North Shore Health Network

Site: Blind River - Causley St

Service: Transportation Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage
Description (Service) Provides local and out-of-town transportation for eligible users to medical related appointments
Hours Hours are flexible to meet the needs of individuals
Areas Served Blind River ; Desbarats ; Echo Bay ; Iron Bridge ; Laird Township ; Richards Landing ; Spanish ; St Joseph Island ; Thessalon ;
  • Catchment areas from Sowerby, Ontario to Spanish, Ontario 
  • Will travel to Toronto if required
Eligibility
  • Frail, elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to take public transportation
 
Volunteers: 
  • Must have a reliable vehicle, with insurance coverage 
  • Must have clear background record check
Application Transportation Services 
  • Contact Sandra or Nadia to make reservation 
  • Clients are asked to provide at least 1 week notice of appointment, if possible
 
Volunteers: 
  • Print off the application and return the completed form by mail, fax or in person 
  • Contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator Danielle Vaux 
  • Must provide a clear record check which is free of charge when the application process to become a volunteer has begun
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - The cost to client is the portion of travel not covered by the Northern Health Travel Grant; Fee is based on kilometres ; Fee assistance available.
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2265 Ext 2450
Fax 705-356-2574
Website www.brdhc.on.ca/transportation/
Primary Contact Darlene Wilkins, Manager Community Support Services; Phone: 705-356-2265 ext 2455; Email: dwilkins@brdhc.on.ca
Alternate Contact Therese Maurice; Phone: 705-356-2265 ext 2450; Email: tmaurice@brdhc.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Darlene Wilkins, Volunteer Coordinator
Primary Executive Gaston Lavigne, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-356-2265 ext 2600; Email: glavigne@brdhc.on.ca
Located In Community Blind River
Address 525 Causley St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
 
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Intersection Causley St and Cobden Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial