District of Muskoka

Specialized Transportation Fund

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides assistance for people who may need financial support for transportation and who do not have access to other public or agency-provided transporation services.

There are no restrictions on what kind of trips can be take, however there is a $2000 per year maximum.
Eligibility
To qualify for the STF, residents must:
  • Demonstrate that they have a financial need to access the STF for transportation.
    • Residents who are registered recipients of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program will qualify if they need to take a trip that is not covered by these programs.
    • Residents who are not currently on social assistance but can demonstrate they meet the Federal Government's Low Income Measure will also qualify; and

  • Demonstrate that they live in an area NOT served by municipal public transportation or are unable to use the municipally provided services due to an extenuating circumstance; and
  • Demonstrate that they do not qualify for a transportation service from a community- or volunteer-based agency such as Red Cross, Helping Hands, or Muskoka Seniors and/or through other social or community supports do not have the means to access these services (i.e. if a resident qualifies for transportation from another community organization but has trouble paying the fees for that service, they would still be eligible to apply for the STF).
Application Process
Indivduals interested must first complete the Application Form to be enrolled

Once approved, a Trip Application Form will need to be completed for each trip the individual wishes to take.

Funds can be reimbursed for trips already taken.

Funds can also be provided in advance. The Trip Application Form needs to be completed a minimum of three weeks in advance, to ensure enough time to process appliction.

Receipts must be kept for all trips.
Office
705-645-6764 ext 4419
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
jacquie.evans@muskoka.on.ca
Mailing Address
District Administration Building; 70 Pine St
Bracebridge, ON, P1L 1N3
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Jacquie Evans, Muskoka Transportation Network Coordinator
Fees
None
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required.
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Updated On
November 3, 2022
Address
District Administration Building; 70 Pine St
Bracebridge, ON, P1L 1N3
Cross street: Taylor Rd and Pine St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Online application: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Area(s)
Muskoka District