If you are a resident of Petawawa within the geographic boundaries of the municipality, have a disability, live on a low income, are a senior or vulnerable sector individual, and need access to transportation, you can register with Carefor to use the Ministry of Transportation Community Transportation Program. This program is provided thanks to a partnership with the Ministry of Transportation, Carefor, and the Town of Petawawa. The program provides a dedicated accessible vehicle with a door-to-door delivery service for eligible Petawawa residents to meet their non-urgent medical needs. Call Carefor at 613-732-9993 ext. 3234
What kind of Transportation is available?
- Planned transportation to various businesses and program providers. A full list of contracted services and times will be posted as they are arranged.
- On-demand transportation to meet the daily living needs of eligible residents. To complete banking, personal grooming, or general shopping needs.
Who is eligible to use this transportation?
As per the MTO program parameters, the service is first and foremost for individuals with no transportation access or options, such as persons with disabilities, seniors, low-income residents, vulnerable sector youth, and members of an Indigenous community.
What is the fee for this transportation?
The cost of this service is $5.00 each way, per eligible user, within the Petawawa municipal boundaries. A service is a door-to-door option in that the driver will collect you at your residence, take you to the appointment location and then return you back to the residence following the appointment. The fee is payable to the driver at the time of collection.
NOTE: some planned transportation options may not cost the user if the transportation fees are covered by a third party. These types of services will be noted and you will be advised at the time of booking if there is a fee to be paid.
Fees may increase based on service, as eligible, outside the boundaries of Petawawa.
Who do I call to arrange transportation under the Petawawa Local Community Transportation Program?
Please call Carefor at 613-732-9993 ext. 3234. Bookings are made in advance so please give them 2 days' notice if possible.