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L’Actuel offers a transportation service for medical appointments. The service is offered by volunteer drivers.

The service is provided to residents of Vaudreuil-Dorion, Pincourt, L’Île-Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-L’Île-Perrot, Terrasse-Vaudreuil, Pointe-des-Cascades, St-Lazare, Hudson, Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac, L’Île-Cadieux, Les Cèdres.

Clientele

-People with certain limitations;

-People who cannot use public transportation;

-People with a temporary or permanent loss of autonomy who live in their natural environment (home, house, public or private residence eligible for home support);

Eligibility Criteria

-Be 65 years of age or older;

-Must be mobile and autonomous;

-Must not have severe cognitive problems;

-Must not be in a wheelchair;

-People can use a walker (folding kind only).

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Type of transportation

Transportation is offered for medical and paramedical appointments: general practitioner or specialist, dentist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, etc.

We cannot offer transportation to people undergoing cancer treatment, dialysis or physio treatments on a regular basis (more than 3 times a week).

For oncology transportation you can contact OVPAC at 450 371-5400 or http://ovpac.org/ .

 

Procedure

The person must open a file by dialing 450 455-3331, ext. 0.

-The person must call to request transportation between 5 to 10 days before the appointment.

-L’Actuel tries to match the user with a volunteer.

-If a volunteer is available, L’Actuel confirms the transportation with the user.

-The volunteer calls the user the day before the transportation to schedule the time.

 

Cost

-The user will be charged a travel fee to compensate for the cost of using the volunteer’s vehicle.

-The cost of transportation must be paid at the time of transportation and in cash only.

-The user is responsible for parking fees and tolls.

-A $15 fee will be added to the basic fee for an appointment longer than 4 hours.

Appointment destination territory

Local transportation

Vaudreuil-Dorion

Île-Perrot

Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot

Pincourt

Regional transportation

Beaconsfield

Châteauguay

Dollard-des-Ormeaux

Hudson

Île-Bizard

Kirkland

Ormstown

Pierrefonds

St-Zotique

Pointe-Claire

Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue

St-Lazare

St-Polycarpe

Valleyfield

Transportation outside the region

Dorval

Lachine

Lasalle

Laval

Longueuil

Montréal

St-Eustache

St-Laurent

Cartierville

Verdun

Hawkesbury