Other Transportation Resources

List of car loan and donation resources organized by state

Here is a list of programs in other states that help with car ownership. These programs are for low-wage earners and their families, including older workers, veterans and military families, and adult students.

Connect-Ability (Connecticut)
Connect-Ability began in 2005 with the purpose to identify and remove barriers to employment faced by people with disabilities. Several resources are available on the transportation page of their website, including public transportation options in Connecticut, modifying a vehicle (and funding sources), a transportation calculator and glossary.  Connect-Ability can be reached toll-free at 866.8441903 or by email.

ServiceLink NH
ServiceLink and NHCarePath is a program of the NH Department of Health and Human Services that helps individuals access and make connections to services and support available to them.

2-1-1 Info Line
211 is a free information and referral service. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, a toll-free number throughout each state, callers can reach knowledgeable, multilingual staff and get information, referrals or help in a crisis. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year. TDD access is available. Each individual state 211 program has a website of information, too:

211 Connecticut
211 Maine
211 Massachusetts
211 New Hampshire
211 Rhode Island
211 Vermont

Other Vermont Resources
Old Spokes Home's Everybody Bikes Program

This nonprofit is a transportation access program that provides affordable bikes and repair services in Burlington, VT.

CarShare Vermont Mobility Share
CarShare Vermont is a non-profit that offers an easy and affordable alternative to owning a car in Burlington, Winooski and Montpelier. Their MobilityShare program provides financial assistance to income-qualifying individuals and families.

Programs Outside of New England

Good News Mountaineer Garage
Good News Mountaineer Garage helps people in West Virginia who need transportation to get to work and job training, so they can be financially independent.

Vehicles for Change
Vehicles for Change Inc. empowers families in the Maryland-Virginia-Washington DC region with financial challenges to achieve economic and personal independence through car ownership and technical training. They have a second location in Detroit, Michigan.

Wheels of Success
Wheels of Success helps families obtain or continue to work by providing them with reliable transportation through car repairs, vehicle replacement, licensing services, car payments, down payments and car-care classes in Florida's Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

Working Cars for Working Families
Working Cars for Working Families is a coalition of organizations across the country dedicated to helping low-income families obtain, keep and use a vehicle to support their ability to find and retain employment.

Working Wheels

Working Wheels in Asheville, NC transforms donated cars into working wheels for working families in Western North Carolina.

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