Community Resource Centre

Site: Fergus - Mailing Address

Service: Transportation Services

Contact Information
Alternate Name CRC
Office Phone 519-843-7003
Toll Free Phone 1-866-694-9562
Fax 519-827-2122
Primary Contact Kay McGinnis, Transportation Coordinator
Alternate Contact Ali Kane-DeCaire, Volunteer Coordinator
Located In Community Fergus
Mailing Address PO Box 442 
Fergus, ON N1M 3E2
Physical Access Not Applicable ; Service arranged by phone
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Member of Wellington Transportation Services, a network of service providers who believe every resident of Wellington County should have access to transportation, and that residents deserve necessary transportation supports, services, and programming that is integral to their well being.
Description (Service) Coordinates rides to medical, legal, counselling, food bank and social service appointments. Also provides: 
* rides for educational upgrading (through Wellington County Learning Centre and Upper Grand Continuing Education) 
* rides to employment agencies and job interviews 
* short-term transportation can be provided for jobs or educational purposes while client pursues permanent transportation 
* other types of rides may be provided upon approval 
**Community Resource Centre provides transportation referrals to other participating service providers such as: Family and Children's Services, VON Canada, and East Wellington Community Services
Hours To book rides, call or e-mail Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
* drives can be completed outside of office hours when booked in advance
Areas Served Centre Wellington ; Mapleton ; Minto ; Wellington North
Eligibility Ages: 64 year(s) and under 
Must be a resident of Centre Wellington, Wellington North or Mapleton Townships or Town of Minto  
Must not have any other means of transportation.  
Must fit within Community Resource Centre's low income criteria. 
Must not be eligible for transportation with other service providers. 
**Individuals who do not meet eligibility requirements will be referred to the appropriate agency within Wellington Transportation Services**
Application To access service for the first time, call 519-843-7003 or e-mail 
Assessments are done by service providers during initial call to understand client needs, ensure appropriate service or referral is provided and address any additional concerns.
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington (annual operating funds)
Print Material Brochure - Wellington Transportation Services
Service Categories General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Transportation Issues