Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program is here to help!

  • Kootenay Seniors Volunteer Driver Program
    • Low cost transportation
    • Custom door to door service
    • Available Monday thru Friday -No holiday service
    • Transportation to Trail Hospital
    • Book a ride for medical and non-medical appointment
    • Book online or call
  • Information about senior transportation options
  • Support with trip planning
  • Support with registration for transportation programs and subsidies
  • Presentations to seniors groups and service providers
  • Transit orientations : escorted day trips by bus with fun group activities
  • Life after driving support for individuals and caregivers

We look forward to discussing transportation options with you!
Helping you plan to meet your transportation needs.

Please stop into our office at:
709 A Vernon Street, Nelson BC
or contact us at:
E-mail: seniorstransportation@nelsoncares.ca
Phone: 778.463.5247

Monday -Friday, call to book an appointment or home visit. Wednesday 10:00 am-3:00pm

The Seniors Transportation Program is a project of Nelson CARES Society.

Key Transportation Contacts for Seniors

Seniors Transportation Coordinator: 778-463-5247

Regional Transit information line (toll free call, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) Phone: 1-855-993-3100 Website: http://www.bctransit.com/regions/wkt/

Transit Information online: http://bctransit.com/west-kootenay/home

HandyDART bookings:

In the Nelson area, call 1-877-843-2877, ext 1

In the Castlegar area, call 250-365-3100

In Trail and area, call 250-364-0261

HandyDART information: http://bctransit.com/west-kootenay/schedules-and-maps/handydart

West Kootenay Volunteer Driver Program: 250-304-2990/Toll Free: 1-877-304-2990

Salmo Volunteer Driver Program: 250-357-2277

Kootenay Rideshare: a website that connects people needing rides to people offering a ride, in return for sharing the cost of the trip.

Website: www.kootenayrideshare.com

Silver City Stageline LTD (bus to Kelowna) : fritztravels.com

To find more information and additional transportation services, click here and search the Kootenay Seniors Service Directory