ISEAL - Social Service Adapted Transport
Topic of the practice
Good Practice Information
ISEAL, service of adapted transport for disabled people in rural areas of Aragon, demonstrates a good practice of socially dedicated mobility initiatives.
Within the framework of European aid to local development and employment ISEAL covers the lack of attention to dependent people - elderly, physically and mentally disabled and people in overall social exclusion in the RURAL AREA.
Promoter: Aragonese Institute of Social Services; demanding party: local entities of Aragon.
The everyday implementation is carried out by each subregion, through LOCAL GRASSROOT SERVICES. They identified the need and prescribe the service. Depending on the number of beneficiaries and resources (2 vehicles of 8 to 10 seats on average per subregion, coordinator for each local entity design the route "à la carte". ESF financing up to 80% and local entities provide more than 20%. Costs for users ranges between 0€ and 7€ per day based on the incomes.
Evidence of success
Adapted Transport Service is used in 20 out of 33 Aragonese subregions.
68 new posts created since 2008.
600 people/year in risk of social exclusion inhabiting rural areas of Aragon are beneficiaries of the service regularly (25-30 people/subregion).
Contact details to obtain further information on the practice
Aragonese Institute of Social Services