|Dial a Ride is a door to door transport service designed for elderly or disabled people who, for whatever reason, find it difficult to use public transport, and who live in an area served by Dial a Ride.
COST: Fares are based on a system similar to local bus fares. You pay the driver just as you would on a bus
CONTACT DETAILS: 01962 852602
|TEST VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES|
|If there is one common theme that crops up time and again as an issue for voluntary and community groups, it is “Transport”!
Getting to and from meetings, doctor’s surgeries, shops, employment, entertainment etc is a problem for anyone who cannot easily access public or private transport. Those particularly affected include young people, those with disabilities, older people and young families who all live throughout Test Valley, from the remotest rural areas, right to the heart of the two main towns of Andover and Romsey.
The Test Valley Community Transport Scheme is run by TVCS with funding from Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council. It has been established to provide:
a co-ordinated approach to community transport in Test Valley
new services to meet the needs of people who have poor access to public or private transport.
CONTACT DETAILS: 01264 356808
|ANDOVER NEIGHBOUR CARE|
|Services include Hampshire Social Services, The Stroke Club, VIP's, Choices and the Lunch Club at St Anne's Hall every Monday.
LOCATIONS: 16 Union Street, Andover
CONTACT DETAILS: 01264 404142 /01264 339899
|WINCHESTER & DISTRICT SCOPE|
|Financial support through grants to individuals or families, towards equipment, TRANSPORT, therapy, holidays or crisis situations. Can put people in touch with Scope response workers for their area through Scope Response at Helpline 0808 8003333
ELIGIBILTY: Anyone with Cerebral Palsy, their family, carer or friend who live in our catchment area of Winchester Council & Northern Eastleigh
CONTACT DETAILS: 01962 880734 and Scope Response at Helpline 0808 8003333
MHA Communities provides support and friendship to older people, living in their own homes across Hampshire, to help maintain independence, improve well-being, encourage inclusion and reduce isolation. Our primary aim is to help local older people to live later life well. MHA Communities is part of MHA which has been providing care, accommodation and support services to older people for over 75 years across the country. We are one of the most well-respected care providers in the sector and amongst the largest charities in Britain.
MHA Communities operates across the whole of Hampshire so no matter where you are located we provide services in your area each offering a programme of services that meet the needs of the people in each locality.
These may include:
Remote and online activities
Exercise and cheerleading classes
Music and singing groups
Outings and holidays and much more to help tackle loneliness and isolation for local older people.
Our scheme locations are:
Basingstoke & East Hampshire
Gosport & Fareham
Hart & Rushmoor
Portsmouth & Havant
To find out more please visit:
Call us on: 01962 890995
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