Whiskey Tango FoxtrotGetting to know the Military Community in San Diego Arun Prem FACT, Executive Director CalACT Spring 2014 Conference, San Diego
Assist San Diego County residents with barriers to mobility to achieve independence through coordination of transportation services.
FACT Role FACT is the CTSA* for San Diego County *Consolidated Transportation Services Agency State law designation through a formal contract with SANDAG
FACT Role One stop shop for transportation assistance
FACT Services • Rides • Freereferrals to other transportation
FACT Service Model Refer to other service FACT If none available… Find low cost trip from Brokerage Refer to Confirm
FACT Context and Rationale for VTCLI grant
Transportation in San Diego • MTS • NCTD* some service on Camp Pendelton • Volunteer, Social services • Taxicabs • SANDAG* Military not mentioned in Coordinated Plan
Military in San Diego • 16 Military facilities/bases • VA Hospital • Largest concentrations
TRANSPORTATION MILITARY DAV Transportation VA transportation 2-1-1 Transportation Database
Interest in VTCLI • Transit • Social services transportation • VA • SANDAG • Elected officials
VTCLI Barriers – Tech, Financial • Matching funds • Financially viable partner • IT resources • Sponsor
VTCLI Barriers - Social • Lack of communication • Trust • History of coordination • Awareness • Lack of “familiarity”
VTCLI Breakthrough • FACTBoard • 211 • 211 Courage to Call help line • Veterans Coalition of San Diego • • VA • Navy Medical Center • Workforce partnership one-stops • Camp Pendleton leadership • Aging - Governors Interagency Council on Veterans….
VTCLI Proposal • 211 + SANDAG + FACT • Integration of call centers • Services database • Interface - website, app, kiosks
FACT Status • Grant awarded $2.05m, VTCLI - 2 • Mutual agreements completed • Work plan final • Implementation under way • 21 month timeline….
Contact: • Arun Prem • Executive Director • firstname.lastname@example.org • (888) 924-3228 • www.factsd.org • Thank you!