When you are no longer driving it can be expensive not to mention inconvenient to get out and about. We want you to live life to the full and stay independent and connected to your community.
The Volunteer Transport service operates within the City of Kingston local area and beyond and provides door-to-door transport to medical appointments, to visit loved ones in hospital or residential care.
The service includes:
- A volunteer takes you to your destination in their own car.
- Either a one way or a return trip is available.
- Available Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm.
- Payment for petrol is required per kilometre travelled.
- Minimum travel charge is 5km.
- Volunteer is unable to accompany you into your appointment, they simply drop you there.
If you're interested in the arts scene, Kingston Arts hosts a variety of performing, visual and community arts events and activities across three primary arts spaces: Kingston Arts Centre, Kingston City Hall and Shirley Burke Theatre.
We offer pre-paid taxi cards, assistance obtaining disability parking permits through to public transport training so you can choose the most appropriate solution to help you get out and about.
If you need help finding groups or activities our Aged Care Advisers can discuss with you socially what you like to do. They can help you plan a personalised program and put you in touch with local community groups and activities so you can connect and interact with others in a fulfilling way.
If you are a City of Kingston resident we also offer various options to help you get out and about in the community such as Social Luncheon program as well as shopping and day trips via the Community Bus.