More Community Transport Options for Charlton?
The Charlton Neighbourhood House has received funding from the Victorian Department of Transport to develop a new integrated community transport model for Charlton and district.
This project will look at current community transport options in Charlton, as well as opportunities to grow these in the future to meet the needs of local community members of all ages.
According to Charlton Neighbourhood House President, Kaylene Cossar, the Charlton Community Car provides an invaluable service to elderly members of the local community supporting them to attend out-of-town specialist medical appointments.
“We know we could be doing more to meet not only the needs of our elderly residents, but residents of all ages who, for many reasons, do not have access to transport of their own,” she said.
“Working with us on this project are Julie Slater and Ellen White who both have a strong knowledge of the community transport sector, as well as backgrounds in community development,” said Ms Cossar.
“They will be undertaking a broad community consultation process over the next few weeks to capture the needs and wants of the Charlton community when it comes to future community transport options,” she said.
The theme of the consultations will be “imagine” and Charlton residents are being asked to imagine the following:
There is also a survey that residents are being asked to complete which is available in hard copy through the Neighbourhood House or online at …
For more information about the Community Transport project contact the Charlton Neighbourhood House on 0473 759 456.