Southeast Vermont Elders and Persons with Disabilities (E&D) Transportation Program
About the E&D Transportation Program
Transit providers like Southeast Vermont Transit apply annually for state funding so they can assist elders and persons with disabilities get out of their homes to medical appointments, to the local adult days, to senior meal sites, andfor essential shopping. This service is door to door and supplements the regular transit service in the area, filling in gaps left by other transportation programs, including Medicaid.
The Southeast Vermont E&D Program covers Windham County and the southern portion of Windsor County. Out-of-town medical trips are provided to destinations outside of this area. Drivers can be both paid and volunteers and drive a variety of vehicles – from minibuses with wheelchair access to normal cars.
Committee Meetings and Agendas
The Southeast Vermont E&D Committee oversees and plans the work of the program. Current members include: Southeast Vermont Transit (SEVT), Mount Ascutney Regional Commission (MARC), Windham Regional Commission (WRC), Springfield Area Adult Day, The Gathering Place, Bellows Falls Area Senior Center, and The Council on Aging for Southeastern VT (COASEV) / Senior Solutions.
The Committee meets quarterly, usually on the third Friday of January, April, July, and October from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM. Due to COVID-19, the Committee currently meets remotely over Zoom. Call-in information and links are available in each meeting agenda and below for the next scheduled meeting.
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82777356076?pwd=Z2RERVpiNFpDWHFPcWQ4alhXQ2g5Zz09Call in #: +1 929 205 6099Meeting ID: 827 7735 6076 Passcode: 049628