Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Partners with Dryden Native Friendship Centre to provide transportation services 
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments, shopping, and social activities 
  • Works by providing up to 6 discount taxi vouchers per month
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Dryden ; Eagle River ; Wabigoon Township
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
Must meet one of the following criteria:  
  • The client is in receipt of or eligible to receive other long term care community services 
  • The client is isolated and requires social interaction or stimulation
 
Transportation
 
Client must meet one of the following criteria: 
  • Unable to access public transportation because of short or long term physical limitations 
  • Requires escort during the trip because of frailty or cognitive impairment 
  • Specialized transit is not available or the individual does not meet the eligibility criteria for Handi-Transit 
  • Public transportation is not available and friends or relatives are not available or able to provide transportation
Application
  • Initial assessment required 
  • Requires completion of a photo identification card (valid for 1 year); done during initial visit
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-5278
Fax 807-223-5273
E-Mail prss@drytel.net
Website www.drydenseniorservices.ca
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Primary Contact Colleen Hill, Administrative Secretary; Phone: 807-223-5278 ext 25; Email: colleenhill@drytel.net
Primary Executive Penney Bradley, Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-223-5278 ext 22; Email: penney.bradley@drytel.net
Alternate Executive Tammy Rollins, Community Outreach; Phone: 807-223-5278 ext 30; Email: tammy.rollins@drytel.net
Located In Community Dryden
Address 35 Van Horne Ave
Dryden, ON P8N 3B4
 
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Intersection Van Horne Ave and Princess St
Physical Access Fully 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)