Transport services and support
Transport services and support
There are services to help you get around if you find it difficult. Wandsworth Community Transport, the Taxi-card scheme, dial-a-ride, and others all offer services to help you travel more easily. Some services can give additional support if you need it, like travel buddy schemes.
20 Records in Transport services and support.
Certitude (Southside Partnership)
31-33 Lumiere Court, 209 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BQ
Telephone: 020 8772 6222
Description: Certitude is a charity which supports people with learning disabilities and mental health needs to lead more independent lives.
Telephone: 0845 688 2525 or 07595 652411
Description: Deaf Achieve is a lottery-funded project from the charity RAD that provides free: - job clubs - workshops - health groups - travel groups - and one to one support for Deaf people.
Department for Transport - Making transport accessible to all
Zone 2/14, Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DR
Telephone: 0300 330 3000
Description: The Department for Transport has an equalities team that helps make sure that transport is more accessible for everyone.
Disabled Motoring UK (formerly Mobilise)
National Headquarters, Ashwellthorpe, Norwich, NR16 1EX
Telephone: 01508 489 449
Description: Disabled Motoring UK is a charity for disabled drivers, passengers and Blue Badge holders.
Fares to hospital for NHS treatment reimbursed - St George's
Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0QT
Telephone: St George's Hospital Cashier: 020 8725 1632
Description: If you are on a low income or certain benefits or allowances you might be entitled to reclaim your transport costs to and from the hospital under the Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme.
Forum of Mobility Centres
The Forum of Mobility Centres, c/o Providence Chapel, Warehorne, Ashford, Kent, TN26 2JX
Telephone: 0800 559 3636
Description: The Forum of Mobility Centres is a network of independent organisations that support people who have difficulty driving or accessing a car or motor vehicle.
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital - Patient transport
Telephone: 020 7188 2888
Description: Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital have a patient transport service for people who need it and qualify after being assessed by the hospital's transport team.
Haringey Association for Independent Living (HAIL)
Putney Library, 5/7 Disraeli Road, Putney, London,, SW15 2DR
Telephone: 07525 260 879 or 07525 260 943 you can text and the service will call you back
Description: HAIL is a learning disability association which provides a range of services in Wandsworth.
London Dial a Ride
Dial-a-Ride, Passenger Services, PO Box 68799, London, SE1P 4RD
Telephone: 0343 222 7777
Description: London Dial-a-Ride is a free door to door public transport service for people with mobility problems who find it hard or impossible to use conventional public transport.
Look Ahead Care and Support
Head Office: Kings Building, 16 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HQ
Telephone: 0207 368 4600
Description: Look Ahead is a charitable housing association that provides specialist support and care services to people with a variety of needs, especially people with learning disabilities, across London and the South East.