Due to COVID-19, community transport is operating a restricted service for essential medical treatment only.
Transport is not available to COVID-19 hotspots, including Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire. These restrictions are subject to change or may be expanded at any time.
Each case will be assessed on it’s merit and consider the safety of the volunteer drivers.
Due to border closures transport to South Australia is currently not available.
Please contact the Community Transport Coordinator on 5551 8284 for further details.
- People who are unable to use conventional public transport
- People who are geographically isolated or economically disadvantaged
- No referrals required
Volunteers provide a door to door transport service using WDHS vehicles
- The service works on a first in first served basis with at least 3 days notice required.
- The co-ordinator will advise of the appropriate donation for the particular journey.
Transport will not be provided if:
You have other transport available to you
You require transport to an appointment whilst you are an in patient of a hospital
You should be receiving transport from Ambulance Victoria
You are in poor health and require medical supervision
In the opinion of the co-ordinator you require and escort/carer and none has been provided
You are able to access transport through The Dept of Veterans Affairs
The service relies on valuable donations from users of the service and the public. Should you wish to support the service by making a financial contribution, please forward your donation to the Western District Health Service.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm
To Contact the Service
South West Community Transport ManagerJeanette Ryan
(03) 5551 8284
Last updated: 27th January, 2022