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Blue Badge-Disabled parking permit
The Blue Badge Scheme provides a national arrangement of on-street parking concessions enabling people with severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers to park close to their destination.
Certitude Travel Buddy Scheme
The Certitude Travel buddy scheme that links those with lived-experience and those at risk of isolation. It is tailored to the needs of the individual and is designed to keep people safe while encouraging independence. Travel buddies will accompany service users to ensure access to community resources for those in greatest need. Travel buddies will be rewarded via time-banking. Our Travel buddies can support and teach people to use public transport with confidence.
Dial a Ride
If your disabled and can't use public transport try Dial a Ride. Its free, door to door and great for getting out and about. Only members can use Dial a Ride, you must have a permanent or long term disability which means you are unable to use public transport some or all of the time.
Disabled Persons Railcard
The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to get 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain. If you're travelling with an adult companion they also can get 1/3 off their rail fare - so you can save money for your friends too!
Elim House Day Centre is open five-day-a-week and staffed by a team of qualified care workers and local volunteers.The aim of the project is to provide a safe and friendly environment for all its users, the majority of whom are elderly people of African/Caribbean descent.For here at Elim House Day Centre its users can meet and participate in activities that are appropriate for their needs.
Freedom Pass
Freedom Passes allow disabled people, and older people, to travel across London and get free bus journeys nationally.
Gov.uk – Public Services in one place (formerly known as direct gov)
GOV.UK is a United Kingdom public sector information website, created by the Government Digital Service to provide a single point of access to HM Government services.
HAIL LTD
HAIL’s mission is to support people with a learning disability and other vulnerable people to lead their own lives. HAIL believes everyone has a right to have good support to make sure their needs are met so life is a little easier. At HAIL we want to see people learning the things they want to know, be it how to make a cup of tea, which bus to take to get to their friend’s house, when to drop a stitch or how to start a business. HAIL wants to see people work with their friends, families and partners to find ways they can spend more good times together and less time with the people that are paid to be around. HAIL supports people to find things they want to do and people who they would like to do them with.
Indochinese Day Care Centre
We provide daycentre services to elderly, disabled clients (Chinese, Vietnamese and South Asian background) in South London.
London Ambulance Service – Patient Transportation Service
Our Patient Transport Service offer clinicians a range of transport options to help them with the transfer of their patients. We handle over 3,000 patient journeys a day to over 1,000 treatment centres and have a variety of vehicles designed to meet the different needs of patients. As well as being contracted by a number of London hospitals and primary care trusts (PCTs) to take patients to and from their pre-arranged hospital or clinic appointments, we can respond to ad-hoc journey requests and provide specialist transfer facilities.
Motability
The Motability scheme enables disabled people to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair using their government funded mobility allowance. Can also help with adaptations, Wheelchair accessible vehicles, Driving lessons for eligible 16 to 24 year olds and lots of relevant info on their website.
South Asian Elderly Organisation (SAEO) operates a Day Centre 5 days a week which is staffed by a team of qualified staff and volunteers. The aim of the project is to provide an environment where elderly people of South Asian origin can meet and participate in activities that are appropriate for their needs.
Southwark Parent Carers Council
We are the parent carer forum for Southwark - and we want to achieve the best local services for children and young people aged 0-25 with disabilities/additional needs and their families. We are working with partners in education, health and social care to give families a say in the design and provision of services. Our parent reps are now involved in workstreams with Southwark Council on the new SEND Reforms.
Taxicard
Taxicard holders make journeys in licensed London taxis and private hires vehicles, and the subsidy applies directly to each trip.
TFL
Transport for London (TfL) is the local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London. Every day around 24 million journeys are made across our network. Every journey matters to us and we do all we can to keep the city moving, making sure the transport network is safe, reliable and fit for the future.
TfL Travel Mentoring Scheme
020 3054 4361
travelmentor@tfl.gov.uk
The Sarah Hope Line
The Sarah Hope Line is a service that offers confidential support to people involved in, or affected by, life-changing incidents on the TfL network.
Transport for All
A charity to inform disabled and older people about transport services and how to access them. They also campaign to make public transport more accessible.