“ Poverty is not a universal experience…” Surveys were sent to local services in order to get a better understanding of how to make that statement true for Rockbridge.
Identifying Problems and Assessing Needs Services survey respondents provide Service Provided Number of agencies/ agency divisions providing service Child Care 3 Educational Services 8 Food Assistance 7 Fuel Assistance 4 Healthcare 4 Housing Assistance 4 Job Training 5 Language Translation Services 3 Transportation Services 6 Services for A-Risk Youth 7 Services of the Elderly 9 Services for the Mentally Disabled 9 Services for the Abused 7 Services for the Physically Disabled 9 Other Services (e.g. counseling, information dissemination, shelter, prevention services, homeownership assistance, etc.) 17
Rockbridge area residents without private motor vehicles Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H6, H18, H20, H38, H40, H42, H43, and H44. Virginia Rockbridge County Buena Vista City Lexington City % Without Vehicles 7.7 4.7 14.2 14.2