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Community Health Message posted: 17-Sep-2019 4:09 PM PDT

Public Meetings with Isobel McKenzie, BC Seniors' Advocate
Nelson: September 19: 10:00 to 11:30am Nelson Civic Theatre
Trail: September 20: 1:30 to 2:30pm Trail Royal Canadian Legion Hall

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Senior Specific - Transportation

Bus Pass Program

An annual bus pass for BC transit system is available at a reduced cost to assist low-income seniors or Persons with Disabilities. more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Services Bus Pass
Box 9985 STN Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9R6
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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HandyDART - Boundary

A low cost transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Transit
7649 22nd Avenue
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Boundary Transit: (250) 443-2179
Fax: (250) 442-8331
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HandyDART - Castlegar

A low cost transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Transit System, Columbia Zone - Castlegar Transit
8170 Old Waneta Road
, Trail, BC, V1R 4W9
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
Fax: (250) 364-2418
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HandyDART - Greater Trail Area

A low cost transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kootenay Boundary Transit System, Columbia Zone - Trail
8170 Old Waneta Road
, Trail, BC, V1R 4W9
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
Fax: (250) 364-2418
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HandyDART- Nelson Area, Salmo, Krestova, Shoreacres, Slocan

A low cost transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Central Kootenay Transit System, Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Kootenay Seniors Transportation Service - Nelson

Various services related to seniors' transportation needs and concerns in Nelsonmore info

Address / Contact Info
709A Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5X4
Seniors Transportation Program: (778) 463-5247
Nelson CARES Office: (250) 352-6011
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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Silver City Stagelines Ltd.

New, locally owned, bus service leaving Nelson at 6:30am and arriving by noon in Kelowna. Stops include Castlegar, Trail, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway and Rock Creek. Return service leaves at 1pm.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Fritz: (250) 512-1385
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Volunteer Driver Program - Boundary

Provides a daytime volunteer service for people who are unable to access public or private transportation to attend non-emergency appointments. Areas include Christina Lake, Grand Forks and Greenwood.more info

Address / Contact Info
Boundary Health Resource Program
7649 22nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Phone: (250) 443-2162
Christina: (250) 584-4618
Fax: (250) 442-3922
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Volunteer Driver Program - Nakusp

Provides a daytime, Monday to Friday volunteer service for people who are unable to access public or private transportation to attend essential, non-emergency appointments.more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Volunteer Driver Program - Salmo

Provides a daytime service for citizens of Salmo and surrounding area who, for very specific reasons, are unable to access public or private transportation to attend medical and/or financial appointments.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salmo Community Resources Society (SCRS), Salmo Community Services Centre
311 Railway Avenue
, Salmo, BC, V0G 1Z0
Phone: (250) 357-2277
Fax: (250) 357-2385
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