NEWCAP BLOGMay 16, 2017
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My Garage: A Community Project is a Newcap stability and self-sufficiency program, that provides simple repairs and maintenance on cars owned by elderly, disabled or low-income residents of Florence, Marinette, and Oconto counties. You can also qualify for this program in Brown and Shawano county if you are a working low-income resident. Services include tire rotations, fuel pump replacements and simple fixes. As the program grows, so will the services offered. The repairs will be done in Wausaukee, Green Bay, or Marinette.
Client must be elderly (60 years or age or older), disabled, or low income and working. For those low income and working, income must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For those who are elderly and disabled, income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. To find out if you are eligible, use our eligibility calculator here. The client must have the vehicle registered in their name, have proof of auto insurance and have a valid drivers license.
**Attention: Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, school closings have put a hold on servicing cars for at least a month. We are still taking applications, but please understand that it will not be evaluated for a few weeks.**
Complete an application and intake form. To complete an application, please contact the program contact. Along with completed application, send documentation of auto insurance, drivers license, proof of household income and auto registration. If approved, the Program Contact will contact you about your vehicle and repairs needing to be made.