$19,000 grant will help with Platte County transportation

Platte County Board of Services for the Developmentally Disabled has received a $19,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

The grant, funded under MoDot’s elderly and handicapped transportation assistance program, will finance the board’s transportation programs for developmentally disabled persons in Platte County.

The agency uses 29 vehicles to provide daily transportation to work and day programs for 98 Platte County residents with developmental disabilities. It also provides transportation for medical appointments, educational training, social activities and shopping trips for 56 clients in the agency’s residential programs.

For more information, call 816-891-0990.