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The Able Trust Transportation
Reimbursement Grant Program

According to the state of Florida, the transportation disadvantaged are individuals who cannot provide for their own transportation due to age, disability or income. Lighthouse Central Florida is proud to partner with the Able Trust to help empower transportation disadvantaged Central Floridians gain access to meaningful employment opportunities and in turn achieve independence.
The Able Trust Transportation Reimbursement Grant Program provides qualified individuals partial reimbursement for travel associated with an individual with a disability who requires transportation assistance to accept a job offer, maintain an employment schedule and other job related transportation needs such as attendance at professional meetings.
To participate in this program please see eligibility requirements and submission form below:

• Signed medical diagnosis dated within the last Twelve months by a licensed Physician or Optometrist.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident- U.S. Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Residency May be:
     o Original or Certified U.S. Birth Certificate
     o Valid U.S. Passport
     o Permanent Resident: 1-551 “Green Card”
     o Certificate of Naturalization
• Must be a Florida resident who has resided at least 12 consecutive months in Florida prior to the receipt date of the application for this program. PROOF OF RESIDENCY- Must provide at least two documents): o Florida Driver’s License o Florida I.D. Card o Florida Voter Registration o Income Tax Return o Proof of 12 month of consecutive utility bills or a land line telephone bill
• Must be employed in Florida or in a county contiguous with the Florida border. Proof of employment MUST Include:
     o Copies of pay stubs for the past three months of employment
     o A copy of the most recent tax return
Must not receive Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)

ALLOWABLE TRANSPORTATION COSTS INCLUDE:
• Expenses of a hired driver
• Public Transportation
• Taxi service or (Uber)
• Noncommercial providers such as a Family Member or Acquaintance Driver
• Personal attendant services to assist the individual with preparing to get ready for the next day
 

ENROLLED PARTICIPANTS MUST TRACK ALL RECEIPTS IN ORDER TO BE REIMBURSED
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