Hank Henning, Program Manager
At A Glance …
- Transportation for non-drivers was identified as critical to a person’s independence in the 2008 Senior Needs Study
- WTG! Provides essential rides for Fairfield Residents within Fairfield Glade, Crossville, and Cookeville
- Prescheduled rides are given by friendly, courteous drivers M – F from 7am to 4pm, excluding holidays
- $6 round trip personalized, door to door service for FG residents
- Over 50 volunteer drivers who are Fairfield Glade residents have driven their own cars over 100,000 miles – Neighbors Driving Neighbors
About Way To Go
FGRS is pleased to offer the “Way to Go!” (WTG!) Transportation Program. This service is based on volunteers providing essential rides to Fairfield Glade residents – “Neighbors Driving Neighbors”.
Fairfield Glade Residents can join the program for $25 and receive transportation for just $6 per ride. To qualify, residents must be at least 60 years old, do not drive, or have a medical condition that prevents them from driving.
This door to door transportation service is available for Fairfield Glade residents Monday thru Friday from 7am to 4pm. “Essential” rides such as doctors’ appointments, shopping, beauty and barber shop, banks, attorneys, accountants, and pharmacies are only $6 per round trip. The area of service includes Fairfield Glade, Crossville, and medical in Cookeville.
To join the program, please click here Click here and download our 2019 Rider Application and Intro. Submit this application to FGRS at 4929 Peavine Rd, Suite 102, Crossville, TN 38571. Good Samaritan residents may submit this application via email. Upon receipt, someone from FGRS will contact you to set up an interview.
Our mission is to provide affordable, dependable, senior friendly volunteer transportation to Fairfield Glade residents who meet the program membership requirements.
At the core of the program are volunteer drivers who utilize their personal vehicles to take the riders on their scheduled rides. Volunteer drivers are Fairfield Glade residents who drive their own vehicles and have been “vetted” and trained to safely transport senior residents.
If you have any Questions, call “Way To Go” at (931) 200-4580 Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM till 4:00PM or email email@example.com .
Could you afford to help a neighbor for 3 hours a couple times a month? Or more, if you so desire? If so, Fairfield Glade Resident Services would like to hear from you. Volunteer as a driver and receive the great satisfaction that comes with providing a safe, door through door means of transportation for someone who can’t, doesn’t, or shouldn’t be driving. We know you will take pride in helping your neighbor.
Call the FGRS Office at (931) 456-7272 and tell us you would like to be a driver for “Way to Go!”. You can download an application here: RS -WTG-Driver Application 8-20-14, fill it out, and submit to FGRS and our WTG Operations Manager will get in touch with you. You won’t regret it. Make someone happy that they can get out of their homes and get things done.
Questions? Call “Way To Go” at (931) 200-4580 Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM till 4:00PM or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org