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Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides door to door transportation for seniors to help them with various activities such as grocery shopping, medical appointments and social outings  
 
NOTE: Vans are not equipped to accommodate wheelchairs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie ; Wawa
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
  • Prospective clients must have cognitive or physical impairments which result in being unable to access the public transportation services (too far to walk/bus stairs too difficult) 
  • Must not be able to drive themselves 
  • Must not live in a long-term care facility 
  • Must not have support from family members or friends to assist with appointments 
  • Must be able to get in and out of the vehicle with minimal assistance
 
Note: Exceptions are made for individuals 55 years and older and are receiving dialysis or have an age related illness
Application
  • Eligibility assessment required, contact Transportation Coordinator to schedule 
  • Transportation services must be booked a week in advance
Languages English ; French ; Italian - Staff person, no services provided
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-4547
Toll Free Phone 1-877-881-3131
Fax 705-759-5865
E-Mail ssmbranch@redcross.ca
Website www.redcross.ca
Primary Contact Louisa van Lith, Community Development Coordinator; Phone: 705-759-4547 ext 7590031; Email: louisa.vanlith@redcross.ca
Primary Executive Mara DeFazio, Senior Manager; Phone: 705-759-4547 ext 7590039; Email: mara.defazio@redcross.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 475 Trunk Rd, Unit 5
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3T1
 
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Intersection Trunk Rd and Shannon Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - Service