Douglas County First Call connects Douglas County seniors, people with disabilities, and their families, with free information and referrals to transportation and other services.
Current Grant Funding:
The County applies for grant funds through the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) and the Regional Transportation District (RTD). Current transportation funding for 2017 includes $135,000 from RTD, $220,000 from CDOT and $185,000 from DRCOG.
Douglas County residents* may qualify for grant-subsidized services if you can answer yes to any of these questions:
- Are you age 60 or older?
- Are you a person living with a disability?
- Is your income below 200 percent of poverty (please see Monthly Income Eligibility Standards chart below)?
Please note that grant funds are limited and availability is not guaranteed. Contact First Call at 330-660-7519 for more information.
*Douglas County residents have a physical address in the county. For homeless residents, the following factors may be considered when determining residency: child enrolled in a Douglas County School District school, employed within Douglas County, benefits and services obtained through Douglas County Human Services, or documents demonstrating your last permanent residence was in Douglas County).
Grant funds identified above are available through the following grant partners:
- Auburn Ridge
- Castle Rock Senior Center
- Continuum of Colorado
- Metro Taxi
- Neighbor Network
- Parker Senior Center
- To The Rescue
Other transportation options are available on the Transit Resources web page.
Statement of Rights:
Title VI Notice to Beneficiaries
Douglas County, including Douglas County Transit Solutions, provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability, according to the provisions contained in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations (Executive Order 12898).
To request additional information on Douglas County’s Title VI/ Nondiscrimination policy or to file a discrimination complaint, please contact the Transit Mobility Program Manager, Faye Estes, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-660-7460. You may also contact the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Center for Equal Opportunity at 303-757-9303.