Community transport

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Community transport gives you access to transport if you cannot use public transport.

  • Age Concern Malling run a transport service for wheelchair users using a fully adapted vehicle. This vehicle can be booked for hospital, doctor and dentist appointments, outings or shopping. The vehicle carries 1 wheelchair (electric or manual) or a small scooter plus up to two passengers.
  • Imago Dial 2 Drive (D2D) is a community transport scheme for people unable to access public transport due to older age, illness or disability. Volunteer drivers use their own cars to take clients to medical and social appointments.
  • Involve Kent operate a community based driving scheme that helps people who cannot manage on public transport because of age, frailty, illness, disability or injury. Volunteer drives use their own vehicle for trips to places like hospitals, foot clinics, day centres, shops, visits to friends or any where else they would like to go.
  • Kent Karrier is a dial-a-ride service. It takes members directly form their door to a number of useful destinations in their local area. All services are operated with wheelchair accessible vehicles
  • West Kent Wheels 2 Work was a low cost moped loan scheme to residents of West Kent aged 16 or over who had a firm offer of full time work, training or education that they were unable to reach by public transport. Although the scheme has now ceased, some mopeds are still available.