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Berthoud Rural Alternative For Transportation (RAFT)

Information provided by: the Larimer County Department of Human Services

Rural Alternatives for Transportation. Transportation is provided by volunteer drivers for people 60 and older and adults with disabilities that prevent driving. Provides services to residents that reside within Rural Fire Protection District of Berthoud. Potential riders must fill out a short reservation. Reservations are required three days in advance. Wheelchair accessible services are available. Riders in manual chairs must have personal attendant.

Alias:
RAFT

  • HoursBerthoud Area Community Center is open to receive calls or visitor on week-day mornings except for holidays.
  • Area(s) Served:Berthoud Fire District outside of Berthoud Town limits
  • Specific Populations Served:Seniors (60+) and Adults(18+) with disabilities which prevent driving
  • Funds:Berthoud Rural Alternative For Transportation is funded through grants and donations
  • Fees:There are no fees for eligible riders; however, contributions are encouraged as RAFT operates under grant awards (e.g., LCOA) and donations.
  • Application Process:Phone Berthoud Community Center and office may contact office to complete application over the phone.
  • Eligibility Requirements:Reside within Berthoud Fire Protection District but outside of Berthoud Town limits.
  • Application Wait:Once determined eligibe by age or medical condition, there is no waiting time beyound the three days.
  • Service Wait:Once registered, a three day notice for need for a ride is required.
  • Acronym:RAFT
  • Payment/Insurance Accepted:Agencies supporting riders’ transporations costs are accepted.
  • ADA Access:An ADA Van is available for transporting otherwise eligible clients who are dependent on a wheelchair for mobility.
  • Transportation:On demand, door-to-door volunteer- driver transportation services for eligible riders all weekdays except holidays.

Languages

  • Limited Spanish or French

Record last updated: May 20 2019 7:51AM