Did you know?
Tioga Opportunities, Inc. has partnered with Rural Health Network of South Central New York, which operates Getthere, a one-stop source for those seeking assistance with transportation and mobility. The partnership seeks to improve transportation access and coordination in the region, particularly in rural areas. Getthere provides multiple services to residents of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, and Tioga counties, including the following:
Getthere Call Center, which provides free assistance for coordinating transportation needs.
Connection to Care, which provides transportation planning and financial assistance.
Travel Training, which provides training for local transportation options to individuals or groups.
Voucher Program, which is available by referral to help qualified Medicaid members access transportation services not covered by their Medicaid benefits.
Transportation to Employment Program, which provides vouchers and works with employed individuals to develop sustainable transportation plans to get to and from their place of employment.
Employee Delivery Service, which is a vanpool program established to assist employers in providing transportation to work for their employees.
The Rural Health Network of South Central New York website also offers a Trip Planner tool which allows individuals to search for nearby transportation providers and best possible routes. The tool allows users to type in their origin, destination, and any specific requirements, such as wheelchair accessibility. Call NY Connects at Tioga Opportunities, Inc. at 607-687-4120 or toll free at 1-800-342-9871 for more information and for a potential referral to Getthere.