Charlotte Relocation Guide

VOL1ISS1 2017

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SENIOR SERVICES THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — CHARLOTTE | VOLUME 1 — ISSUE 1 58 SENIOR RESOURCES Resources for Seniors in Charlotte/Mecklenburg, NC The Charlotte/Mecklenburg area of North Carolina offers an abundance of services primarily aimed at the senior population. From transportation to education to caregiving, housing options and entertainment, the area is rich in senior-related activities and benefits. TRANSPORTATION Mecklenburg Transportation System (MTS) provides a variety of transportation services to Mecklenburg County residents. Services include transportation for Medicaid-qualified adults and children; Elderly Disabled Transportation Assistance (ED- TAP); Elderly General Purpose Transportation (EGP); Rural Gen- eral Public Transportation (RGP); Senior Citizens Nutrition Con- gregate (SCNP); Veteran Services Transportation. burg/county/dss/admin/Pages/ MecklenburgTransportationSys- tem.aspx or call DSS Services at 704-336-3000. TMS Senior Transport offer transportation with drivers certi- fied by the Charlotte/Mecklen- burg Police Department Pas- senger Vehicle for Hire Unit and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Drivers CPR and First Aid certified. 704-542-3008 EDUCATION Queens University 704-337-2251 and-Schools/Continuing-Educa- tion.html University of North Carolina at Charlotte 704-687-8622 University of Phoenix - Charlotte 704-504-5409 locations/nc/charlotte-campus/ charlotte-campus.html CPCC Education Center 704-330-6129 Lee University 704-548-2925 learning/ Montreat College 704-357-3390 tions/charlotte/ Metropolitan College 704-378-1253 Charlotte Area Transit Sys- tem's (CATS) goal is to serve all citizens of the region includ- ing those with special needs. Special Transportation Service (STS) provides door-to-door transit services within Char- lotte's city limits and the towns of Matthews and Pineville for individuals with disabilities cer- tified as eligible according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Pages/default.aspx 704-336-2637 A-1 Wheelchair Patient Trans- port: In business for nearly 25 years, A-1 Wheelchair Patient Transport, Inc. specializes in provideing caring, safe and af- fordable transportation to the elderly and mobility impaired residents of Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas. 704-333-9741

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