Some churches and charities may offer car payment assistance to the needy, advises Need Help Paying Bills. Others, such as 1-800-Charity Cars, offer free vehicles for qualified individuals including domestic abuse victims, victims of natural disasters and families in transitional living shelters.
Some charities provide gas vouchers. For example, Free Gas USA offers grants to help low-income individuals purchase gas to get to work or medical appointments. The Salvation Army also provides gas money and bus cards. Individuals can apply for assistance at a local Salvation Army center.
Other charity transportation assistance may include money for car repairs and low-interest loans to purchase vehicles, states Need Help Paying Bills.