This free service provides riders a way home in the event of a midday emergency, up to three times per calendar year.
The program is available to all STAR vanpool riders and bus patrons whose route does not offer Midday service. Covered emergencies include: In the event of an emergency, call METRO STAR at 713-224-RIDE (7433) or toll free at 1-888-606-RIDE (7433), Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. (except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day).
Collections are developed by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in collaboration with consultants and partner organizations.All collections are subjected to a peer-review process where seasoned advocates, academics, and other professionals in the field with particular expertise in the issue at hand are invited to provide input and recommend resources.Registered METRO bus customers and participating vanpool riders will be provided taxi service to their destination.A STAR Customer Service Representative will provide you with the name of the company, as well as the vehicle number of the taxi that will pick you up.This fictitious phone number was used in the 1979 horror film When a Stranger Calls; in the opening of the television series The Rockford Files; in the 1984 film Ghostbusters; and on two episodes of the second season of the TV series Mission: Impossible: episode 22 titled "The Killing" (on the killer's phone) and, fourth season, episode 12, titled "Time Bomb" (on a phone at a nuclear plant in a fictitious country).
VAWnet's Special Collections are organized lists of select resources on specific topics related to gender-based violence that provide contextual information to encourage critical analysis.
Across the United States Watch Video Seniors and others on Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8), Home Energy Assistance, Programs Food Stamps/SNAP, General Assistance, or below the poverty line, can apply to qualify for a free cell phone and free cell service.
So that seniors can have access to free telecommunications for checking in, for safety or personal use.
This collection highlights key resources for the EITC, the Child Tax Credit, Health Coverage Tax Credits, and others, highlighting resources specific to domestic violence survivors and advocates working with survivors.
This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence.
Due to their regular, daily presence USPS letter carriers watch for signs that something is out of the ordinary with an elderly or disabled person living alone.