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Transportation Assistance Program (TAP)
Phone: (425) 347-5912 or 1-800-562-1381
Web site: http://www.sssc.org/lists/index.htm
Description: Program connects seniors and persons with disabilities in the rural areas of Snohomish County with Community Transit, DART and Vanpool
Areas Served: Rural areas of Snohomish County
Eligibility: Seniors and persons with disabilities
How to apply: Call for services

Catholic Community Services Volunteer Transportation Program 
1323 S. Yakima - Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (425) 259-9188 Toll Free: (877) 870-1582
Web site: http://www.ccsww.org/
Description: Operates a volunteer program that provides limited transportation to medical appointments for elderly and people with disabilities.
Areas Served: Western Washington 
Eligibility: Private Pay, Chore COPES MPC Chore, Transportation, Multilingual Staff, Volunteer Chore, Live-in and Companion. Affordable for all income levels.
How to apply: Call for services

Medical Transportation Brokerage
Phone: (360) 694-9997, outside Clark County, Washington, 1-800-752-9422
Web site: http://www.irccv.org
Description: Arranges transportation to medical appointments, shopping etc. 
Areas Served: SW Washington
Eligibility: Medicaid recipients 
How to apply: Call for services

Olympic Area Agency on Aging
Phone: call 360-379-5064 or 1-800-801-0050.
Web site: http://www.o3a.org
Description: Provides a network of in-home and community services, supports, programs and assistance to older adults and qualified disabled adults in its four-county service area. Rides provided to social services, medical and health care services, meal programs, senior centers, shopping and recreational activities.
Areas Served: Olympic area
Eligibility: Special transit serves for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) eligible riders
How to apply: Call for services

Medicaid Transportation Brokerage Phone Book
Aging and Long Term Care Senior Information & Assistance
Web site: http://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/transportation/phone.html
Description: Transportation services are provided through businesses called Regional Brokers. These brokers check requests for qualifications. If a client qualifies, the broker will then provide the right transportation. This could include public transit (bus), lift-equipped vans, taxicabs, etc. as chosen by the broker.
Areas Served: Statewide
Eligibility: Low-income residents on Medicaid receive rides to doctor appointments.
How to apply: Call for services

Regional Reduced Fare Permit
Phone: Contact your local transit agency
Description: Entitles persons with disabilities to reduced fares on Metro, Sound Transit, Washington State ferries, Community Transit, Pierce Transit and other regional bus agencies
Areas Served: Western Washington
Eligibility: Contact your local transit agency for an application
How to apply: Call for services
Fees: Permit available for persons who need assistance to ride the bus. Personal attendants ride free..

Ride Options
2208 Second Ave -- Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: (206) 296-3700, (206) 448-5025 (TTY) 
Web site: http://www.seniorservices.org/online/login.htm 
Description: Locate the best transportation option for a person with disability. Access the Ride Options database, online or by phone, to search for transportation by selecting trip time, purpose and special needs. 
Areas Served: Serves urban and unincorporated King County 
Eligibility: Older and frail adults
How to apply: Call for services
Fees: Call for more information

Washington Assistive Technology Foundation (WATF) 
Phone: 1-800-214-8731  Toll-Free; 1-866-866-0162 TTY 
Web site: http://watf.org/
Description: provides low interest loans to help with purchase 
of assistive technology devices and services through the AT AccessFund and the Telework loan program. WATF also provides a low-cost rental program for closed circuit 
magnification systems (CCTVs)
Areas Served: Statewide
Eligibility: Washington residents of all ages with disabilities 
How to apply: Call for services

Volunteer Transportation Program for Seniors
King Street Center -- Second and Jackson, Seattle, WA
Phone: (206) 448-5740, (206) 448-5025 (TTY) 
Web site: http://seniorservices.org
Description: Senior Services offers a Volunteer Transportation Program for seniors. The program offers limited transportation to medical and other important appointments to seniors with no other options. Volunteers drive seniors who do not drive and can provide one-on-one assistance.
Areas Served: Serves urban and unincorporated King County Eligibility: Older and frail adults
How to apply: Call for services
Fees: Donations are accepted instead of fare

