Community Access provides accompanied shopping assistance with one of our trained staff. Our staff will go with you to approved destinations in the community such as local shopping centres. Our staff may also assist with transferring mobility aids and other tasks you might find challenging when accessing the community.
Assisted transport service
The Assisted Transport Service provides transport support from your home to pre-determined destinations in the community such as local shopping centres and community centres on Mondays, Tuesday and Fridays for shopping and socialisation purposes.
Eligibility and cost
People aged over 65 years (over 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)
To be eligible, you will need to be:
- a resident of Manningham
- over 65 years of age
- be assessed as transport disadvantaged
- independent with mobility (we can transport some mobility aids and wheelchairs)
How much does it cost?
Eligible residents can use the service on a weekly basis and the applicable fee is $6.70 per day.
Supported transport service trial
The Manningham Supported Transport Trial will operate until December 2022 and provide an opportunity for an expansion of Council’s Assisted Transport service. During the trial, transport will be provided on extra days of the week and going to more locations within the municipality to help you look after your shopping needs and to attend local social and recreational activities.