NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

GTA COVID Vaccination and Transportation Assistance

Transportation to Vaccine Clinics - Peel Region


Description

CANES Community Care, Ride Connect 
  • call 1-877-743-3025 (1-877-RIDE-025)
  • provides transportation to seniors 55+ and persons with disabilities who require rides to and from medical appointments 
  • serves Etobicoke, Brampton, Malton, Mississauga-Halton, Oakville, and Woodbridge areas .
  • if the client is travelling with a caregiver, there is no extra charge for the trip; alternately if a passenger requires assistance and does not have someone to travel with, the service can provide a caregiver to the client for Passenger Assistance during their ride


Caledon Community Services
  • call 905-584-23000 ext 217, 218 or 264 ; agency offers two programs -- Specialized Transportation or Community Transportation Option (details below)
Specialized Transportation option:Community Transportation option:
  • Available to residents aged 13-59 years without a disability who can travel independently and without a mobility aid
  • Service requires a Completed Application form


Dignity Transportation:  
  • call 416-398-2222, or toll free at 1-866-398-2109 or send an email to info@dignitytransportation.com
  • offers rides to individuals with special needs 
  • offers wheelchair accessible transportation
  • available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week
  • fee for service required


Tulip Nurses and Caregivers
  • call 905-792-2777 OR 1-844-885-CARE (2273)
  • offers non-emergency patient transfer to and from medical appointments
  • provides stretcher and wheelchairs if required
  • 2 days prior booking is required
  • fee for service required


STL Transportation
  • call 905-599-5816 or email Booking@supertrans.ca
  • transports clients to and from medical appointments
  • fee for service required


GTA Accessible Transportation
  • call toll free 1-800-936-3040 or email info@gtaaccessible.com
  • offers accessible transportation services for individuals with mobility issues, physical, mental, cognitive and developmental abilities, ranging in age from school aged to senior citizens 
  • fee for service required


TransHelp
  • persons of any age who have transportation barriers can use TransHelp to get to and from COVID vaccination appointments in Peel Region free of charge by calling 905-791-1015
  • call at least 48 hours in advance of appointment
  • do not have to be TransHelp clients for assistance

Uber Vouchers

To qualify for an Uber voucher, client must:
  • find it difficult to get to and from a vaccine clinic or appointment.
  • use voucher to attend a vaccine clinic or appointment.
  • be 18 years or older.
  • live, work or attend school in Peel (Uber services for Brampton and Mississauga areas only).
  • Have a smartphone and Internet access.
  • Have an existing Uber account or ability to download the Uber app
  • Have a debit or credit card (needed to create an Uber account)
If client meets criteria, email ubervouchers@peelregion.ca. In email, indicate if it is for first or second dose.

Voucher cannot be used to travel outside of Peel.

Voucher includes a 2-way trip to vaccine clinic/appointment to maximum value of $25 each way. Charges beyond maximum value of voucher will be charged to client's Uber account.

Vouchers can be used 1 time only. Any unused funds cannot be carried over. Vouchers expire at 11:59 p.m. on September 30.

Caledon Residents
  • Uber does not fully service Caledon; Caledon residents cannot be picked up in Caledon.
  • For Caledon clients who have a vaccine appointment in Mississauga or Brampton, Uber can drop off in Caledon following appointment - 1-way trip only.
  • 1-way vouchers of $25 given and riders charged for fees beyond $25 voucher limit.
Eligibility
Varies by program
Application Process
Application varies by program
Languages
English, Other languages may be available, call individual programs for details
Fees
Varies by program
Documents Required
Call or email program for information
Accessibility
No physical location
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
July 19, 2021
Address
No Physical Location
Mississauga, ON
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Hours of Operation
Hours vary by agency
Service Area(s)
Peel Region