|Record #: GUE0185||Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021||Last Full Update: 01 Sep 2020|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-694-9562|
|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 email@example.com
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.
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|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|