Medical Transportation, Non-emergency

Site: Halton

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Record #: BTN4598 Last Full Update: 17 Dec 2014
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Public CommentsFOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE, DIAL 911
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameVolunteer drivers
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameGeneral Topics and Information
Legal Status(99) Unknown / No Service
Service Information
DescriptionNOTE: 
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) may pay for transportation to medical appointments for its clients 
 
REGULAR VEHICLE 
Burlington Transit (regular bus service) 
 
Burlington Transit Handi-Van For people with disabilities *must be unable to use regular transit system and apply to be Handi-Van client *door-to-door service * connects with neighbouring accessible transportation systems s (DARTS in Hamilton and Care-A-Van in Oakville) 
 
Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit (to cancer treatment only) 
Free of charge after $ 100 one-time administration fee, subsidy may be available for those unable to pay administration fee * volunteer drivers go to cancer treatment centres in Hamilton, Burlington, Mississauga, Toronto * 3 business days notice required, except in emergency 
 
Canadian Red Cross, Burlington Branch (fee for use): local and out-of-town medical, dental and hospital appointments as well as adult day programs * up to 2 weeks notice required for out-of-town appointments * transportation provided in Red Cross vehicles, including wheelchair vans or volunteers' private vehicles * cannot take stretchers 
 
5) Home care agencies (fee for use) that will transport to medical appointments  
 
6) Spectrum Patient Services, formerly named Ontario Patient Transfer (fee for use): Private business that provides non-urgent patient transportation and pre-hospital event medical services throughout Ontario * Mon-Sun 24 hour bedside to bedside service locally and long distance * Tel: 905-528-6858; Toll free 1-866-527-9191; Email: info@opt-med.com 
 
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION 
1) Burlington Transit has accessible buses on many of its routes 
 
2) Burlington Transit Handi-Van for people with disabilities who have been accepted as Handi-Van clients (must be unable to use regular transit system): door-to-door service * connects with neighbouring transportation systems for people with disabilities (DARTS in Hamilton and Care-A-Van in Oakville) 
 
3) Canadian Red Cross, Burlington Branch * local and out-of-town medical, dental and hospital appointments * up to 2 weeks notice required for out-of-town appointments 
 
4) Spectrum Patient Services, formerly named Ontario Patient Transfer: Private business that provides non-urgent patient transportation and pre-hospital event medical services throughout Ontario * Mon-Sun 24 hour bedside to bedside service locally and long distance * Tel: 905-528-6858; Toll free 1-866-527-9191; Email: info@opt-med.com 
 
5) Mobility Transportation Private company that provides wheelchair transportation 
 
6) Northshore Medical Transport Private company that provides wheelchair and stretcher transportation, 1-877-288-9871 
 
7) Rapid City Transportation 
Private business that provides non-emergency patient transportation and accompaniment * see full record for details 
 
8) Voyageur Patient Transfer Private business that provides wheelchair and stretcher transportation, Toll free: 1-855-263-7163; Email: admin@voyageurtransportation.ca 
 
WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE VAN RENTAL 
Wheelchair in Motion rents wheelchair-accessible vans 
 
STRETCHER TRANSPORTATION (non-emergency ambulance) 
1) Spectrum Patient Services, formerly named Ontario Patient Transfer: Private business that provides non-urgent patient transportation and pre-hospital event medical services throughout Ontario * Mon-Sun 24 hour bedside to bedside service locally and long distance * Tel: 905-528-6858; Toll free 1-866-527-9191; Email: info@opt-med.com 
 
2) Northshore Medical Transport Private business that provides wheelchair and stretcher transportation, 1-877-288-9871 
 
3) Voyageur Patient Transfer Private business that provides wheelchair and stretcher transportation, Toll free: 1-855-263-7163; Email: admin@voyageurtransportation.ca
Areas ServedHalton Region
LanguagesEnglish
FeesService
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Located In CommunityHalton Region
AccessibilityUnknown - varies
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAmbulance Services