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Senior Ride Programs and Disability Related Transportation

Canadian Red Cross (The)

255 Ridley Rd W
Unit 2 St Catharines, ON
L2S 0B3

A volunteer based, community organization offering a range of humanitarian and emergency services.

Emergency Management - Provides short-term (up to 72 hours), personal disaster assistance such as food, clothing and lodging in small scale disasters * responds to larger scale disasters within the Niagara Region in cooperation with government and other agencies * delivers Be Ready workshops on how to be prepared to protect yourself and your family in the event of an emergency to interested groups * volunteer opportunities available

Transportation Program - Provides transportation for older adults and people over 18 years of age with disabilities who are unable to drive or travel with conventional transit services for medical appointments, social and educational outings. Transportation available in all 12 local municipalities within Niagara. Long distance travel also possible for medical appointments in Hamilton or Toronto. Drivers use a combination of cars, vans and accessible buses to provide transportation. Phone to register for service or to schedule transportation. If interested in becoming a volunteer driver, visit redcross.ca/volunteer/apply-now.

Help Desk for Indigenous Leadership - Provides information and referrals on:

  • Planning for Health Emergencies such as guidance and training on how to protect your community.
  • Health Guidance such as hand-washing, physical distancing and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).
  • Community Wellness and Protection such as online information for children and youth, suggestions for family activities while physical distancing, and Psychological First Aid.
The knowledge, resources and referrals shared through the Help Desk will help leaders in Indigenous communities in their own planning activities. Help Desk available Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm (Central Standard Time). Please call 1-833-937-1597

Friendly Calls Program - matches people over the age of 18 with trained Red Cross personnel who connect with them regularly to check in, provide emotional support, and suggest well-being resources and community connections to other existing services. Call 1-833-979-9779 between 9 am-5 pm weekdays for more information and to register.

For First Aid inquiries, visit www.redcross.ca/training-and-certification.

https://www.redcross.ca

niagara@redcross.ca

Office: 905-680-4099

Crisis: 1-800-850-5090

Transportation Booking: 1-844-843-7331

Friendly Calls Program: 1-833-979-9779

Fax: 905-680-4011

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation

5045 Valleyview Rd
Lincoln, ON
L0R 1B2

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance. Vehicles are not wheelchair accessible.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-563-9501

Fax: 905-563-9502

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation

320 Vansickle Rd
Unit 3 St Catharines, ON
L2S 0B4

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance. Vehicles are not wheelchair accessible.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-682-3800

Fax: 905-682-2957

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation

Seaway Mall; 800 Niagara St
R30 Welland, ON
L3C 5Z4

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance. Vehicles are not wheelchair accessible.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

Office: 905-788-3181

Fax: 905-788-3182

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation


Fort Erie, ON

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation


Niagara Falls, ON

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Community Support Services of Niagara - Transportation


Thorold, ON

Volunteer drivers provide transportation rides to medical appointments, banking, shopping, and social activities. In-town and out-of-town rides are available. Rides are based on availability of volunteers and require (5) business days' notice in advance.

Potential clients must call the St Catharines office to register.

https://happyinmyhome.ca/

cssn@cssn.ca

St Catharines Office: 905-682-3800

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit

2012 First St Louth
St Catharines, ON
L2S 3V9

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 6 am-11:45 pm, Sun 8:45 am-7:45 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Fort Erie, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 6 am-9 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Niagara Falls, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 6 am-11 pm, Sun and holidays 7 am-9 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Welland, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Fri 6 am-11 pm, Sat 9:45 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-6 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Grimsby, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Lincoln, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Port Colborne, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


Wainfleet, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Niagara Region Transit - Niagara Specialized Transit


West Lincoln, ON

A shared-ride application based service that accommodates residents of Niagara who have a disability that prevents them from using conventional transit services.

Approved applicants will be eligible to book trips on all specialized transit services in Niagara including Fort Erie (FAST), Niagara Falls (Chair-a-van), Niagara Specialised Transit (NST), St Catharines (Paratransit) and Welland (WellTrans).

Niagara Speicalized Transit will also provide regional trips between municipalities for eligible users.

Niagara Region has partnered with DARTS to offer a Hamilton Transfer Hub. Located in Stoney Creek off Highway eight, this transfer hub will connect specialized transit riders with DARTS, who will drive riders to their desired location in Hamilton. Niagara Specialized Transit riders can book rides to Hamilton for work, social and medical-related trips.

https://nrtransit.ca/

Office: 1-833-678-5463

Booking Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Service Mon-Sat 7 am-10 pm

Ride Care Niagara


Niagara Falls, ON

Provides door-through-door transportation services for seniors and those with disabilities in the Niagara Region. Offers a personal attendant driver that will assist throughout the outing and can stay as a companion for the duration of the trip. One-way and round-trip options with drop off/ pick up service is also available. Out-of-region medical & airport trips available as requested

Do not operate wheelchair accessible vehicles but can accommodate clients with walkers and collapsible wheelchairs. Clients must be ambulatory.

https://www.ridecareniagara.ca

contact@ridecareniagara.ca

Office: 905-327-4229

Transportation Service Hours vary