The Van Program

Counties Served:

Program Description:

A volunteer driver will drive Newcap's van and will transport riders to non-emergency medical appointments. If there are openings and drivers available, we will transport riders to other destinations.  Riders will be charged a $5.00 trip fee (for trips under 80 miles round trip- $8.00 for longer trips) plus pay $0.35 per mile. Payment will be due before the trip starts. Medical trips will be a priority. This programs target population is: Elderly, Disabled, and Low income riders. Others will be serviced as availability allows (fee’s will be slightly higher).

Eligibility Guidelines:

This program is targeting elderly, disabled and low income residents for services. Household income must be at or less 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Elderly is 60 years or older- disabled receiving SSDI, or disabled per a doctor.

Application Process:

Potential riders will need to contact the Mobility Manager, complete a short questionnaire (over the phone).  Any rides will need to be scheduled no less then 2 business days before transport.

Contact:

Peggy Zielinski, Mobility Manager: (800) 242-7334 ext. 1106