Transport

Community Transport Services Tasmania Inc

Community Transport Services Tasmania is funded by the Home and Community Care Program (HACC) to provide social and non-emergency medical transport to the frail aged and younger disabled, enabling independence and quality of life. CTST is supported by Volunteers who drive eligible clients to their point of destination. CTST does not have wheelchair accessible vehicles in the south (but this may change in future).CTST can provide transport locally or anywhere in the state. The volunteer drivers will take clients shopping, to appointments, for social visits, transit to airport, picking them up and dropping them off at home. It is necessary to pre-book: you need to book as far ahead as possible. Last minute bookings may not be able to be accommodated. Carers should accompany their children.

Contact: Jenny Walsh, 6239 3504/6264 1068 (9.00am to 1.00pm weekdays)

www.ctst.org.au

Email: sth@ctst.org.au

 

Red Cross Client Transport Service

Red Cross offer transport for Frail, Aged and Disabled persons of the Community who do not have access to public transport – transporting them, and their carers where needed, to and from their non-urgent medical appointments, therapy and social activities. There is a $14 one-way fee between Hobart and the Huon which can be paid to the volunteer driver on the day of travel.

Bookings: 1300 557 549, 6235 6063 , 0429 625 727

www.huonvalleyhealthandwellbeing.com.au

Email Bianca Dawson:
Email: bdawson@redcross.org.au

 

Tassielink

Tassielink provide a public bus service to Hobart from the Huon Valley and return.

For more information visit the website:

www.tassielink.com.au

 

Ability Employment: Transport Training

Ability Employment is one of Australias few specialist services for people with an Intellectual Disability or who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is a local organisation that has been in operation since 1994. Ability is directed by a Board of Management with the skills and passion to ensure community based work is the outcome for people with an Intellectual Disability or who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder after they leave school.

Ability has a work focus, getting people ready for work, finding them jobs that suit their skills and interest and bring a commercial benefit to the employer and provide ongoing training and support to ensure that job is maintained or another more suitable position found.Ability Employment can provide transport training for clients accessing the NDIS provided transport training is included in their NDIS plan.

Phone: 1300 783 448

www.abilityemployment.com.au

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