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

Shire Community Services - Wellibus

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Type of service:
Transport
Address:
1-3 Orient Way, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1AF
Telephone number:
01933 223636
Service description:
A transport service to help people to overcome isolation or a lack of public transport. The Wellibus is available to everyone, but the drivers are specially trained to support people with mobility problems.

The Wellibus helps their members access a range of shops, clubs, and events in and around Wellingborough. The services run to Wellingborough town centre, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Tesco, Marks & Spencer, plus many friendship groups and day centres in the area. The Wellibus can also be used to travel anywhere within Wellingborough on request, providing sufficient notice is given.

The team run monthly excursions to destinations further afield. These generally comprise of Sunday lunches, shopping trips (to Northampton, Corby, or Leicester), bingo, and day trips to London attractions.

Monday:
- Wellingborough

Tuesday:
- Wellingborough
- Zone 1 (Earls Barton, Ecton, Finedon, Great Doddington, Great Harrowden, Hardwick, Isham, Little Harrowden, Mears Ashby, Orlingbury, Sywell, Wilby)
- Zone 2 (Bozeat, Easton Maudit, Grendon, Irchester, Strixton, Wollaston)

Wednesday:
- Wellingborough

Thursday:
- Wellingborough
- Zone 1 (Earls Barton, Ecton, Finedon, Great Doddington, Great Harrowden, Hardwick, Isham, Little Harrowden, Mears Ashby, Orlingbury, Sywell, Wilby)

Friday:
- Wellingborough
- Zone 2 (Bozeat, Easton Maudit, Grendon, Irchester, Strixton, Wollaston)

To use the Wellibus, you need to complete a membership form. These are available from their town centre office, on their website, or by calling 01933 223636.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Mobility Problems
Referral route:
  • Application Form To Be Completed
  • Contact Service Direct
Last updated on:
29/06/2017
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