For Provider Participants: Partnerships

These questions are offered as a discussion guide: • How do we build effective partnerships with veterans, military service groups and the public and private organizations that serve them to help us strengthen and coordinate transportation in our communities? • What are the do’s and don’ts of these partnerships? • What has worked or not worked for you? • What do you see as the Federal government’s proper role in these partnerships?

For Provider Participants: Partnerships

Senior Transportation and Veterans Transportation

i just read that Regional Valley Transit in Idaho has donated a wheelchair-accessible bus to Parma Senior Center. The Center will use the bus to provide transportation for two primary activities, one of which will be transportation to the Veterans Medical Center.

Is this a model of partnership (public transit and senior center) that it would be helpful to replicate in other communities?

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For Provider Participants: Partnerships

Broad Coalitions Make a Difference

In working with the hundreds of communities we reach, the major message we hear is the power of coalitions. With the FTA's new Veterans Community Living Initiative, we have the opportunity to expand these coalitions to ensure that organizations serving veterans and military famiies have a seat at the planning table. Ideally, this would also include direct representation by veterans, their families and service members... more »

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