VINE Faith in Action
421 E Hickory St, Ste 1, Mankato, MN, 56001
Distance: 1003 Miles
Transportation program that provides rides for people in and around their community
Transportation is available locally and to medical appointments in Rochester, the Twin Cities and throughout the state.
Transportation programs include:
* Door2Door - Volunteer service for Mankato and North Mankato residents age 60+ who do not have access to public transportation for appointments or errands. Transportation to out-of-town medical appointments can be arranged.
* People to Jobs - Employment and employment-related transportation for single parents, refugees, and other low-income workers. This program is a 6-month transitional service while clients find permanent transportation options.
* True Transit - Public transit equipped with a lift, provided to all residents in Blue Earth, Le Sueur and Nicollet counties.
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- Serves community
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
- Assist passengers to and from vehicle
- Vehicle lift access
Transportation Area Served by County
- Blue Earth County
- Brown County
- Le Sueur County
- Nicollet County
- Sibley County
- Waseca County
- Watonwan County
Blue Earth and Nicollet counties
True Transit also serves Le Sueur County
Please contact VINE to start services; some services may require an initial assessment.
* Door2Door: (507) 387-1666
* People to Jobs: (507) 385-8127
* True Transit: (507) 388-8783
Clients pay via monthly donation on a sliding fee. Services are not denied if unable to pay.
Blue Earth, Nicollet, Waseca, Watonwan, Brown, Sibley and Le Sueur Counties
Home-delivered meals service area is limited to Mankato, North Mankato, Skyline, Le Hillier, and Eagle Lake
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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BT-4500.6500-170Disability Related Transportation Definition
Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of shopping, banking, social events, medical appointments, getting to and from work, and similar activities for people with disabilities who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation. Also included are programs that provide transportation for youngsters with disabilities who have no other means of accessing necessary specialized services and activities. Some but not all vehicles used for this purpose are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
BT-4500.6500-280General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs Definition
Programs that provide flexibly scheduled and routed door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation services for the general public. Patrons generally have no private transportation and are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system; or live in a rural area not served by a public transit system.
BT-4500.6500-500Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Definition
Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
BT-4500.6500-800Senior Ride Programs Definition
Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of medical appointments, shopping, banking, social events, and other similar activities for older adults who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.