This program (49 U.S.C. 5310) provides Federal capital assistance for eligible agencies that help increase the mobility of seniors and persons with disabilities in urban or nonurbanized areas where transportation services are unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.
Through the Section 5310 program the BRLOO acquires vehicles for agency providers to fulfill service needs of the elderly and disabled. The partnering agencies providing services are listed below:
Community Action of Southern Kentucky (CASK)
Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc., is a public non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation. The CASK provides a comprehensive range of human services to residents in the ten county BRADD region, especially those confronting issues of poverty. CASK provides numerous programs to the elderly and disabled.
CASK operates senior centers in all ten counties. The centers provide social activities, congregate means, health screenings and other activities. Each center has at least one lift or ramp-equipped bus or van which is used for the transport of the elderly to physicians and other medical appointment and the transport of home delivered meals. A total of twenty-seven vans or buses are available for the senior centers.
Contact: Carroll Duckworth (270) 782-3162
Lifeskills is a 501(c)(3) which supports people who experience mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse as they build meaningful and independent lives. Lifeskills operates two vehicles that are used to transport disabled clients.
Contact: Mark Buttrum (270) 901-5000
Barren River Adult Day Care Center
The Barren River Adult Day Care Center is located in Bowling Green and provides medicinal and social adult day care services to the elderly in Warren County. The Barren River Adult Day Care Center operates four vehicles that are used to transport elderly clients.
Contact: Steve Creekmore 270-796-6893
Metcalfe County Adult Day Care Center
The Metcalfe County Adult Day Care Center is located in Edmonton and provides medical and social adult day care services to the elderly in Metcalfe County.
The Metcalfe County Adult Day Care Center operates four vehicles that are used to transport elderly clients.
Contact: Debbie Holley (270) 432-2044
The Medical Center Scottsville/Cal Turner Extended Care
MCS/CTECP is located in Scottsville, and provides short-term and long-term care services to individuals, in Scottsville/Allen County and the surrounding areas/counties.
MCS/CTECP operates one vehicle that is used to transport residents/patients.
Contact: Justin Hamm (270) 622-2800