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GTA COVID Vaccination and Transportation Assistance

Transportation to Vaccine Clinics - York Region


Description
Residents who require transportation assistance for vaccine appointments can contact YRT Mobility On-Request at 1-866-744-1119 to arrange a ride. 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 kimjalbert@adaptofontario.com 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
  • volunteer organization arranging rides to COVID vaccination appointments for those 65 years and older living in York Region
  • can also book vaccination appointments for those 65 and older living in York Region
  • to register, visit pinkcars.ca or call 905-479-8888


Markham

Markham Vaccinates
  • Assistance booking online appointments and free transportation through volunteer drivers to vaccine appointments for those 65 and older living in Markham
  • Visit www.markhamvaccinates.com or contact the intake centre (which is running out of Grace Anglican church) at 905-294-3184
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


Stouffville

Stouffville Vaccinates
  • Assistance booking online appointments and free transportation through volunteer drivers to vaccine appointments for those 65 years and older living in Stouffville
  • Visit www.stouffvillevaccinates.com to register or call 416-646-5108 (works with Markham Vaccinates)


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
  • 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
September 23, 2021
Address
No Physical Location
Vaughan, ON
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Hours of Operation
Hours vary by agency
Service Area(s)
York Region