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Transportation options

Getting to your cancer appointments

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Getting to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for medical appointments or cancer treatment can be challenging. A ride service or transportation program can help.

websitesFinding a transportation service

Use these services to find a transportation service that will work best for you. Remember to enter your starting address to locate a service near you.

Telephone: 211 or 1.800.836.3238
Website: 211toronto.ca/topic/transportation
Email: info@findhelp.ca

Toronto Central Health Line
Website: torontocentralhealthline.ca
(scroll to the bottom of the page and click on any of the transportation options)

Canadian Cancer Society Community Services Locator
Telephone: 1.888.939.3333
Website: cancer.ca/csl
(type in your postal code and then click on Transportation)

videosCommonly used ride programs and transportation services

Our Patient and Family Support team can help you find transportation to your medical appointments and help with many other concerns.

TTC Wheel-Trans Service

Telephone: 416.393.4111
Website: ttc.ca/WheelTrans
Email: WTeligibility@ttc.ca
You may qualify for TTC Wheel-Trans service if you are unable to travel by bus or subway because of your disability.

Wheels of Hope
Transportation Service
(Canadian Cancer Society)

Telephone: 1.800.263.6750
Website: cancer.ca/support
Email: ccs@cancer.ca

Volunteer drivers provide short term travel to medical appointments and treatment. An annual registration fee is required and the amount will depend on the type of appointment you will be attending.

i-RIDE Plus
Telephone: 1.844.474.3301
Website: www.irideplus.com
Email: info@irideplus.com
Rides for seniors 55+ and adults with disabilities, living in the North York, York and South Simcoe Regions, who are unable to use public transportation. Ride cost is based on distance traveled.

Toronto Ride
Telephone: 416.481.5250
Website: torontoride.ca
Email: admin@torontoride.ca
Rides for seniors 55+ and adults with disabilities who are unable to use the Wheel-Trans service.

Community Navigation and Access Program (CNAP)
Telephone: 1.877.621.2077
Website: http://4seniors.org/
Rides for seniors who are unable to use public transportation.

Canadian Red Cross
Telephone: 416.236.3180
Website: caredove.com/canadianredcross
(click on Rides & Transportation and enter your home address)
Rides for people who are unable to use public transportation or private means. Cost of the ride is based on distance traveled.

York Region Transit (YRT) Mobility Plus Service
Telephone: 1.866.744.1119
Website: yrt.ca/mobilityplus
For rides in the York region municipality (Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, and Newmarket) and can take you to a TTC Wheel-Trans transfer location.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Shuttle Bus
Telephone: 416.413.7400
Pick up a schedule in the PEARL (Odette/T-wing, by the main reception on the 1st floor) or call the Lodge for more information.
A free shuttle runs Monday to Friday between Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the Princess Margaret Lodge and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Please note that those already staying at the Lodge will receive priority for transportation services.

Support services

Odette Patient & Family Support

Telephone: 416.480.4623
Our Patient and Family Support team can help you find transportation to your medical appointments and help with many other concerns.

While this information may be useful, it is intended for educational purposes only. Please continue to ask your health care team if you have questions or concerns. For any other inquiries, please contact us at patienteducation@sunnybrook.ca.