CareLink Health Transit makes accessing transportation services for health needs easy for residents living in Sarnia/Lambton, Chatham-Kent, and Windsor/Essex. CareLink offers timely and affordable local health transportation services – specifically to ensure people are able to access health services in their community.
Fully Accessible Fleet to service those who are:
- 17+ travelling for a medical appointment
- 17+ living with a disability travelling for social activity
CareLink is led by the Community Support Centre of Essex County and is available through the collaboration of seven local agencies.
To access health transportation services, you may either call 1-855-728-1433 or you may call the agencies directly:
- Lambton Elderly Outreach: 1-800-265-0203
- Family Service Kent (CHAP): 519-354-6221
- Canadian Red Cross:519-332-6380
- Community Support Centre of Essex County: 1-855-728-1433
- Essex Community Services: 519-776-4231
- Amherstburg Community Services: 519-736-5471
- South Essex Community Council: Leamington 519-326-8629, Kingsville 519-733-5784
CareLink Fares in Windsor-Essex (effective October 1, 2017)
Our county wide service allows dialysis patients to be transported both to and from home and hospital. Our drivers have gone through extensive screening and training, as well as first aid training to ensure safe arrival at each location.
Cost ranges between $12-27 depending on client location.
Vehicles are equipped for both wheelchair and ambulatory access.
We have both paid and volunteer dialysis drivers to serve both ambulatory and non ambulatory patients.
Non-Urgent Stretcher Transportation
- Hospital to Home
- Hospital to Hospital
Local Transit Bus
Lakeshore Bus to Windsor runs: Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Transportation within Lakeshore every Thursday.
Tecumseh Bus travels to Windsor: Monday through Friday.
Travel within Windsor available: Monday through Friday with two weeks advance booking. Priority given for medical appointments.
Student Bus to St Clair College
Leave The Driving to Us!
If you are a student attending St.Clair College Main Campus living in Lakeshore or Tecumseh and need reliable transportation to and from the campus you may purchase a monthly pass for $250/month. You may also choose to purchase a daily ride for $10.00 per trip (one way) as you board the bus at one of our 3 pick up locations or return from College at 5:15pm.
To preregister to ride the bus please submit the form below. For more information call:
519-728-1435 Extension 202/205
Special group trips are available monthly including Caesars Windsor, Colasanti’s, Devonshire Mall and more. Call for more information.
Transit Bus Size
Our Transit Bus can accommodate up to 4 wheelchairs and 12 walk-ons or a total of 18 walk-ons. Regular size (max seat width 17.5″, max chair depth 31″).