Senior Ride Programs

Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of medical appointments, shopping, banking, social events, and other similar activities for older adults who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation.



Transportation to and from non-emergency medical appointments by volunteer drivers.  Program is delivered on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Glanbrook Community Services offers a monthly door-to-door pick-up for shopping at the Elfrida Walmart shopping Centre and trips to various events in the City of Hamilton and other municipalities.  Limited spaces available.

The Rural Shopping Bus is a program for rural residents who do not drive or have access to public transportation. Clients must be able to board the  bus independently and carry their groceries.

The bus runs bi-weekly and takes participants to the Walmart Shopping Plaza in Waterdown.

This program is designed to support Ancaster clients who have limited or no means of transportation to get to and from medical and/or professional appointments within the Ancaster/Dundas/Hamilton area.   This program relies on volunteers to drive seniors to medical (or medical related) appointmen

Glanbrook Community Services provides participants with transportation services to medical appointments, dental appointments, errands, to visit friends, grocery and general shopping.  Drivers will wait and can assist participants with purchases.  Out-of-town trips may be arranged upon request, so

Offers door-to-door transportation to appointments for those with limited to no access to transportation.  A caregiver may travel with the client at no extra cost.  A minimum of three (3) days notice is requested in order to book.  

Provides subsidized rides for people with disabilities through regular and accessible taxis. Coupons are sold in books that contain $40 value in vouchers, and participants may purchase up to three books each month.

Non-profit community organization that assists seniors and disabled persons to remain independent and in their homes. Services include: 

A free bus service for seniors to local grocery stores every two weeks for tenants in seniors' apartments. Pick-up locations are located throughout the city. Please call for details.

This is a partnership between Wesley, Danny's No Frills, Fortinos, and the HSR.

Provides transportation to shopping centers every other Friday for seniors who do not drive. The shopping locations are: Food Basics Plaza in Ancaster and Walmart Plaza in Waterdown.

Provides round-trip transportation for a grocery shopping outing every other Friday. DARTS Transit picks up clients at their door/entrance and transports them to Fortinos, Walmart, Longo's, or the Farmer's Market in Ancaster (destinations vary by week).

A non-emergency, door-to-door transportation service. Volunteer drivers accompany clients to and from medical appointments and grocery shopping.

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