Services we offer
Transport and social support options are available to help people live independently and be active members of our community.
Door-to-door transport services are suitable for residents who need to attend social or community activities, medical appointments, shopping centres, and libraries.
These services aim to enable people to continue to participate in daily activities within their community.
The Community Bus is a door-to-door service supported by the City of Marion volunteer drivers. This service travels to specific destinations, including shopping centres, libraries, neighbourhood centres and senior citizens clubs.
Available to residents living in the City of Mitcham, Marion and Holdfast Bay.
Transport is offered via taxi or a City of Marion volunteer to people who are unable to reach their destination because they are frail or elderly, living with disability or are transport disadvantaged.
· People over 65, or 50 if Australian or Torres Strait Islander, with a transport referral through My Aged Care (MAC)
· People UNDER 65 years who are transport disadvantaged and not receiving support via the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
For further information please contact:
Complete transport referral form below if under 65 years.
A volunteer assisted service for people who need someone to stand beside them. The City of Marion volunteer will pick up, transport and accompany the person to and/or from medical or allied health appointments/activities, shopping and banking needs, friendly visiting or social outings to enjoy a lunch or coffee and a chat. Assistance is also available for decluttering and non-legal forms.
If during the COVID pandemic you are:
The following assistance can be provided:
A wellbeing phone call
People over 65, or 50 if Australian or Torres Strait Islander, with a social support (individual )referral through My Aged Care (MAC)