Woden Community Service provides a range of transport options for eligible people under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). 

Our friendly and reliable transport team can take you to medical appointments, shopping and social events. We offer you a door-to-door service for a small co-contribution. 

Transport is available Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm and co-contributions vary according to distance.  This is a very popular service and capacity is limited so you should book at least four days prior to travel. 

We may also be able to provide community transport services for a fee, direct to individuals or under brokerage arrangements for agencies. Please contact WCS Aged Care Intake on (02) 6181 2828 or agedcareservices@wcs.org.au for more information. 

Who can access community transport?

To be eligible for transport under the CHSP you must: 

  • be aged 65 years or older, or 50 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 
  • require low-level, basic services 
  • not be receiving support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme or a Home Care package. 

How much does it cost?

Service users are required to pay a contribution towards the cost of services they receive from WCS for transport services under CHSP.  We recognise that sometimes circumstances may make it difficult to pay some or all of the contributions for service and we will always look at individual situations.

How do I access transport under CHSP?

You will need to contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 and get an over-the-phone assessment. Please nominate Woden Community Service as your preferred service provider.

This service is funded by the Department of Health under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

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