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Care-a-Van provides local public transportation in the Sarnia and Point Edward areas to people who are unable to use regular Sarnia Transit service, due to a physical disability, and who are registered with Sarnia Care-a-Van. Our Care-a-Van service provides accessible door to door transportation using lift equipped vehicles [paratransit]. (source)


Eligibility Requirements

Guidelines for the use of Sarnia Care-A-Van are as follows:

those who are physically unable to climb or descend steps used on conventional public transit facilities, or

those who are unable to walk a distance of 175 metres (575 feet), or

those who have a sight impairment (eligible from November 1 to March 31 only)

Where do I apply?

To obtain a Care-a-van registration form you may:

Pick one up from our office at 1169 Michener Road or

from City Hall Call our the office and we will mail or e-mail one to you

How far in advance should I book my ride?

Bookings for medical appointments can be made up to 30 days in advance and up to 7 days in advance for all other appointments. Same day service requests may be accommodated, if possible

Does my attendant have to pay?

Providing space is available, companions and children may travel with persons with disabilities on Sarnia Care-a-Van. The same fare is charged for each child or companion according to Sarnia Transit's current fare schedule.

Additional information

For additional information and contact numbers please visit this website.