People Who Care is an amazing United Way partner agency in Prescott, Arizona that provides transportation services for individuals over the age of 18 who require assistance getting to essential medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other critical tasks. This non-profit organization has been helping the local community for over 30 years, and its mission is to enhance the quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities in the area. United Way of Yavapai County also provides funding to help People Who Care grow their Technology Assistance program, which assists individuals who may not be able to commute to visit family, friends, physicians, etc. gain access to technology that helps them to connect to the world and make essential appointments virtually. This program provides support and training to individuals who may not be familiar with using technology or may not have access to it.
Transportation can be a significant barrier for older adults and individuals with disabilities, making it difficult for them to access crucial services and resources. People Who Care aims to address this challenge by offering a range of transportation services, including but not limited to medical transportation and grocery shopping. The organization’s volunteers provide door-through-door assistance, ensuring that individuals get the support they need to complete their tasks safely and efficiently.
People Who Care’s transportation services are essential for individuals who do not have access to other transportation options, such as public transportation or private vehicles. The organization’s services can help prevent social isolation and ensure that individuals can access services and resources in their community.
With United Way of Yavapai County’s funding support, People Who Care’s services have a significant impact on the community. The organization’s transportation services, and Technology Assistance program are crucial in ensuring that older adults and individuals with disabilities can lead fulfilling lives and access the services and resources they need.