Community Transport Directory

Surrey Community Transport Directory

Guildford Borough


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Age Concern Ash & District

Care for Guildford

Dial a Ride - Community Transport

Fairwood Helpers

Puttenham & Wanborough Community Group

Ripley Good Neighbours

STAG Good Neighbour Scheme

West Horsley Wheel of Care


Age Concern Ash & District

Telephone:

01252 331 352

Criteria for Eligibility:

Infirmity, elderly, emergency, need

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, hospital visiting, day centres, presecriptions, visiting

Areas covered:

Ash, Ash vale and Tongham

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

Telephone above number Mon to Fri 1000 to 1300

Charges/donations:

40p per mile plus parking costs

Any other details:

Those able to walk or with tripods only

Care for Guildford

Telephone:

01483 566 635

Criteria for Eligibility:

Disability, infirmity, family crisis, elderly, financial or need. Must reside in old Borough of Guildford

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, holidays, hospital visiting, day centres, presecriptions and vsiting

Areas covered:

Guildford plus 50 miles

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

telephone above number Mon to Fri 0900 to 1300 and 1400 to 1700

Charges/donations:

Donations accepted at client's discretion

Any other details:

Website: www.careforguildford.org.uk

Dial a Ride - Community Transport

Telephone:

01483 458 052

Criteria for Eligibility:

Available to any resident with mobility difficaulties who lives in the Guildford Borough area

Transport provided for:

Shopping, leisure activities, medical appointments etc, day centre attendance or to visit family and friends

Areas covered:

Operates within Guildford Borough only, within a 15-mile radius of Guildford Town Centre

Vehicles:

Accessible minibuses, specially adapted to carry passengers with or without wheelchairs. All vehicles have steps, handrails and passenger lifts

Booking procedure:

telephone bookings are taken on the above number Mon to Fri 0830 to 1600 (not including Bank Holidays). Bookings may be made for journeys starting after 0900 and finishing before 1630 every weekday. Bookings can be made up to 2 weeks in advance. The minimum booking requirement is 2 working days.

Charges/donations:

Fares are charged at £2.00 per single & paid to the driver. Annual membership fee: £6.00

Any other details:

Prior to using the service it is necessary to become a registered member. To do this, please contact Dial a Ride to request a registration form. Guildford Borough Council's Dial a Ride is a door-to -door transport service; the minibus will stop a near to the passenger's home or destination as possible.

Drivers will provide assistance on and off the vehicle to all passengers. Passenegsr may bring an escort who will be charged at the standard fare. Guide or hearing dogs accompanied by their handlers may also travel free of charge however, please ensure that you advise when booking the journey.

Fairwood Helpers

Telephone:

01483 237 619

Criteria for Eligibility:

Not stated

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, hospital visiting and prescriptions

Areas covered:

Worplesdon including Wood Street, fairlands and Perry Hill

Vehicles:

Not stated

Booking procedure:

telephone above number Mon to Fri 1000 to 1200 minimum of 2 days notice

Charges/donations:

30p per mile suggested donation

Any other details:

Unable to take wheelchairs. Must be able to cope alone or with limited assistance from driver

Puttenham & Wanborough Community Group

Telephone:

01483 810 875

Criteria for Eligibility:

Disability, infirmity, family crisis, elderly, emergency or need

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, pension collection, hospital visits, prescriptions and visiting

Areas covered:

Local

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

Telephone above number Mon to Fri 0900 to 1730

Charges/donations:

Donations if offered

Any other details:

None given

Ripley Good Neighbours

Telephone:

01483 210 007

Criteria for Eligibility:

Disability, infirmity, family crisis, elderly or nedd

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, hospital visiting, day centres, prescritions or visiting

Areas covered:

Ripley and Send Marsh

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

Telephone avove number Mon to Fri 1000 to 1200

Charges/donations:

Donations roughly based on mileage

Any other details:

Occasional help when needed

Stag Good Neighbour Scheme

Telephone:

07932 214 412

Criteria for Eligibility:

Elderly, financial difficulty or need

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, hospital visiting, day centres, prescriptions, visiting

Areas covered:

Seale, Tongham and Ash Green

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

Telephone above number Mon, Wed and Fri 1000 to 1200

Charges/donations:

Voluntary donations of 35p per mile

Any other details:

None given

West Horsley Wheel of Care

Telephone:

01483 281 703

Criteria for Eligibility:

Infirmity, family crisis, elderly or in need

Transport provided for:

Medical appointments, shopping, pension collection, hospital visiting, day centres, prescriptions, visiting

Areas covered:

Horsely, Guildford and surrounding area

Vehicles:

Volunteer drivers own cars

Booking procedure:

Telephone above number Mon to Fri 1000 to 1200

Charges/donations:

Donations standardised according to distance

Any other details:

Clients must be continent

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