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).

 
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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:  3/6/2014