UPCOMING EVENTS

 

VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE

Cowichan Spirit of Volunteering

Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Ramada Conference Centre

9 am to 3pm

Phone to register

250 715-6481

 

 


 

To Donate
Become a Member
Membership Type
Become a Volunteer

Supported Transportation

Volunteer as often as you like. Make it once per week, Once per month, how often you accept a ride is up to you.  This program offers rides to medical appointments for seniors who no longer drive.

 

Meals on Wheels

Deliver hot and nutritious meals to seniors.  Openings for holiday relief work are available.

 

To Register to become a volunteer contact:

Vicki Holman
Executive Director
250 715-6481

cscfoundation@shaw.ca

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TRANSPORTATION

userfiles/file/Client%20Registration%20Form%20ST%20program.pdf

 
 COWICHAN SENIORS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
 135 Third St., Duncan, BC V9L 1R9
 Phone: 250–715–6481
 Email: cscfoundation@shaw.ca

The Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation coordinates the SUPPORTED TRANSPORTATION "DOOR-TO-DOOR" driving program. This is a volunteer–run service that provides drivers for seniors to get to medical and health related appointments, support group meetings, or hospital visits to family and friends. Rides are provided within the Cowichan Valley only. Seniors must register for this service by calling  250–715–6481. An application can be sent out to you or accessed here online. Rides are provided free of charge; however, donations are greatly appreciated.
Client Registration Form


 
 

TRANSPORTATION FOR CANCER PATIENTS IN THE COWICHAN VALLEY
Cancer Car Dispatch & Information: 250-668-5585

Friendly, trained volunteers drive cancer patients to and from Victoria for treatment.
This opportunity is provided by volunteers from the Freemasons of British Columbia and Yukon in parrnership with the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

COWICHAN VALLEY REGIONAL TRANSIT
#3–5280 Polkey Rd., Duncan, BC
Phone: 250–746–9899
Web: www.bctransit.com

All routes except #20 (Youbou) & #21 (Honeymoon Bay). For info on those routes call 250-749-3311 (Cowichan Lake Community Services).

The BC Provincial Government offers seniors and persons with a disability, on restricted incomes, an annual bus pass that allows unlimited travel on the conventional Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System. To find out if you’re eligible for the BC Bus Pass, call Social Development & Social Innovation; toll–free at 1–866–866–0800.
www.buspass.gov.bc.ca


 
 HANDYDART
 1 Kenneth Place, Duncan, BC
 Phone: 250–748–1230
 Web: www.volunteercowichan.bc.ca

HandyDart is an alternative transportation service for persons who have a disability that is sufficiently severe that the person is unable to use conventional transit service without assistance. This is for medical & non-medical transportation. The bus driver will help you on and off the bus and other passengers will be picked up and dropped off en route to your destination.

Note: You must register with HandyDart before you can use the service. There is no fee to register.


 
 WHEELS FOR WELLNESS SOCIETY
 1894 Bolt Ave., Comox, BC VM 2J4
 Phone: 250–338–0196
 Email: info@wheelsforwellness.com 
 Web: www.wheelsforwellness.com

Provides free transportation for those who require medical specialist appointments in Victoria. Pick up in Duncan at your home. Donations welcome. Need to book two weeks in advance. Leaves Victoria by 3 pm



 
 

 

 

 

 

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Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation
135 Third Street, Duncan, B.C. V9L 1R9
Phone: (250) 715-6481   |   Fax: (250) 746-8819
Email: Cowichan Seniors Community