Penwaaq L nu k

Benoit First Nation Community Transportation Service


Benoit First Nation Transportation and Support Program Port au Port

Alternate Name: Benoit First Nation, Penwaaq L nu k, Mi`kmaw centre, Kji-Wikuom

Description

Benoit First Nation Transportation and Support Program Port au Port Peninsula, Benoit First Nation

PURPOSE: A new accessible, affordable and safe transportation network to serve the Indigenous communities on the Port au Port Peninsula west of Campbell's Creek.

Call or Email to BOOK Janice Benwah

Call or text 709-214-4415 or call 709-272-2085

E-Mail:info.benoitfirstnation@gmail.com

Trips must be paid before the trip ends.

http://www.benoitfirstnation.ca/bfn_seniors_van_service.html

COMMUNITIES SERVED: the Benoit First Nation communities of the loop on the Port Au Port Peninsula west of Campbell's Creek and including Abraham's Cove, Cape St George, Mainland, Three Rock Cove, Lourdes, Winterhouses, Black Duck Brook, West Bay, Piccadilly, Ship Cove, Lower Cove, Sheaves Cove, Marches Point, Red Brook, and De Grau.

COSTS 25 cents/km

TRANSPORTATION MAY BE USED FOR:

  • Private Bookings Available for non-Emergency Medical Transportation
  • NO Scenic Trips available

    Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - to assist seniors and (persons with disabilities over 25 with an attendant) to:

  • attend medical appointments,
  • pick up medications and
  • obtain medical supplies
  • Errands - grocery shop, banking, (minimum 2 persons)

    Recreation and Leisure:

  • Attend social events, in their communities and surrounding areas,
  • Take part in Physical activity, exercise and games
  • Attend Seniors or Cultural groups

    Monday to Friday and any other weekend special activity dates

    Call Janice at 709-214-4415 during regular office hours to book a seat for events

    On call, as per reservation or per scheduled cultural event

    Individual trips are to be booked in advance where possible.

    Volunteer drivers are to stay with the van and if needed the person transported should have an attendant to assist them:

    2021-2022 recipient for NL Community Transportation Program (CTP)

    https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2022/cssd/0602n02/

    709-272-2085 Office

    Main Contact

    Direct Contact and main contact

    Janice Benwah

    Logistics Coordinator, Benoit First Nation Inc.

    709-272-2085

    Website:www.benoitfirstnation.ca/

    Email:info.bfngov@gmail.com

    Location information

    Benoit First Nation Transportation and Support Program Port au Port

    811 Oceanview Drive, De Grau, NL A0N 1T1

    Health Considerations

    If you are sick or showing flu-like symptoms you must not enter our facilities, please stay home. Please follow the posted rules covid-19 Please use hand sanitizers when entering and before exiting our buildings. It is the new normal. No hand shaking.



    Volunteer Drivers Needed

    Seniors Van Garage, Annex B Building, First Second floor.

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