Resources for Victims of Substance Impaired Driving

emergency assistance programs, which may be found by calling 211, may offer a one-time rental assistance payment as well. Local Transportation When a crash occurs, the victim and survivor’s only means of transportation may be damaged or destroyed. They may be unable to drive due to injuries and need transportation to get to their medical appointments, work, or to simply pick up groceries. There may be assistance available to help them get to where they need to go. Whether it’s for a medical transport or getting to work, many communities will have assistance with transportation. • The Red Cross, , at times will provide transportation assistance. • Many communities offer assistance with transportation to the disabled using city-owned buses or vans. • Medicaid offers Medicaid recipients transportation to medical appointments. • Some communities or emergency assistance programs offer one-time car repair grants. State-to-State Medical Transportation Sometimes it’s necessary for someone with serious injuries to travel to get the medical assistance they need to heal. It can be difficult to afford the high cost of medical transportation. For out-of-state medical transport, a victim and survivor can contact the Air Charity Network, aircharitynetwork. org. The organization that serves your area may provide air transportation free of charge under specific qualifications.

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