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Health Services - Transportation - Health Related - Salmo Area

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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Interior Medical Transport (IMT) Service

Offers private non-emergency medical transportation for patients requiring long term care relocations, repatriations, mobility assistance for medical appointments.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 368-7978
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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
805 Nelson Avenue
, Nelson, BC, V1L 0C5
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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Travel Assistance Program (TAP)

Offers travel discounts to eligible BC residents enrolled in the Medical Services Plan who must travel within the province for specialized medical services not available in their community.more info

Address / Contact Info
General Inquiries: 1-800-663-7100
Obtain Confirmation Number: 1-800-661-2668
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Volunteer Driver Program - Salmo

Provides a daytime service for citizens of Salmo/Ymir and surrounding area who are unable to access public or private transportation to attend medical dental and other essential 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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Volunteer Driver Program - West Kootenay

Provides a daytime, Monday to Friday volunteer service for those living in the West Kootenay area and who are unable to access public or private transportation for medical, social or recreational purposes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar and District Community Services Society
1007 2nd Avenue
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Toll Free: 1-877-304-2990
Coordinator: (250) 365-2104 Ext 22
Fax: (250) 365-2154
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