#6-Facilitate transportation to health services. (Shuttle service, better bus service, etc.
Themes and strategies identified through public engagement. Existing Initiative Agency Link to Program
Advocate for free parking at medical facilities.
Community Addiction and Mental Health Services offer parking passes to clients to ensure that the parking fee is not a barrier to accessing services. Community Addiction and Mental Health Services https://www.cornwallhospital.ca
/en/ServicesdeSant%C3%A9Mentale
SVCHC has free parking for clients and offers OTN onsite to eliminate travel to major cities (Ottawa, Toronto, etc. SVCHC https://seawayvalleychc.ca
Coordinate a volunteer led service that provides rides to and from appointments.
Transportation for seniors and disabled adults residing in the municipality of South Dundas is provided for medical appoints, Adult Day program, shopping trips, and social outings. Transportation is provided by trained volunteers using private vehicles or the agency owned van. (Currently suspended due to covid) J.W. MacIntosh Community Support Services https://jwmaccss.ca/jwmacintosh/
transportation/
Transportation is provided for medical appointments and treatments, shopping trips, Meals on Wheels Recreational outings and social activities. Transportation is provided by Volunteers and/or staff using private cars or agency owned vehicle. Persons with a physical disability and cannot travel in a conventional car can request service of a wheelchair equipped van allowing travel ease and comfort. Maxville Manor Outreach Services https://maxvillemanor.ca/
seniors_outreach/programs/
We have suspended our Wheels of Hope service but will relaunch it, with revisions due to COVID-19, when it is safe to do so. Until then, we encourage clients to use their own personal network for travel if they can. Wheels of Hope – Cancer Society https://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/transportation-on/?region=on
Our non-urgent transportation program offers flexible and affordable transportation to help individuals unable to access other means of transportation to local and out of town medical appointments. Carefor Health & Community Services https://carefor.ca/services
/?comaction=view&id=44
Work with existing transportation providers such as transit, taxi and more to expand shuttle service for seniors or those with a disability.
We have suspended our Wheels of Hope service but will relaunch it, with revisions due to COVID-19, when it is safe to do so. Until then, we encourage clients to use their own personal network for travel if they can. Wheels of Hope – Cancer Society https://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/transportation-on/?region=on
The project’s primary objective is to improve interactions between family caregivers with healthcare professionals in the addiction and mental health system across Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, and Akwesasne, Ontario. 175 resources for caregiver support, central hub Points on navigating the addiction and mental health systems Local resources for family caregivers ; Akwesasne services, crisis/help lines, food/transportation/housing. Government assistance/programs/benefits, networking, self-care tools, violence/sexual assault/victims services Resources to help caregivers develop skills Young caregiver group Provider resources Family caregiver center inside CCH for information, support, family gatherings Monthly calendar of events Embrace Project at CCH https://www.cornwallhospital.ca
/en/embrace
Our non-urgent transportation program offers flexible and affordable transportation to help individuals unable to access other means of transportation to local and out of town medical appointments. Carefor Health & Community Services https://carefor.ca/services/
?comaction=view&id=44
Low cost public transportation available in the City of Cornwall Cornwall Transit https://www.cornwall.ca/
en/live-here/cornwall-transit.aspx
If an individual is unable to use the conventional public transit system, that individual is eligible to apply, and if accepted, be registered for Handi-Transit service. Small, low floor, totally accessible buses are used to provide the service, which operates the same hours as conventional bus service. Handi-Transit is a demand-response system with assistance provided from accessible door to accessible door. In order to become eligible, an application form must be completed by a medical professional. Handi-Transit https://www.cornwall.ca/
en/live-here/handi-transit.aspx
Transportation for seniors and disabled adults residing in the municipality of South Dundas is provided for medical appoints, Adult Day program, shopping trips, and social outings. Transportation is provided by trained volunteers using private vehicles or the agency owned van. (Currently suspended due to covid) J.W. MacIntosh Community Support Services https://jwmaccss.ca/
jwmacintosh/transportation/
Transportation is provided for medical appointments and treatments, shopping trips, Meals on Wheels Recreational outings and social activities. Transportation is provided by Volunteers and/or staff using private cars or agency owned vehicle. Persons with a physical disability and cannot travel in a conventional car can request service of a wheelchair equipped van allowing travel ease and comfort. Maxville Manor Outreach Services https://maxvillemanor.ca
/seniors_outreach/programs/
Akwesasne Non-Insured Health Benefits Program continues to prioritize those community members that have urgent transportation needs, and they will assist those community members to their medical appointments if there are no other family members able. All ANIHB vehicles are equipped with plexiglass and are thoroughly cleaned before and after each visit/transport. One escort only is allowed to accompany the patient. Akwesasne Department of Health http://www.akwesasne.ca/health/