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Get Help with Transportation Costs!

Get Help with Transportation Costs!

Transportation is one of the number one complaints we receive from our readers. Buying and maintaining a vehicle is expensive – and often, alternative transportation like bike shares and public transportation are expensive, too.


Although there aren’t many assistance programs for transportation, we’ve found a few.

There are legitimate programs that give away free cars.

There are a lot of scams out there but we’ve found a few reputable, trustworthy programs that offer free vehicles. If you need a vehicle but can’t afford one, be sure to check out this list.


Veterans can also apply for the Keys to Progress giveaway.

If you need to buy a car, you can’t afford to miss this.

Buying a car is a huge expense. Please learn from my mistakes and check out this list of 30 car buying tips!


Bike share programs offer low income discounts.

If you live in an area with a bike share program, you may be eligible for discounts! We’ve found discounts for many popular bike services, including Lime and Jump. Get the full list of low income bike share discounts here.

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Stuck in Michigan

Saturday 19th of February 2022

I live in Michigan, my husband receives SSI, I should be, his income is our only income, our truck is down in as over 200,000.0 Mile on it and it's only a 1999, I love the truck but it is only 2 wheel drive and we should have a 4×4 and it needs everything from clutch to battery and everything in between, it's going to take alot to fix it and but is a runner and driver, my husband says he will have fix it so it is down and we have nothing to drive, in between homesteads staying in our camper in a friend's yard and have no way to move what we do have, and can't afford to buy a new truck, and while we maybe here,this is only temporary and can't stay forever, I have no idea what we are going to do, but we can't stay stuck forever, I need my truck fixed or I need a 4×4 truck, I dream of owning another Toyota someday, my husband and I fell in love with Toyota after my 87 truck which is our other truck we have, which is another story and is broken down as well, I am a truck girl and I can't be kept out of a truck , oh sure I have had car but only because I had too, no I am a truck girl, you can set my truck on for and role it down a hill and I still won't trade it for a couple devile ,lol sorry I had to say it because it's the truth, give me a truck or don't, i mean a car don't fit in with us, it absolutely has to be a truck. Anyway I will just be stuck in Michigan till we figure out how we are going to get unstuck.


Wednesday 23rd of February 2022

Low Income Relief is an information service and does not provide cash or items directly. You will need to search our website for information about organizations that can help you meet those needs. Chat with Lira, she might be able to help!

Tammy L Magner

Thursday 13th of May 2021

Is there such thing as free car title registration for low income snap cardholders on washington if they have been gifted a car via friend or family. I heard you can get all fees of a title transfer waved.? Info?

Hannah Benge

Friday 16th of July 2021

We don't have information on that currently but we have it on our research list to try and find things to help with registration. We hope to find something soon! -Hannah

steven hammel

Monday 30th of March 2020

thank you!

Tina B West

Thursday 5th of December 2019

Any help out there for breast cancer patients who need help with tires, brakes, oil chg? I'm in central Florida and travel distance to cancer dr/cancer hospital is 45 miles one way.....

Riley Thomson

Friday 6th of December 2019

Tina, Here is everything we have for low cost auto repair. You could also try for more resources in your area. I hope this helps. -Riley

Robyn Tice

Thursday 10th of October 2019

I am disabled 53. I have cops stage 4 hypothyroidism with hashimoto's autoimmune disease. Poly neuropathy. I am in a wheelchair my doctor has me going into a motorized wheelchair Because I cant use the manuel one anymore. With the neuropathy in my hands. But I still won't be able to do anywhere and I am still a caged animal Because I need a disability accessible vehicle. I dont have money. My husband and my disability pays the bill but nothing left over to pay for a vehicle. Could you steer us in the right direction to get help getting a van with no money please I need to feel like a person again please

Riley Thomson

Monday 14th of October 2019

Robyn, I'm so sorry for your troubles. I can't even imagine. I know that some states offer free transit for those with disabilities. They pick you up at your door! You could also try for more resources in your area. I hope this helps and that you get some answers. -Riley