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Home Services And Support - Transportation

Gabriola TAXI

On Thursdays, between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., seniors can be picked up and taken to any point on Gabriola for a $2 charge (each way). The Gabriola Lions Club subsidizes this service. Bill can take folding wheelchair or walker, and will assist people into home or building as required.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gabriola, BC
Phone: (250) 247-0049

GERTIE Community Bus

Gabriola bus project with volunteer drivers. For information and updates on schedules and fares see the website. Schedules printed in the Sounder newspaper weekly; tickets available at Village Foods, Gabriola Artworks, and Mid-island Co-op.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gabriola, BC
Phone: (250) 668-6809
Web Links Website

Pacific Companion

Transportation more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo Mobility
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 877-0400

PHC Seniors Resource Centre

Volunteers with PHC Circle of Care for Seniors offer transportation in their own cars to social events or medical appointments on Gabriola, as needed.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gabriola Commons
Gabriola, BC
Phone: (250) 325-2273
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The Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care Society

Call the Gabe Shop a week in advance to arrange for help through Drivers to Doctors (to and from appointments on Gabriola) or Seniors Link, for shopping and social transportation on Gabriola. Volunteers provided as available; advance notice required, generally one week.more info

Address / Contact Info
P.O. Box 219
, Gabriola, BC, V0R 1X0
Phone: (250) 325-4223
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Wheels for Wellness Society

Volunteer drivers from the Comox Valley provide transportation for residents of Vancouver Island to and from non-emergency medical appointments that are more than 75 km from the person’s home (each way); pick up for Gabriola residents is at Nanaimo ferry terminal. Advance notice required. Donations to the society can be made to the driver.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 338-0196
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