|Name of provider:||Tairua Care and Friendship Club Inc.|
|Contact person:||Marnie Goodman|
|Physical Address:||C/- 20 Windsor Drive, Tairua|
|Description of services:||
We provide Transport to and from hospitals and medical appoints, community groups to shows and other recreational trips. We currently run 2 vechicles - a 7 seater and a 10 seater with a wheelchair hoist.
|Area covered:||We service Tairua, Pauanui and surrounding districts. We pick up and drop you of at your place of residence.|
We also provide a community 2 course luncheon cooked by our willing volunteers
We are a community based Club and we are all volunteers.
|Name of provider:||Coromandel Independent Living Trust|
|Physical Address:||Resource Centre, 45 Tiki Rd, Coromandel Township|
|Phone:||07 866 8358|
|Description of services:||Community Transport Services - enquiries 07 866 8358
Funded by Waikato District Health Board to provide assistance for holders of current Community Service Cards to attend hospital appointments in Thames and Waikato.
Volunteer drivers also transport patients who are unable to drive.
Mobility Van - CILT Thursday bookings - 07 866 8358
This Van transports locals to and from their homes for a weekly shopping trip to Thames on Thursdays leaving Coromandel at 9am and departing from Pak 'n' Save in Thames at 2pm.
Bookings are essential there is a suggested koha of $12 return and $6 one way.
9 seats are available, and it also caters for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
The Van is owned by the Coromandel Community Services Trust. CILT organises all of the bookings and the drivers are volunteers.
|Area covered:||Upper Coromandel Peninsula, Colville, Port Charles, Papa Aroha, Koputauaki, Kennedy Bay, Whangapoua and Manaia.|
||The Coromandel Resource Centre is a busy 'one stop shop' for residents in the heart of Coromandel Town and upper region of the Coromandel Peninsula, providing information on health and disability services, funding to enable people to attend hospital appointments in Thames and Hamilton and rooms for agencies not located in the area to hold regular clinics.|
|Name of provider:||Whitianga Community Services Trust|
|Contact person:||Chrissy Roe|
|Physical Address:||2 Cook Drive Whitianga|
|Phone:||07 866 4476|
|Description of services:||Volunteer Drivers for hospital appointments to Thames & Waikato|
|Area covered:||Greater Mercury Bay area, includes Cooks Beach, Hahei, Coroglen, Whitianga, Simpsons Beach & Kuaotunu|
|Name of provider:||Whangamata Community Services Trust|
|Contact person:||Jess Matetaka, Heleene White|
|Physical Address:||505 Port Road, Whangamata|
|Description of services:||Medical drives for hospital appointments|
|Area covered:||Whangamata, Whiritoa, Tairua, Hikuai, Pauanui|
|Additional Services:||Whangamata Community Services Trust offers a wide range of services, including counselling, occupational therapy, social work, whānau support, legal services, food bank and budgeting services|
|Name of provider:||St John Community Health Shuttles (Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Whangamata)|
|Contact person:||Tricia Dawson (Thames/ Paeroa), Natalie James (Waihi), and Lyn Bryant (Whangamata)|
|Physical Address:||1102 Queen St, Thames, 3540|
|Phone:||0800 934 287 Ext 2 - for all Thames/ Paeroa bookings
07 863 8142 (for Waihi bookings)
07 865 9011 Ext 1 (for Whangamata bookings)
|Description of services:||This vehicle is a 'door to door' service which picks up dialysis patients starting from Thames around 6am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to take them to Waikato Hospital for treatment. It returns in the afternoon, leaving hospital around 1:30pm. It may have capacity to take other passengers. Please note there is no hoist in this vehicle.|
|Area covered:||Thames and across the Hauraki plains|
|Other:||There is also a St John Thames shuttle which should be called in the first instance on 0800 934 287 ext 2|