We can help you

get a safe and reliable car

that will give you an opportunity to change your situation and help you re-write your story.

Gain Independence

More Job Opportunities

Drive Your Life Forward

Do you feel stuck in an endless cycle?

Do you constantly feel dependent on others to provide for your family?

Do you wish to create a budget that you could actually live by?

Are your job opportunities limited without a reliable car?

Do you ever wish you could re-write your story?

It's time to take back control of your life

Your ability to take care of your family shouldn't be limited due to a lack of transportation. Making that change starts with a series of small but effective decisions that will positively drive your life forward.

Safe & Reliable Cars

We want to make sure that you have an opportunity to get your life back on track. Having a car that you can count on to get you and your family to where they need to be is a key step to that success.

Car Care Clinic Class

One of the best ways to make sure that your car remains reliable is to learn the basics of how to take care of it. We have a team of experts ready to show you what you need to know to keep things running.

Training & Guidance

Our entire team understands that re-writing your story is more than four tires and a set of keys. We'll help you create a budget and provide information about maintaining adequate insurance to protect you, your family and your vehicle. 

Re-writing Your Story is as Easy as 1-2-3

It all starts with a decision to make a change. Follow the simple steps below to begin your new journey.


Reach Out to Us

Every journey starts with the first step. Reach out to us today and our team will help you start the process. 


Begin Application Process

Our team will work with you to fill out your application to determine your eligibility.


Follow the Plan

After the application process, you will be given an action plan. Follow this plan to begin re-writing your story!

Apply for a Car

Eligibility Requirements

  • Are you at least 21 years old?
  • Do you have a current driver’s license? Anyone else in your household that may be driving the car, do they have a current driver’s license? These must have your current address on them.
  • Do you have proof of residency, (6 months or more in Douglas or Pope County)?
  • You will need current bank account balance (If you have accounts in your name).
  • You will need a copy of pay stubs for the last 30 days (if employed) or proof of other income.
  • You will need to have a Douglas or Pope County Agency or church send a referral to us explaining the need and compliance with their program.

Next Steps

After all the information is received, verified, and accepted, you will be put on a waiting list.

Once a car is available you will be notified.

Once you are notified, you will be responsible for obtaining car insurance.

You will be required to attend a budget and maintenance class provided by Car Care Program and held on Car Care Saturday.

Then you will be presented with YOUR car.

Want to make a referral?

Apply for a Repairs

Through the partnership of local car dealers and part stores, Car Care Program can offer a repair service to those that qualify.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Is this the sole means of transportation for the household?
  2. Is this the first time you’ve recieved this service from Car Care Program?
  3. Have you received a car from Car Care Program?

If you answered yes to #1 & #2 and no to #3, please fill out an application.

Next Steps

If you are eligible, we will schedule an evaluation of the vehicle. We are checking to see:

  • If the repair is essential for safety or reliability.
  • If the repair cost is feasible based on the vehicle’s age and
  • condition.
  • If the repairs can be done within the budget limits of Car Care Program.
  • If the repairs can be completed in four hour block of time
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