Kettering Car Service

Type of service:
Transport
Address:
1-3 Orient Way, Shire Community Services, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 1AF
Telephone number:
01933 272735
Service description:
Kettering Volunteer Car Service: a volunteer car service to help the elderly and disabled get to a range of medical appointments. This can be to the local doctor, any hospital, optician, dentist or other medically connected appointment. Whilst medical appointments are our priority, we can also take you to visit relatives in hospital and care homes. You can use this service is you are; elderly, disabled have mobility problems or experience difficulty using public transport.
Volunteer drivers use their own cars to take members to their medical appointments. The appointment is made by you calling the office. We will need to know when and where you are going. We work on appointment times and the driver will collect you from your home in plenty of time. The drivers will wait up to 2 hours for you and take you home.
There is a small annual membership fee to pay. Fares are paid directly to the driver to cover their out of pocket expenses and include a small admin charge which the driver will bring into the office. If your appointment takes longer than 2 hours and the driver leaves the hospital, they will return to pick you up and you will be charged a ‘double’ journey. If you have any queries, please call the office for further information.
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00
Thursday 08:30 - 16:00
Friday 08:30 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Difficulty Accessing Public Transport
  • Disability
  • Mobility Difficulties
Referral route:
  • Contact Service Direct
Last updated on:
24/04/2017
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