Vehicles for Change

 

Providing working families with an opportunity to own a car 

The Vehicles for Change (VFC) program is designed to empower families with financial challenges. We look to motivate these families to achieve economic and personal independence through car ownership. Eligible individuals are referred to us by social services agencies.

The Vehicles for Change program is designed to help individuals who are employed by providing them with an affordable car loan with a low interest rate to be repaid over 12 months.

These vehicles are donated but have been made mechanically sound and come with a six month or 6,000 mile warranty.

 To qualify, applicants:

  • Must be low income (at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines).Vehicles for Change
  • Must be employed (at least 30 hours per week for 30 days).
  • Must have at least one child age 18 years or younger.
  • Must have a valid Virginia’s driver’s license.
    Must be receiving or have received TANF in the past 24 months.
  • Must have savings of $250 to $300 to cover the initial cost of a down payment, insurance, taxes, tags and title.
  • Must have all bankruptcies discharged by the court.

For more information, contact us at (434) 845-5944 x229 or VFCLynchburg@humankind.org.