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'Community Programs'

“The Transportation Project.”
This is a Kelleys Island program and not a Kelleys Island School program.  At the end of this article is contact information for any questions you may have.

Serving Our Seniors and KILA have partnered  on “The Transportation Project”.  This is a Kelleys Island program and not a Kelleys Island School program.  At the end of this article is contact information for any questions you may have.

The total funding available is $3000.00.  SOS is providing $2,000.00 and KILA is contributing $1,000.00.

The Transportation Project is to help residents over 60 who have recurring medical treatments, mitigate the financial burden of air transportation off and on Kelleys Island when the ferry service is not available. 

Examples of Eligible Conditions

Those who are medically stable and do not require the services of emergency personnel.

Those who are medically stable and require recurring after care due to unexpected complications.

Those who are medically stable and require recurring after care following an emergency or unscheduled life-sustaining surgery.

Those who are medically stable and require cancer treatment.

Those who are medically stable and require recurring treatment due to a flareup/change in condition or illness.

Examples of ineligible conditions

Regular maintenance Doctors visits

Emergency medical treatment

Dental

Planned elective surgery and after care

Long term dialysis

SOS has a group of volunteers who will drive Erie County Senior Citizens to health car appointments.  The volunteers pick up the client at the Erie-Ottawa airport in a SOS vehicle.  The volunteers will drive as far as Cleveland or Toledo to get the Senior Citizen to their appointment.

For more information call Sue Daughtery, Director, Serving Our Seniors 419-624-1856.

www.serving ourseniors.org

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