GTA COVID-19 Vaccination and Transportation Assistance

Transportation to Vaccine Clinics - York Region

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Description
Residents who require transportation assistance for vaccine appointments can contact YRT Mobility On Request at 1-866-744-1119 to arrange a ride for a standard fare. Translation services are available if needed.


Additional Transportation Services


ADAPT

Accessible transportation for seniors, veterans using mobility aids, and people with physical or mental disabilities
  • vans can accommodate up to 3 wheelchairs or other mobility vehicles such as scooters and 3 walk-ons
  • email [email protected] or visit ADAPT of Ontario to register
  • fee for service - $15 one way or $30 return trip within Town of Newmarket; $2.75 per kilometre for pick-up and dropoff locations outside Town of Newmarket ; caregivers accompanying clients travel free


CHATS
  • non-profit agency offering transportation to seniors and adults with disabilities
  • call (905) 713-6596 / 1-877-452-4287 or visit website to check for eligibility and apply
  • free rides to vaccination appointments can be given for clients with no other way of getting to their appointments


Routes
  • for persons in York Region with barriers that do not allow them to use public transportation or taxis
  • to check for eligibility and register call (905) 722-4616 or visit website
  • there is a fee for rides not invoiced to an organization; for information, contact organization - subsidies may be available


Pinkcars.ca
  • organization arranging free rides to COVID vaccination appointments for those 65 years and older living in York Region; can still provide this service, but encourages people to book at local pharmacy if possible
  • can also book vaccination appointments for those 65 and older living in York Region
  • to register, visit pinkcars.ca or email [email protected]


Markham

Carefirst
  • transportation and wraparound services are available for those who live in South-East Markham
  • call 416-646-5108 or visit website for more details
Woodbridge

CANES
  • 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 Woodbridge area
  • fee charged is on a sliding scale depending on client income and distance of trip; call for details
  • 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
Eligibility
Varies by program
Application Process
Application varies by program
Languages
English, Other languages may be available, contact organization directly for details
Fees
Varies by program
Documents Required
Contact individual programs for details
Accessibility
No physical location
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
August 18, 2023
Address
No Physical Location
Vaughan, ON
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Hours of Operation
Hours vary by agency
Service Area(s)
York Region