At Dial A Ride Fundy Regional Transportation, combating social isolation,
eliminating generational poverty,reducing transportation barriers,
and your general wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working towards.
Our program serves residents of Lorneville, Grand Bay-Westfield, Saint John, KV, Hampton, Norton
and everywhere in between.
Dial A Ride is designed to be a catalyst that helps community members
reach their goals and fulfill their potential.
What is Dial A Ride?
Meaningful Work. Unforgettable Experiences.
We are a non-profit organization offering accessible,
affordable and effective, community transportation solutions.
Dial A Ride Fundy Regional Transportation is in the business of
changing and shaping lives.
This initiative is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving
some of society’s biggest transportation challenges.
We make sure our stakeholders are empowered by creating opportunities
for individuals and communities.
Who are our clients?
No one gets left behind.
If access to transportation causes you hardship for any reason, we may be able to help.
Some examples of who our clients are:
individuals without access to transportation due to affordability
those who need help due to a disability.
Sometimes people become clients for just a few months while their vehicle is being repaired, or they are temporarily not able to drive due to health issues.
Most common reasons for needing a drive:
Grocery store / Food bank
Workplace and training
Other types of rides may be authorized
Helping our Neighbours
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to affordable and inclusive transportation, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential.
Delivery of Essential Items
Reinforcing our Commitment
With the health and well-being of our clients always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for helping to ensure their needs are met. Food, medication, and medical equipment delivery is something that we will be offering to those in need.
Our team is working hard to make a positive impact.
If you want to volunteer to deliver essential items or are a business that offers these items, please contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause and how you can help.
Who Are The Drivers?
Community Volunteers Like YOU
Thanks to our volunteers, we are able to provide low cost transportation which makes it possible for residents to travel to medical appointments, shop for food, complete errands, access education, employment opportunities, and delivery of necessities.
Are Volunteer Drivers Screened?
All volunteers must provide Criminal Record checks, Social Development Checks, and Drivers Abstracts
Are Volunteer Drivers Paid?
Volunteer Drivers are reimbursed a minimum of $5 for one way trips or $10 for round trip for rides that are 12kms and under and then $0.45 cents per km after the initial 12 kms.
Dial A Ride Work?
Clients call our dispatcher 48 business hours in advance (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm )
of the required service to book a drive appointment.
The dispatcher then finds a volunteer available on that day and time,
at which time the appointment is confirmed with the client.
How Much Does this Service Cost?
Helping our Neighbours
Clients are charged $5 for one way trips or $10 for round trip for rides that are 12kms and under and then $0.41 cents per km after the initial 12 kms.
(Price is subject to change)
In some situations the fees may be waived.
How Do You Keep The
Cost So Low?
Sponsors & Partners
We are actively seeking sponsors and community partners!
We welcome personal donations, sponsors, and community partners offering any level of support.
We are a registered non profit so we rely on the generosity of our community stakeholders.