social History Report is reviewed by a committee and a recommendation is made.
  4. The applicant is informed of the recommendation made about whether or not (s)he qualifies for the service.

This service can be accessed at the following location:

Disability Affairs Division
8th Terrace Centerville
Collins Ave
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 325-2261
Fax. (242) 356-6228
Opening hours. 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Application Form(s) 

All relevant application forms will be completed by the Social Services Representative at the time of application (General Intake Form and National Registry Form)

Supporting Documents 

  • Passport
  • Driver’s Licence or Voter’s Card
  • National Insurance Card

For more information please contact (242) 502-2850 or 326-0526.