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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 - Arrow & Slocan Lakes (Nakusp Area)

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- 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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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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West Kootenay Seniors Transportation Coordinator

Information, options, support and community education to meet seniors' transportation needs.more info

Address / Contact Info
709 Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 5X4
Transportation Coordinator: (250) 352-2708 Ext 5247
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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