Canadian Red Cross Society - North Bay

Site: North Bay Branch

Service: Seniors' Transportation Program

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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: Vehicles are not equipped to accommodate wheelchairs
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service hours vary, call for information
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
  • Prospective clients must not be able to access 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 be able to get in and out of a vehicle with minimal assistance
 
Note: Exceptions are made for individuals 55 years and older and are receiving dialysis or have an aging associated disease
Application Call to register for an eligibility assessment
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - minimal fee
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-5760
Fax 705-495-1539
E-Mail northbay@redcross.ca
Website www.redcross.ca
Primary Contact Lori Cappadocia, Seniors' Transportation Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-472-5760 ext 124; Email: lori.cappadocia@redcross.ca
Primary Executive Louise Trudel, Senior Manager of Operations; Phone: 705-674-0737 ext 7202; Fax: 705-674-4310; Email: louise.trudel@redcross.ca
Located In Community North Bay
Address 1275 Main St W
North Bay, ON P1B 2W7
 
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Intersection Main St and Mattawa St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - United Way of Sudbury and Nipissing Districts