Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Kettering Volunteer Car Scheme (Shire Community Services)

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Type of service:
Transport
Address:
1-3 Orient Way, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1AF
Telephone number:
01933 272735
Service description:
A volunteer car service that helps the elderly and disabled travel to medical appointments. Trips can be to a local GP, a hospital, an optician, a dentist, or other medical appointment.

Whilst medical appointments take priority, the service will also take people to visit relatives in hospital and care homes.

Volunteer drivers use their own cars to take members to their medical appointments. Drivers will collect you from your home in plenty of time. The drivers will wait up to 2 hours for you and take you home.

There is a small annual membership fee to pay. Fares are paid directly to the driver to cover expenses and include a small admin charge. If you are attending an NHS hospital and claim certain benefits, you may be able to reclaim the cost of the fare; you will need to enquire at the hospital.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Disability
  • Elderly
  • Living In The Kettering Area
  • Mobility Problems
  • Unable To Access Public Transport
Referral route:
  • Application Form To Be Completed
  • Contact Service Direct
Last updated on:
29/06/2017
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