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Basic Needs / Support - Transportation - Salmo Area

BC Bus Pass Program

Low-income seniors and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have access to the BC Bus Pass Program. The pass is valid in communities served by BC Transit or Translink. more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll Free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8788
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BC Transit Services - West Kootenay

Offers regularly scheduled transit, HandyDART, Health Connections and Paratransit services within the West Kootenay regionmore info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
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handyDART - Columbia (Greater Trail & Castlegar)and Kootenay Lake West (Nelson) Area Zones

A low cost accessible, door-to-door shared transit service for people with permanent or temporary disabilities that prevent them from using fixed-route transit without assistance from another person.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Transit West Kootenay System
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
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Health Connections Accessible Transportation - Kaslo, Salmo, Nakusp, Boundary

Provides communities with accessible transportation options to non-emergency medical appointments. If space available, others may also ride.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Transit - West Kootenay & Boundary Transit Systems
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
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Hope Air

Provides free flights and other supports for low income families and individuals who must travel for medical care and treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
128 West Hastings Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1G8
Toll-free: 1-877-346-4673
Fax: (416) 222-6930
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Kootenay Rideshare

A free volunteer-run site that is designed to help connect people wanting to share rides.more info

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Web Links Website

Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program

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

Address / Contact Info
805 Nelson Avenue
, Nelson, BC, V1L 2N8
Seniors Transportation Program: (778) 463-5247
Kootenay Seniors Office: (250) 352-2708
Fax: (250) 352-7087
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Medical Transportation Assistance Program - First Nations Health Authority

Medical travel assistance available to access health services not available in home community.more info

Address / Contact Info
701 - 1166 Alberni Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3Z3
Health Benefits Office: 1-855-550-5454
Fax (toll-free): 1-888-299-9222
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Mountain Man Mike's Bus Service

Bus service travels from Kaslo thru Nelson, Castlegar & the Boundary to Vancouver & return twice a week and from Kaslo thru Nelson and Salmo to Calgary & return once a week. more info

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

Provides help, through a transportation funding 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
Toll-free: 1-800-668-4663
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