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New York Foundation for Senior Citizens Project CART

Address:
Project CART
404 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 956-0855 Fax: (212) 956-0842

Website:
http://www.nyfsc.org/services/freetrans.html

Email:
arminafreas@aol.com

Mission:
C.A.R.T. van service for seniors provides free specialized transportation for the frail elderly. Operating in Manhattan, from the Battery to 96th Street on the East Side and to 110th Street on the West Side, C.A.R.T.'s five vans take seniors to and from medical appointments and hospitals, planned activities at senior centers and entitlements on which they depend. C.A.R.T. also delivers meals to homebound seniors living in mid-Manhattan. In addition to its established routes, Project C.A.R.T. provides private car service for seniors who need special transportation within Manhattan. Private car service is approved for emergencies as well as for medical, social service and entitlement appointments. In addition, the service is available for visits to relatives and friends in hospitals or nursing homes. Each year, hundreds of passengers - including those with wheelchairs - are served five days a week.

Agency Contact:
Armina Freas, Program Director

Service Provided:
* Transportation - neighborhood based - limited car service out of area

Catchment Area:
Manhattan - below 110th Street on the West Side and 96th Street on the East Side

Days/Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Fees:
$.50 voluntary contribution each way

Eligibility:
Must be 60+ and unable to use public transportation

Languages Spoken:
English with limited Spanish

Wheelchair Access:
Yes

Last Updated:
2011-03-24 16:24:03

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