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Getting Around

After a fall, it may be more difficult to get from place to place. Discover local resources to support your mobility and transportation needs, so you can get where you need to go.

Last updated on March 10, 2022.

TRANSPORTATION

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Home and Health Mobility

Provides accessible transportation to those who are in wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs or scooters who cannot access conventional transportation.

705-575-9968

377 John St., Sault Ste. Marie

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City of Sault Ste. Marie Parabus

The Parabus is a specialized, curb-to-curb public transit service for persons with physical disabilities.

705-942-1404

111 Huron St., Sault Ste. Marie

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Union Mobility

Offers a low cost, door to door transportation service for people with physical or visual disabilities.

705-946-1300

73 Brock St, Sault Ste. Marie

 

Additional transportation services in your area:

Canadian Red Cross

Provides affordable transportation for seniors or those with a disability. NOTE: Vehicles are not equipped to accommodate wheelchairs.

1-877-881-3131 or 705-759-4547

475 Trunk Rd, Unit 5, Sault Ste. Marie

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Dr Harold S Trefry Memorial Centre

Volunteers provide transportation to appointments, the grocery store, day programs, and other activities. Request a ride two days in advance. Cost is based on income.

705-246-0036

1601 C Line Rd, Richards Landing

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DriverSeat Sault Ste. Marie

Offers a designated driving service that will also drive the client's vehicle from one point to another.

249-493-6444

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MOBILITY

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HealthGear

Offers a wide variety of health support products and equipment, including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, lifts, and bracing solutions.

705-949-4327 or 1-888-831-4327

262 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie

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Medigas

Offers a wide variety of mobility products, including canes, crutches, and walkers.

705-949-0570 or 1-866-446-6302

51 Great Northern Rd

Sault Ste. Marie

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Motion

 

Offers complete solutions to make life accessible including wheelchairs, stairlifts and ramps, walkers and canes, to commodes and transfer/lift systems.

705-254-1462

671 Great Northern Rd, Unit 2

Sault Ste. Marie

Additional mobility services in your area:

Body First

Offers rentals of walkers and a full compliment of medical supplies and equipment for sale. Referral required.

705-949-2639

Paul Mall, 642 Queen St E, Suite 7, Sault Ste. Marie

 

R&T Mobility

Locally owned and operated medical equipment sales and service provider serving Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma district from Elliot Lake to Wawa.

705-297-2464

316 Wellington Street E, Sault Ste. Marie

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Wellwise

Operates the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) with application forms available upon request.

705-949-2524

480 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie

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ASSISTIVE DEVICE FUNDING

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March of Dimes

Contact March of Dimes for assistance applying for assistive device funding for applicants with an ongoing physical disability that requires the use of an assistive device.

1-866-765-7237

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Ontario Ministry of Health

Visit the MOH website for assistive device funding applications. Available to applicants with a valid Ontario health card and a disability requiring the equipment or supplies for six months or longer.

1-800-268-6021

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Ontario Seniors' Home

Safety Tax Credit

A temporary, refundable personal income tax credit that can help you make your home safer and more accessible, helping you stay in your home longer. Visit the website for more information on how to apply.