NEED A CAR?
The Good News Mountaineer Garage receives funding from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to provide vehicles to families who need transportation to get to work and job training so they can get off public assistance.
The program is operated statewide and has helped more than 3,500 families become self-supporting. A follow-up study found that one year after receiving a GNMG vehicles:
87% of the families went off public assistance
80% were working
13% were in job training
Jobs & Hope West Virginia is the state’s comprehensive response to the substance use disorder crisis. Established by Governor Jim Justice and the West Virginia Legislature, this program offers support through a statewide collaboration of agencies in West Virginia in recovery the opportunity to obtain career training and to ultimately secure meaningful employment. Good News Mountaineer Garage and Jobs & Hope West Virginia partnered in April 2020 to provide West Virginians a dependable vehicle who are engaged in a recovery program.
The Keys to Success program is designed to assist individuals in purchasing a vehicle to make it to and from work. Good News Mountaineer Garage staff will be here to support applicants through the process of applying for a loan, learning about credit and purchasing a vehicle.