Community Transport supports elderly people and people who have a disability with difficulties in using conventional public transport. Carers are also welcome to use Community Transport to assist the person they care for while traveling.
Community Aged Services recommends Community Transport as it assists people in need and helps people to maintain their independence.
Other benefits provided by Community Transport are:
· Providing cost effective services
· Providing modified vehicles which contain: hand rails, safety steps and some vehicles have wheel chair assess
· Giving people appropriate time to enter and exit the vehicles
Their staff are trained to support the needs of people who use their service.
If you would like to find out about Community Transport in your area have a look at the NSW Government community transport organisation contact list.
You can always speak to your local council to find out who provides Community Transport in your area and to discuss eligibility.