Canadian Red Cross Society - Kenora and District

Site: Dryden

Service: Seniors Transportation Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers door to door transportation 
  • Provides rural and local residents transportation for medical or health related appointments in/out of town 
  • Acts as a 3rd party designate for travel grants so local individuals can sign the travel grant over to cover some or all of the cost for out of town and/or overnight trips
 
Wheelchair Passengers 
  • Accommodates folding wheelchairs for individuals able to get in and out without assistance 
  • Accommodates wheelchair bound passengers with a companion
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay ; Transportation to Winnipeg, MB now available
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
  • Must not be able to access the public transportation services (ie 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 the vehicle with minimal assistance
 
Wheelchair Passengers 
  • Wheelchair bound passengers must be accompanied by companion and he/she is required to provide all assistance 
  • Companions assisting passenger receive transportation for free but all other charges, including accommodations, are at their own expense
Application Payments are invoiced and sent to service users at end of each month
 
Wheelchair Passengers
 
  • All registered passengers are required to make arrangements a minimum of 3 days prior for local trips and a minimum of 7 days prior for out of town trips  
  • Non- registered passengers require extra time for the required documentation to be completed
Languages English
Fees Service - Minimal user fees
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-4751
Toll Free Phone 1-888-277-9089
Fax 807-223-5815
E-Mail Dryden@redcross.ca
Website www.redcross.ca
Primary Executive Carol Peterson, Transportation Coordinator
Alternate Executive Shana Hansson, District Branch Manager
Located In Community Dryden
Address 103 Duke St
Dryden, ON P8N 3E3
 
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Intersection Duke St and Kirkpatrick Ave
Mailing Address c/o Dryden Red Cross 
PO Box 1023 
Dryden, ON P8N 3E3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations