DIRECTORY OF SERVICES - MOBILITY

WINCHESTER SHOPMOBILITY
Hire of wheelchairs and electric scooters for those with mobility issues

COST:   Annual membership fee and hire fee for equipment.
LOCATION:
ELIGIBILITY:
 People wishing to use either a powerchair or a mobility scooter must be aged 16 and over
WEBSITE:  http://www.waca.org.uk
CONTACT DETAILS:  01962 842626  Fax: 01962 854844  Email:  Email:  waca@waca.org.uk
 
WINCHESTER COMMUNITY TRANSPORT & DIAL-A-RIDE
Minibus hire service for local groups/associations Door to door transport for elderly/disabled or mobility issues

COST:  Community transport charges a mileage rate, and passengers are required to pay a fare each time they travel. Bus passes are accepted. Invoices are sent out to groups on a monthly basis
LOCATION:
ELIGIBILITY:
  Any community based organisation which caters for people who have mobility needs. Persons who would, because of long/short term disability not be able to use public transport
WEBSITE:  http://www.waca.org.uk
CONTACT DETAILS:   01962 852602  Fax: 01962 854844  Email:  waca@waca.org.uk
 
DISABLED MOTORING UK
Charity formed from a merger between Disabled Drivers' Association and the Disabled Drivers Motor Club. It aims to promote the personal mobility and welfare of disabled people. Members have access to an information service and receive a monthly magazine and other benefits

COST:  £24 single, £36 Joint members
LOCATION:
ELIGIBILITY:  
Only people with a disability that affects their mobility can be full members
WEBSITE:
CONTACT DETAILS:
 01508 489449
 
INDEPENDENT LIVES
Independent Lives provides a range of support, advice, and services for disabled people, those with care needs, and caring responsibilities, to enable them to lead full, active and independent lives.
We work closely with Hampshire County Council, as well as working directly with people across Hampshire.
 
We can help with:

Advice on Direct Payments – you can contact us directly, or be referred through the social services department at Hampshire County Council.
Payroll: We offer a payroll service for people managing direct payments and employing people to support them

Managed accounts, so you can keep track of your direct payment budget and spending more easily

People looking for personal care assistants (PA’s) - we provide a range of recruitment support and solutions. 

We also work to give disabled people a voice on the issues that are important to them by raising awareness, challenging misconceptions and influencing policy - so that together we can break down barriers and work towards a society where disabled people and carers have the same opportunities as everyone else.
 
COST:
LOCATION:
ELIGIBILITY:
WEBSITE:
 www.independentlives.org
CONTACT DETAILS:  Email: info@independentlives.org
Call: 08456 0123 99
 
RIVER PARK LEISURE CENTRE
Fall prevention classes, gentle exercises working on lower body strength and balance. Tuesday's 2pm - 3pm.

COST:
LOCATION:
Winchester
ELIGIBILITY:
WEBSITE:
 http://www.placesforpeopleleisure.org
CONTACT DETAILS:  

 
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