Sutton on Sea Community Voluntary Car Service
Run for the People by the People

Sutton on Sea Community Voluntary Car Service

Sutton on Sea Community Voluntary Car Service 4 Marine Avenue
Sutton on Sea
Lincolnshire LN12 2ND

Charity Number: 108760

Telephone: 01507 442 502 or 01507 441 934

Emergency Number: 07 894 164 012

Office open:  Monday to Friday - 9.00 am to 1.00 pm. 

THE OBJECTIVE

To provide transport for you the client to visit:

 

 THE SERVICE IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE TO EXISTING SERVICES
 i.e. bus/taxi or lifts from friends, but to assist where difficulties and hardship occur.

ELIGIBILITY

All residents participating in the scheme are eligible to use the voluntary car service regardless as to who their doctor is


OPERATION

The car service is managed through a coordinator, Requests for transport are made to the co-ordintor, giving as much notice as possible, who then arranges for a voluntary driver to carry out the journey.

PRICES

Please ring your office co-ordinator and we will be happy to quote for any journey. When you phone to request transport, we will be able to tell you approximately how much your journey will cost


SAFETY

Our drivers carry an IDENTITY CARD, which has their photograph on it - always ask to see this card. If the driver cannot produce his Identity Card, then phone the coordinator for advice.

COST

The cost is 50 pence per mile. If on income support you can claim money from the hospital but if the money paid by the hospital is not the full amount you must make up the difference at 50 pence per mile.

Our Community Voluntary Car Service will also take spouses/carers on any job booked with us at at no additional cost