Travelers Assistance

Linking individuals and families in transition to home, family, and support

For the distressed traveler, homeless families, victims of domestic violence, crime, abandonment or exploitation, Travelers Assistance offers assessment and counseling, links to appropriate services, reconnection to family or other means of support, travel planning and, when most needed, financial assistance.

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People may become  displaced and disconnected   from normal support systems for many reasons:        

  • Domestic violence
  • Mental illness
  • Family or marital problems
  • Medical crisis or health care need
  • Discharge from treatment or prison
  • Crime victimization
  • Exploitation
  • Travel breakdown
  • Abandonment

By the Numbers for 2016

1,272 total individuals assisted

Included Above:

625 reunited with family or other support

39 stabilized in the local community

258 instances of travel breakdown assisted

145 Homeless individuals assisted

175 people assisted with cancer travel grants

65 people assisted through Work Your Way Home