Volunteer Driver Programs

Find A Ride

VETLIFT: a volunteer program giving Veterans a Lift: www.connectingcommuters.org/vetliftvt/

DIAL-A-RIDE (FOR SENIORS, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, AND PEOPLE & FAMILIES IN NEED)

STAGECOACH offers several Dial-A- Ride options. Call 802-728-3773 or email info@stagecoach-rides.org to find out whether you’re eligible for the following free or subsidized services:

• Senior Meal Program provides transportation for seniors from their homes to meal sites in Randolph, Bethel, Chelsea, Royalton, Hancock, and Bradford. Call your local senior center for details.

• Ticket to Ride Program provides door-to-door transportation to grocery stores, medical appointments, work, errands, and social events. It is free for riders over age 60 and those with disabilities when there is no other transportation available in the household.

• Medicaid/Non-Emergency Medical Transportation provides free transportation to medical appointments for Medicaid recipients living in Barnard, Bethel, Bridgewater, Hartford, Hartland, Norwich, Pomfret, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Stockbridge, and Woodstock, and who do not have access to a vehicle.

THE CURRENT operates Dial-A- Ride services (including medical appointment transportation for Medicaid recipients, senior meals transportation, and shopping trips) on weekdays for eligible riders in Ascutney, Brownsville, Cavendish, Grafton, Reading, Rockingham, Springfield, Weathersfield, Westminster, Windham, and Windsor. To determine if you’re eligible or to schedule your ride, call 802-460-7433.

Give A Ride

Many people in our community have no transportation of their own, cannot use the bus and yet need to access healthcare and other critical services. Interested in becoming a volunteer driver? Contact your senior center, faith group, health or community center to find out how you can help neighbors get where they need to go. Stagecoach coordinates many of the volunteer drivers here in the Upper Valley. Download Stagecoach’s Volunteer Application Packet and call 802-728-3773 or e-mail info@stagecoach-rides.org to get started as a Volunteer Driver. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and play a crucial role in the organization.

Join the Stagecoach Volunteer Driver team – you’ll find it a rewarding experience!

 

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Bethany Fleishman was born at the old Mary Hitchcock hospital in Hanover, N.H., grew up in West Hartford, Vt., and now lives in Hartford Village, where she can see the White River and the trains from her window. She has a biology degree from St. Lawrence University and has worked in public health outreach, as a line cook in San Francisco, a pastry chef in Hanover, and as a member of the Town of Hartford Selectboard. She serves on the board of directors for both Advance Transit and Upper Valley CarShare and is a lifelong bike commuter.



Paige Heverly

Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator

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— Paige Heverly, Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator

Paige Heverly joined Vital Communities in 2017 as the Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator. Hailing from the suburbs of Philadelphia, she moved to Vermont in 2011 and earned a joint BA in Renewable Energy and Ecological Design and Environmental Studies from Green Mountain College. After completing her Master of Energy Regulation and Law from Vermont Law School, Paige worked in energy efficiency consulting in Portland, Oregon. Her love of local food systems, the White River, and the Green Mountains brought her back to the Upper Valley to work on regional issues with localized solutions. Paige is passionate about closing ecological loops and treating waste as food. In her free time, she enjoys baking homemade English muffins, weeding her garden, and writing letters to her pen pals.



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December 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Business of the Month: Hubert's Family Outfitters
  • Vital Communities Open House
2
3
4
5
6
  • Free Cooking Class: Roasting
7
8
  • Upper Valley Farmers' Market Collaborative
9
10
11
  • Farmer Celebration
12
13
  • Leadership Upper Valley Health & Human Services Session
  • Free Cooking Class: Cozy Winter Cooking
14
15
16
  • Free Cooking Class: Families Cooking Together
17
18
19
20
21
  • TMA Steering Committee
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Vital Communities Program News

Read our blog

 

Staff

Bethany Fleishman

Transportation Program Manager

Transportation

 802.291.9100 x 111

Transportation

— Bethany Fleishman, Transportation Program Manager

Bethany Fleishman was born at the old Mary Hitchcock hospital in Hanover, N.H., grew up in West Hartford, Vt., and now lives in Hartford Village, where she can see the White River and the trains from her window. She has a biology degree from St. Lawrence University and has worked in public health outreach, as a line cook in San Francisco, a pastry chef in Hanover, and as a member of the Town of Hartford Selectboard. She serves on the board of directors for both Advance Transit and Upper Valley CarShare and is a lifelong bike commuter.



Paige Heverly

Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator

Transportation, Energy

 802.291.9100 x 114

Transportation, Energy

— Paige Heverly, Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator

Paige Heverly joined Vital Communities in 2017 as the Energy and Transportation Project Coordinator. Hailing from the suburbs of Philadelphia, she moved to Vermont in 2011 and earned a joint BA in Renewable Energy and Ecological Design and Environmental Studies from Green Mountain College. After completing her Master of Energy Regulation and Law from Vermont Law School, Paige worked in energy efficiency consulting in Portland, Oregon. Her love of local food systems, the White River, and the Green Mountains brought her back to the Upper Valley to work on regional issues with localized solutions. Paige is passionate about closing ecological loops and treating waste as food. In her free time, she enjoys baking homemade English muffins, weeding her garden, and writing letters to her pen pals.