Accessible Service

Specialized Transportation

This program has been consolidated into two services and includes transportation for both accessible and rural needs.

This service provides accessible transportation for youth, adults or seniors who have mobility challenges or special needs and are residents of Northumberland County.  Rides to attend: Appointments (medical drives take priority), meetings, social, shopping or recreational activities.

  • Benefits of this Service:
  • Destinations within Northumberland County and surrounding urban areas
  • Affordable fees, confirmed when booking
  • Rides are be pre-booked, 48 hours in advance (subject to seat availability)
  • Agency vans driven by professional drivers
  • Curb to curb service
  • Van Hours – (M-F) 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, some weekend options
  • Accommodate wheelchairs, walkers and child car seats
  • Cancellation Policy

*Ask about the Enhanced Rural Living subsidy program to see if you qualify.

If you’d like more information, please complete an Information Request Form.


Specialized Transportation Program Sponsors


Community Care Northumberland

Rural Service

Specialized Transportation

This program has been consolidated into two services and includes transportation for both accessible and rural needs.

Working with the County of Northumberland and several local municipalities, the goal of this service is to offer rural transportation within the County that is affordable, accessible, and sustainable for all residents Northumberland County; families, youth, seniors and adults. Rides to attend: appointments, meetings, work, school, social, shopping, or recreational activities.

  • Benefits of this Service:
  • Affordable fees, confirm when booking
  • Rides must be pre-booked, 24 hours in advance (subject to seat availability)
  • Agency vans driven by professional drivers
  • Similar to a ‘rural bus service’ with established pick up/ drop off sites:
  • Cramahe and Alnwick/ Haldimand Townships - Central Route - operates Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
  • Hamilton Township - Western Route - operates Wednesdays
  • Municipality of Trent Hills - Trent Hills Route - operates Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
  • Ward 2 - Port Hope - Western Route - service days TBA
  • Van Hours – (M-F) 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Accessible options available
  • Cancellation Policy

For further information about these Specialized Transportation services (Accessible or Rural), please call the Specialized Transportation Department  - 1-866-768-7778.

*Ask about the Enhanced Rural Living subsidy program to see if you qualify.

To book a ride with Community Care Northumberland's specialized transportation services, you must pre - register as a client. Start the process by completing an Information Request Form.

 


Specialized Transportation Program Sponsors


Community Care Northumberland

Volunteer Driving Program

This service is available to adults who are aging, have special needs, or are recovering from illness or injury, with priority given based on assessed need.  Rides to attend: appointments (medical drives take priority), meetings, work, school, social, shopping, or recreational activities.

Benefits of this Service:

  • Volunteer drivers using their own personal vehicles
  • Affordable fees, confirm when booking
  • Rides are pre-booked, 48 hours in advance (subject to volunteer driver's availability)
  • Door to door service
  • Cancellation Policy (link under construction)

For further information about the Volunteer Driving Program, please call your local Community Care Northumberland office.  

*Ask about the Enhanced Rural Living subsidy program to see if you qualify.

To book a ride for the Volunteer Driving Program, you must pre - register as a client. Start the process by completing an Information Request Form.