Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org
 
Transportation
Service Information

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 provides funding for specialized public transportation services to the elderly and persons with disabilities. Grants are awarded in the form of vehicles to private, non-profit applicants in urban and rural areas. 

Applications and program oversight are provided by the Contracts and Coalitions Unit of the Aging Services Division (ASD).
 

Nondiscrimination Statement


1.  “Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin.” 
If you believe you’ve been discriminated against in the provision of the 5310 Transportation services, you may file a complaint within 180 days of the incident by sending your contact information (name, address and phone number) and a description of your experience by

a.) e-mail to Eleanor.kurtz@okdhs.org,

b) fax to DHS Aging Services, Attn:  5310 Transportation Program at (405) 522-6738 or

c) mail to DHS Aging Services, Attn: Transportation Program, 2401 N.W. 23rd. Street,  Suite 40, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107.


2.  DHS is a Drug Free Workplace!  Policy may be found at OAC 340:2-1-40 through 340:2-1-46

5310 Transportation State Management Plan 
(.pdf, 44 pp, 253 KB)

 

Aging Services welcomes public comment on this revised management plan. Please e-mail or mail public comments on the 2014 5310 Transportation Management plan  to Patricia.Heer@okdhs.org  or through the U.S. Postal Service to Aging Services Division, Department of Human Services,   2401 N.W. 23rd Street, Suite 40, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-2422,  Attn:  5310 Transportation program.

 
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How to request a van:

The Capital Assistance Program provides vehicles for private non-profit organizations and governmental agencies (under certain conditions) for the transportation of older persons and persons with disabilities.

Organizations and agencies may apply for a van by contacting the Contracts and Coalitions Unit transportation specialist.

In order to qualify, entities must meet one of the following criteria:

 

  1. Be a private non-profit corporation or association;
  2. Be a public body approved by the State to coordinate services for elderly and persons with disabilities;
  3. Be a public body which certifies to the Governor that no non-profit corporations or associations are readily available in the area to meet special needs of the elderly and persons with disabilities.
Contact Information

Eleanor Kurtz
Programs Supervisor

Phone:     (405) 522-6683   
               1-800- 498-7995
Fax:          (405) 521-2086

Mailing Address
2401 N.W. 23rd St., Ste. 40
Oklahoma City, OK   73107


 
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Last Updated:  9/29/2014