Community car scheme
The Community Car Scheme
We provide a service for people who are unable to use, or have difficulty with access to public transport. Our aim is to help people with journeys they may otherwise be unable to make. Journeys can be for pretty much anything – medical appointments, local trips for shopping or seeing a friend, attending community activities or visiting family in residential care.
Most trips are during daytime hours Monday to Friday. Evenings and weekend trips may be possible if a volunteer is available and happy to take it on. There is no limit to the number of journeys a person can make but we like to share the service around as many people as possible. You may need to use the Car Scheme on a regular, ongoing basis, or you may just require the service whilst you are recovering from a medical condition.
Please note that our service is not intended to be used in place of buses, hospital transport or taxis if you are able to use those facilities.
Hospital appointments – unfortunately, we are unable to duplicate journeys where other transport exists. Patient Transport is available for hospital appointments so please contact them rather than the car scheme. Please call Patient Transport on 0300 123 1236.