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Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed transportation services using low capacity vehicles such as vans for community residents who do not have private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system. Paratransit services generally operate within normal urban transit corridors or rural areas; and may be used by the general public or limited to special populations such as people who are elderly or have a disability, individuals who are not in a sober enough condition to drive their own vehicles or people who are endangered.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Adult Day Health Care, Neighborhood House AssociationIn a day treatment setting, participant receives comprehensive services such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, therapeutic recreation, social and psychological services, cognitive structure & support and nutrition, counseling to optimize health, physical and cognitive functioning. A hot lunch and snacks are provided. Transportation is available within Center's service area.CentralAdult Day Health CareNeighborhood House Association
Core Classes in Independent Living Skills, Braille InstituteOffers independent living skills classes covering 3 basic skills areas: adaptive cooking, sensory awareness, and home management. Additional core classes include orientation and mobility, and Braille reading and writing. Provides transportation for REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY, from pick up points to the Institute for classes.North CentralCore Classes in Independent Living SkillsBraille Institute
Mass Transit for Disabled Individuals, North County Transit District (NCTD)Provides public mass transit services for disabled riders (all buses and trains can accommodate wheelchairs). Offers LIFT is the ADA paratransit service for passengers with disabilities in North County, who, because of their disability, are not able to access the fixed route services. The law requires LIFT riders to be certified for ADA paratransit eligibility. Certified passengers can also apply for an NCTD Paratransit Reduced Fare I.D. Card, which allows them to travel on BREEZE and SPRINTER for FREE. If a passenger requires a personal care attendant (PCA), then their PCA can also ride free when accompanying the passenger with the disability. **BEGINNING JULY 1ST, 2017** New Updates to the program will include: 1. Clients will be able to schedule 7 days in advance, including online trip booking - booking, confirmation and cancellation 2. Cancellations will be required 2 hours in advance 3. Pickup window expanded from 20 to 30 minutes 4. Automated Voice System to manage calls. Will be part of existing line, client will establish a pin number for managing their rides. North CoastalMass Transit for Disabled IndividualsNorth County Transit District
MTS Access for Central San DiegoProvides lift-equipped, Origin to Destination service for persons whose disabilities prevent them from using Fixed Route bus or trolley services. Origin and destination must be within three-quarters of a mile of an operating fixed route bus or trolley station. Accepts reservations up to 2 days in advance of trip. Connects with the county's other paratransit services North County LIFT.CentralMTS Access for Central San DiegoMetropolitan Transit System
New Entra CasaProvides room and board and support services to female ex-offenders. Clothing and personal items are donated by church and community groups. Counseling is offered and referrals are provided to assist with employment, skills training, and school placement or counseling. Advocates for clients with other agencies, employers, and during judicial proceedings. Works with clients and Child Protective Services on reunification plans mandated by the courts. Transportation is provided for employment, school, medical appointments, etc. Program length is 6-8 months. Follow-up services provided by volunteers include a larder starter (basic home equipment, linens, and food) given to clients when they leave to start their own home. Facility provides 6 beds. Clients who perform well during the aforementioned phase of the program may be eligible to transfer to transitional housing (5 separate dwellings). To continue to live in transitional housing, clients must remain clean and sober and hold a job. Fees and length of stay vary for transitional housing.North CentralNew Entra Casa ResidenceNew Entra Casa
Noah HomesProvides a supportive residential setting for men and women with developmental disabilities. Residents receive support and instruction in independent living skills and activities of daily living. Also offers transportation to the Noah Home residents (who are also San Diego Regional Center clients), to/from day programs, jobs, medical appointments, shoppping, local events, etc.EastNoah HomesNoah Homes
Out and About Vista, City of VistaOut & About Vista was formed to enhance the lives and promote independence and self-sufficiency among senior citizens of Vista by providing affordable and accessible transportation throughout the community. Out & About Vista is a fun and easy way to take care of everyday needs, such as shopping and banking, as well as to provide opportunities to socialize. Transportation is also provided to various special events and points of interest in Vista. Travel on the 14-passenger minibus is restricted to within Vista city limits and 24-hour advance notice is requested. The program also offers a mileage reimbursement program for volunteer drivers. Transportation is via private vehicle and travel may exceed city limits. Travel arrangements are made between client and driver. Call (760) 639-6161, 10am to 12pm, Monday through Thursday, for information.North CoastalOut and About VistaCity of Vista
Resettlement Program, Alliance for African AssistanceProvides assistance with immigration and resettlement of all refugees in San Diego County. Includes housing, basic necessity including furniture, appliances, clothing, job placement/ training and transportation. Also promotes cultural activities such as art, music, dance, theater, and operates a thrift store.CentralResettlement ProgramAlliance for African Assistance
Supported Employment, Employment and Community OptionsProvides job training, follow-up, support services, vocational assessment, and the identification of a job goal to ensure a successful job match. One-to-one job coaching continues until the worker demonstrates the ability to perform job duties with at least 80% independence. Support services include: assisting the client to report wages to Social Security, assisting with banking responsibilities, and facilitating referrals to agencies providing independent living skills. Transportation are offered in some areas, call for more information.Supported EmploymentEmployment and Community Options

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