National Nonprofit Receives Two Vehicles
National Nonprofit Receives Two Vehicles from NJ Transit via the Section 5310 Program
Wayne, New Jersey (November 17, 2008) – Community Options, Inc., a national nonprofit organization providing residential and employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities is the recipient of two new vehicles for it’s Passaic and Somerset programs in New Jersey through the Section 5310 Program offered by the NJ Transit. Section 5310 of the Federal Transit Act provides funds for states to purchase vehicles for lease to private, non-profit agencies that provide special transit service for senior citizens and people with disabilities. These new accessible vehicles will be utilized in our residential homes in Passaic and Somerset, New Jersey to provide transportation for medical, psychological and employment purposes in addition to recreational and other programmatic needs for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Community Options, headquartered in Princeton, N.J., was founded in 1989 to develop residential and employment supports utilizing technology and training for people with severe disabilities. A national agency, Community Options has participated in institutional closure and community residential placement for thousands of people across several states.
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