CurrentAmeriCorps VISTA Member: Matthew Gabb
Volunteer Assisted Transportation provides rides for seniors and
persons with disabilities who need assistance to travel safely by providing rides using
agency-owned hybrid sedans and wheelchair-accessible minivans and training volunteer
drivers to provide non-medical door-through-door transportation to those who need help.
The VISTA member will increase the service capacity of VAT in the provision of
transportation to, and shopping assistance at grocery stores provided to low income
seniors and people w/ disabilities who have barriers to independent travel and certain
activities of daily living.
Partner Website: http://www.knoxseniors.org/vat/