Community Transport (Ballarat & Ararat)
Community Transport Services
Providing door-to-door supported services for older people, or those who have a disability and their carers. Clients are taken to medical appointments, shopping, to visit friends or relatives. Clients are collected from their door and transported to where they have to go ie. taken to the reception area of the doctors rooms or taken to a hospital.
Volunteers drivers do not act as carers, and are unable do not assist clients with dressing, medical or financial matters. Drivers do not stay with clients while they attend appointments or shopping.
This service does not aim to act as or to replace a taxi or bus service, but to provide a service to people who are unable to afford, or access, other means of public transport, or need extra assistance.
Community Transport operates across Ballarat and the Grampians regions.
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, volunteering with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement in any service or undertaking.