OEI is a participating facilitator of the Vehicles for Change program. Through this program, qualifying clients can purchase a vehicle for an average cost of $1300, with a VFC guaranteed loan, which helps them establish credit. Each recipient receives a six-month/ 6,000 mile warranty.
Studies show that 73% of recipients are able to obtain better jobs and that 94% take their children to after school, athletic and community activities never possible before.
Benefits to Recipients:
- Very low cost transportation
- 15 month loan guaranteed by VFC. Recipients are able to establish credit.
- 6-month warranty
- A car orientation class reviewing the basic maintenance procedures of car ownership
- A team of dedicated professionals ready to help in any way we can
- AAA membership card
Recipients must be referred to our program by a DSS VIEW Worker at a participating DSS or OEI Self-Sufficiency employee. For more information, contact Jessica Harlan at 276-889-0290.