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Scope of Services 

The CAA CARS program offers a unique opportunity for clients to purchase a vehicle and gain crucial financial knowledge and empowerment. We aim to empower participants to secure reliable transportation, enabling them to obtain or retain employment and education.  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must live in Hamilton County
  • 18 years or older
  • Must be employed.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • CARS clients must be at or below 200% Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
  • Proof of insurance (at the time of car purchase)

Program Requirements

  • Must demonstrate ability to maintain car ownership after purchase
  • Participants must have a vehicle inspection before purchase (up to 2 inspections covered)
  • Participants must purchase vehicles from a reputable dealership
  • A minimum of $1,000 is required from the client to be matched 2:1
  • Meet weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly with CAA Financial Coach

Vehicle Purchase

  • Eligible CARS participants can contribute up to $2,000 towards the purchase of a vehicle to be matched
  • CAA will match participants' savings 2:1 up to $4,000 towards the purchase of the vehicle
  • Participant may be eligible for a preventative maintenance voucher for up to $250

If interested, please email Tiffani Jackson with your full name, address, and phone number.