Shopping and Transportation

Transportation is provided to purchase or deliver groceries for people with limited mobility.

Banyan Grocer-Ease Program

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-544-9403
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
688 Queensdale Avenue East, Suite 2B, Hamilton, ON L8V 1M1
Hours:
Mon-Fri
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost:
Service
$11.50 for first $100 of groceries, $2.50 for each additional $25 of groceries
Who can access this service:

Seniors and people with disabilities

How to apply:

Contact to register or to join the waitlist

Takes individualized grocery lists from clients, shops in the store of the client's choice, and if required puts the groceries away upon delivery.

If a client wants products from two different stores they will be charged for 2 deliveries.

The service charge is based on the amount of the grocery bill.

If a client is in need of the service, but is not in charge of their finances, the program will work with their caregiver and shop for them and deliver. And extra charge is added to this service.

Shopping is done at the following grocery stores, according to client preference:

  • Food Basics
  • Fortinos
  • FreshCo
  • Metro
  • No Frills
  • Sobeys

Program is funded through the Local Health Integration Network.

Seniors for Seniors Driver Companions

Phone:
Toll-Free Number: 1-844-422-7399
Contact:
Amy Chan, Communications Coordinator
Email:
Web: Address:
21 Hunter St E, Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Service
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Open to all older adults.

How to apply:

Contact for information. Visit the website for information about how to volunteer as a driver companion.

 

Provides driver companions to transport and accompany older adults to and from medical appointments, shopping centres, grocery stores, the bank, cottages, social events or family and friend's homes.

Glanbrook Community Services Volunteer-Assisted Transportation

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Contact for appointment.
Cost:
Service
standard prices have been set for local geographic areas in Glanbrook
Who can access this service:

Open to seniors and people with disabilities in the Glanbrook area. Passengers must be independently mobile and cognitively alert. Walkers are permitted.

How to apply:

Contact to register, please book at least 10 business days in advance.

Glanbrook Community Services provides participants with transportation services to medical appointments, dental appointments, errands, to visit friends, grocery and general shopping. Drivers will wait and can assist participants with purchases. Out-of-town trips may be arranged upon request, some restrictions apply.