Gunnedah shire residents are encouraged to stay connected and independent with GoCo Community Care’s affordable transport service.
Community transport services can assist people have travel to appointments, go shopping, do other everyday chores, or catch up with family and friends.
“It’s like a second car, taking the stress out of getting around so you can go about your life easily and safely,” GoCo engagement leader Jacinta Cipolla said.
“You can trust our drivers, get an accessible vehicle if you need one, and travel door-to-door when it suits you.
“You can also get assistance during a journey if you need it or bring a family member or carer.
“Costs depend on the service you need and whether you have access through a government-funded program.”
Established in 1988 in Gunnedah, GoCo has grown and evolved over the years and now services five local government areas including Tamworth, Gunnedah, Narrabri, Moree and Liverpool Plains.
They also have offices at several locations including Gunnedah.
“At GoCo, we believe in the philosophy of your life, your choice and aim to provide quality services with honesty and transparency, with you in the driver’s seat,” Jacinta said.
Residents are eligible to use community transport if aged 65 or over, or 50 for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders; are eligible through My Aged Care or NDIS; can’t access other transport or are living with limited mobility or a disability.
Costs depend on when and how far people travel, and what type of vehicle they need.
If people qualify through My Aged Care or NDIS, costs may be covered. They may also be eligible for subsidised taxi trips and vouchers.
To book transport, call GoCo on 6740 2240 or visit the office at 80 Marquis St, Gunnedah and be sure to provide ample advance notice for your travel.
To check if you’re eligible and how the service works, visit gococare.com.au or call the team on 6740 2240 during business hours.To order photos from this page click here