Community transport

City of Rockingham

Clients and community

The Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service (RCCTS) provides door-to-door transport for eligible residents living in the City of Rockingham. The service operates two mini-vans, one of which is wheelchair accessible.

RCCTS collects eligible clients from their homes and transports them to their chosen destination; options are listed below. Clients are then collected from a specific departure point at a predetermined time and taken home again. Transport is not available for individual medical appointments.

Rockingham Connect destinations

Destinations include:

  • Autumn Centre
  • Bunnings
  • Mary Davis Library and Community Centre
  • Rockingham Central Library
  • Rockingham Shopping Centre
  • Safety Bay Library
  • Social Connector Luncheon
  • Spotlight
  • Spud Shed
  • Warnbro Community Library
  • Warnbro Shopping Centre

You can view the current service schedule for more information on pick-up and departure times. Transport is also provided to certain community events as the schedule allows.

Eligibility criteria

In order to use the service, residents must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • have no access to private transport
  • have no access to public transport
  • be on a low income, or a Concession, Pension or Health Care Card holder
  • physically able to enter and exit the vehicle unaided.
Fare

A fee of $1 per trip applies (one trip is one person one way). This is paid by purchasing a $2 Return Trip Token or $10 Frequent Client Card. Cards are available to purchase from the following locations:

  • Autumn Centre
  • City of Rockingham Administration Building
  • Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
  • Rockingham Central Library
  • Safety Bay Library
  • Warnbro Community Library.

Clients unable to purchase from these locations can contact the Rockingham Connect office on 9528 0333 to discuss other options.

How to apply

Interested residents can complete a booking form and return it to the City of Rockingham, PO Box 2142, Rockingham DC  WA  6967. Alternatively, a completed booking form can be emailed to rockingham.connect@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Volunteering for the service

The RCCTS operates with the support of dedicated volunteers. To enable the service to grow and meet the needs of our clients and community, new volunteers are always welcome. Volunteers are appointed as Drivers or Transport Assistants. Each service that goes out on the road runs with both a Driver together with a Transport Assistant.

To volunteer for the Rockingham Connect all you need is a few hours a week, a valid driver's licence (drivers only) and a National Police Clearance (provided by the City of Rockingham).

For more information you can view the position descriptions below and decide which suits you:

For more information on volunteering with the Rockingham Connect Community Transport Service, contact us on 9528 0333 or email rockingham.connect@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

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