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

Motability Scheme

Type of service:
Transport
Address:
City Gate House, Southwark, London SE1 9HB
Telephone number:
03004564566
Service description:
The Motability Scheme is run by the Motability charity, and enables disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair by exchanging their mobility allowance.

To be eligible to lease through the Motability Scheme, you must be in receipt of one of the following allowances:

• The Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
• The Enhanced Rate of the Mobility Component of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
• The War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS)
• The Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

Please note: you will need to have at least 12 months remaining on your allowance when you apply.

b>Motability can also provide Charitable Grants towards:

• Car adaptations - such as wheelchair hoists and Infra-Red controls
• Vehicle Advance Payments - often for larger more expensive vehicles
• Driving lessons - learn to drive in your Motability Scheme car

For deaf customers who have an enquiry about the Motability Scheme, British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters can relay communication between you and the Customer Services team.

Contact Motability directly for more information.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
17 years - 99 years
Languages:
British Sign Language
Opening hours:
Monday 08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Receipt of benefits
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017

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