Access Mobility Systems
21104 70th Ave. W - Edmonds, WA 98026 
Phone: 425-771-4659 or toll-free in Washington, Oregon -Idaho and Alaska 800-854-4176 
Email: info@accessams.com
Web site: http://www.accessams.com/
Description: Van modifications  Vans prepared to customer's specifications
Areas Served: Washington, Oregon -Idaho and Alaska
How to apply: Call for services

Adaptive Vehicle Rentals and Outfitters:

Toyota Mobility Assistance Program
Phone: (800) 331-4331
Web site: http://www.toyota.com/html/shop/distinct/mobility
Description: The Toyota Mobility Program supports the mobility needs of Toyota owners and/or family members with physical disabilities. AT Funding Source, Offers AT Loan Programs, Adaptive driving aids. Loans, reimbursements, resource information for adaptive equipment on Toyotas
How to apply: Call for services

TRAVEL:

Wheelchair Getaways of Washington
15419 Linden Avenue N - Shoreline, WA 98133
Phone: 206-367-3444 -- 1-888-376-1500 
Web site: http://www.wheelchair-getaways.com/ 
Description: Accessible van rentals and sales, disabled travel
Areas Served: Washington State
How to apply: Call for services

Defensive Driving Course (55 Alive)
Port Townsend Community Center 360-385-9007
Tri-Area Community Center 360-732-4822
How to apply: Call for services

Disabled Parking Permit (DEPT. OF LICENSING 
1125 Washington Street SE Olympia, WA 98501
Mailing Address: Disabled Persons Section PO BOX 9043  Olympia  WA   98507-9043
Phone: 360-902-3770 #5 FAX: 360-902-4089
Web site: http://www.wa.gov/dol
Description: Provide parking permit or disabled plate to individuals with disability which impairs mobility. Permit for temp disability available in Seattle @ 500 4th Ave. #401. Plates issued for those with permanent disability. Permits for those with temporary disability.
Areas Served: Statewide
Eligibility: Individuals with mobility impairments
How to apply: Call or apply on line for services
Fees: Fees for plate. Permits are free.

Article:

ADAPTED VEHICLES:  Paving the Road to Independence Muscular Dystrophy Association - USA
Web site: http://www.mdausa.org/publications/Quest/q41vehicle.html
Description: Sections include: "Driver Training", "Mistakes to Avoid", "Taking the Sting out of Conversion Price", "Inside Controls", and "Resources".
Areas Served: World Wide Web

Good Samaritan Hospital 
407 14th Ave. SE -- Puyallup, WA 98372
Phones: 253-848-5571 -- Fax: 253-539-0885
Email:  info@goodsamhealth.org
Web site: http://www.goodsamhealth.org
Area Served: Pierce County and western Washington
Description: Driver rehabilitation services for brain and spinal cord injury, stroke and neurological disorders.
Eligibility: Brain and spinal cord injury, stroke and neurological disorders
How to Apply:  Call for information.
Fees:  Most services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance

Veterans Administatrion Puget Sound Health Care System - SEA / TAC DIVISIONS
1660 S Columbian Way -- Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: (206) 762-1010 Hospital -- (206) 764-2646 Social Work -- FAX: (206) 764-2514
TDD: (206) 764-2327 -- Toll Free: (800) 329-8387
Web site: http://www.puget-sound.med.va.gov
Description: Driver Rehab Program and transportation assistance for eligible veterans 
Areas Served: Western Washington
Eligibility: Veterans and their families
How to apply: Call for services 
Fees: Most services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance.

UW Medical Center - Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
1959 N.E. Pacific, Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206-598-4295 FAX: 206-598-2813
Web site: http://www.uwmedicine.org/
Description: The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Clinic offers Driver Rehab Program
Areas Served: King County, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
Eligibility: Traumatic brain injury, stroke, or neurological illnesses
How to apply: Call for services
Fees: Most services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance Worker's Compensation, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and other third-party payers. 


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