People to Places

 

East Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme provides a service to help the elderly and those living in East Staffordshire who are unable to use public transport to make those essential journeys.

Volunteer drivers, using their own cars, offer a door to door service and will wait up to 90 minutes for the return journey.

The scheme can be used for the following:

  • Hospital, doctors or dentist appointments
  • Hospital patient visiting
  • Social visits
  • Collection of prescriptions
  • Shopping

 

The following fees apply:

  • Fees in line with recommended passenger fare table; or 45p per miles plus 5p per additional passenger
  • Escorts travel free of charge
  • Service users can also join the scheme for a £5.00 annual membership
  • Additional fees may apply i.e. parking fees, toll fees, admin charge of £1.00 (to cover telephone calls)

Contact: East Staffs Voluntary Car Scheme e-mail eaststaffsvoluntarycarscheme@gmail.com

Telephone numbers:

Burton area: 01283 538385 (between 17:00 and 21:00)

Uttoxeter area: 01889 500731

Burton area mobile: 07716 417410

Uttoxeter area mobile: 07779 426730

In partnership with Staffordshire County Council