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

Oundle Volunteer Car Scheme (Volunteer Action)

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Type of service:
Transport
Address:
Fletton House, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4JA
Telephone number:
01832 275433
Service description:
Voluntary car schemes operate with volunteer drivers using their own vehicles to take passengers to pre-booked destinations. These are often for medical appointments, but can also be for other reasons.

The schemes typically charge an annual membership fee. The passenger then pays the driver for any trips - this is calculated on mileage.

Passengers book a journey in advance with the scheme co-ordinator who matches up the travel requirement with the drivers available. Drivers collect passengers from their home, taking them to their appointment and returning them back home.

Services are often subsidised by Northamptonshire County Council.

Volunteer Action Community Transport will help people with no reasonable means of transport for the following:
Chemist
Chiropodist
Clinics
Collecting Prescriptions
Daycare
Dentist
Doctor
Education
Hospital - Outpatient or Inpatient
Optician
Physiotherapist
Shopping
Visiting Friends or Relatives
Visiting Hospital or Nursing Home

People living in the following areas can use Volunteer Action Community Transport:
Achurch
Aldwincle
Apethorpe
Armston
Ashton
Barnwell
Blatherwycke
Brigstock
Bulwick
Clopton
Collyweston
Cotterstock
Deene
Deenethorpe
Duddington
Easton-on-the-Hill
Fotheringhay
Glapthorn
Harringworth
Hemington
Islip
King's Cliffe
Laxton
Lilford
Lowick
Luddington
Lutton
Nassington
Oundle
Pilton
Polebrook
Slipton
Southwick
Stoke Doyle
Sudborough
Tansor
The Benefields
Thorpe Waterville
Thrapston
Thurning
Titchmarsh
Twywell
Wadenhoe
Wakerley
Warmington
Wigsthorpe
Woodnewton
Yarwell
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Disability
  • Elderly
  • Living In Oundle Or Surrounding Villages
  • Mobility Problems
  • Unable To Access Public Transport
Referral route:
  • Phone The Team
Last updated on:
11/08/2017

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