City supports 35 community groups through Transit Fare Assistance Program


The City of Fredericton has announced the agencies being supported through the 2020 Transit Fare Assistance Program.

A release says the program provides regular single-ride and ParaTransit tickets to 35 community agencies or programs.

It is designed to provide additional support to community groups as they assist their clients' efforts to attend appointments, access education and training, find employment or visit service providers.

Agencies receiving support in 2020 include:
1.     Ability New Brunswick
2.    Adult Literacy Fredericton (Laubach Literacy Fredericton)
3.    AIDS New Brunswick
4.    Atlantic People's Housing (Tannery Court Co-operative)
5.    Big Brothers Big Sisters
6.    Boys & Girls Club of Fredericton
7.    Canadian National Institute for the Blind
8.    Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions
9.    Central Valley Adult Learning Association
10.    Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation
11.    Christ Central Church (The Meeting Place)
12.    Christ Church Cathedral
13.    Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre
14.    Evelyn Grove Manor Tenants Association
15.    Family Enrichment Services
16.    Fredericton Community Kitchens
17.    Fredericton Homeless Shelters
18.    Greener Village (Fredericton Food Bank)
19.    Jobs Unlimited
20.    John Howard Society of Fredericton
21.    Liberty Lane
22.    Multicultural Association of Fredericton
23.    Neil Squire Society
24.    New Brunswick Association for Community Living
25.    New Brunswick Community Residences
26.    Opal III Fredericton Respite Services
27.    Salvation Army, Community & Family Services
28.    St. Matthew Lutheran Evangelical Church (Luther Place Apartments)
29.    St. Paul's United Church
30.    Under One Sky
31.    Wilmot United Church - Wednesdays @ Wilmot Program
32.    Women in Transition House
33.    YMCA - Family Friend Program
34.    YMCA - Work Services Support
35.    Youth in Transition (Chrysalis House)

Participating groups must demonstrate sound management and accountability for all tickets they receive by submitting Ticket Usage Records to the City each month.