Hoosier Uplands awarded transportation grant to provide transportation assistance to those in need

LAWRENCE CO. – Hoosier Uplands has been awarded a one-year grant in the amount of $100,000 through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority to provide transportation assistance to those in need.

This program began on October 1, 2021, and is available to clients that are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level and must demonstrate that they have a need that is related to the COVID-19 pandemic in some way.

Preference will be given to those who demonstrate a need for assistance to gain/maintain employment and or access to community resources and services. The types of assistance provided will include items such as gas cards, transportation vouchers, vehicle repairs, car payments, car insurance premiums, driver’s education course costs, vehicle registration fees, driver’s license renewal, and more.

Clients will be required to complete an application for assistance that provides their statement of need as well as income verification.

The application can be found on Hoosier Uplands’ website under the Transportation Grant tab or by reaching out to Amanda Wolfe at Hoosier Uplands: 812-849-4457.