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Basic Needs / Support - Transportation - Salmo 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
Phone: 1-855-993-3100 Ext 3
Phone: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Hope Air

Many Canadians have to travel long distances to reach a medical specialist. Hope Air is a charity arranging free transportation to medical appointments.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-877-346-4673
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Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program

Various services related to seniors' transportation needs and concerns in the West Kootenay areamore info

Address / Contact Info
709A Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4G3
Seniors Transportation Program: (778) 463-5247
Kootenay Seniors Office: (250) 352-2708
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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Mountain Man Mike's Bus Service

This is a bus service traveling from Kaslo to Vancouver on Saturdays and returning Vancouver to Kaslo on Sunday. They have specific pick-up and drop-off locations. Be at the location 20 minutes early.more info

Address / Contact Info
Mike: (778) 382-7729
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Operation Come Home - Youth

Provides help, through a bus ticket program, to runaway youth, ages 16 - 19, who want to return home.more info

Address / Contact Info
Operation Come Home
150 Gloucester Street
, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0A6
Phone: 6132304663 Ext 228
Toll-free: 1-800-668-4663
Fax: (613) 230-8223
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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
Fritz: (250) 512-1385
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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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