Helping someone move toward transportation independence is truly life-changing work. Please keep a few thoughts in mind:

  • Your mental health matters! There will be moments of stress and frustration along the way - for you as well as the client. Take a breath, and take a break if need be!

  • Most people fail the learner’s permit test the first time, even people who have grown up here and primarily communicate in English! Learning how to take the test can be just as difficult as the content of the test itself.

  • Your client has the right to take the learner’s permit test in the language of their choice. Please let us know if a client runs into an issue with that at the DMV.

  • We are here for you. Always. Please email Maura at volunteers@reestablishrichmond.org if you need anything.

To view the slides from our Transportation Training Module, click on the image above. To download, click here

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