Our Organization

Callow Wheelchair Bus is a non profit corporation formed in 1947 by Walter Callow and incorporated under Nova Scotia statute in that year. It provides group transportation and tours for persons with disabilities; the service is available seven days a week with small, medium and large buses.

Callow Wheelchair Bus is supervised by a volunteer Board of Directors whose members are elected at the Annual General Meeting. Since its inception the organization has been privileged to have the successive Lieutenant-Governors of Nova Scotia as Patrons.

Who benefits from this service?

  • Veterans resident in hospitals

  • Paraplegics, amputees and others with disabilities

  • Residents of nursing homes with mobility problems

  • Funding

    Callow Wheelchair Bus is a charitable institution financed by donations and funding from organizations and individuals, including

  • Veterans Affairs Canada

  • Veterans and veterans groups

  • Royal Canadian Legion

  • Service clubs and other community organizations
  • You Can Help Too (902) 422-9433 !

    Callow Wheelchair Bus is dependent on charitable donations by individuals and organizations to ensure the continuation of this important service. Support can be provided in a number of ways, including Bequests and Memorial Donations.

    Planned Giving has become a popular way to support the work of a charitable organization of choice. With advice from a professional financial planner, individuals can select from a number of ways to support a charity during or after their lifetime. For example, you can make your charity of choice the direct beneficiary of an insurance policy, RRSP or other legacy; tax benefits are available. Callow Wheelchair Bus is a choice. For more information (in confidence), please contact the Callow Bus office at (902) 422-9433, or callowvetsbus@ns.sympatico.ca.

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