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There are lots of local community transport schemes that may be able to help you and the person you care for get around.

They can help if you struggle to use public transport or are disabled. 

Community transport schemes vary so ask your local carer service what is available in your area. They can include: 

  • Community car schemes where volunteers drive you in their own cars, 
  • Door-to-door dial-a-ride services where you are picked from home,
  • Community bus services.

There is usually a charge for using these schemes but ask before you travel.

Schemes may be run by Age UKLocal Red Cross branches (who offer transport to and from medical appointments), Dial a ride (door to door service for disabled people) or other local organisations.  

You can search online for community transport but also check what is available near you as there may be other schemes that aren't listed on here. 

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