East Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme

This 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 trips.

The following fees apply:

  • Fees in line with recommended passenger fare table; or 45p per mile 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 Staffordshire Voluntary Car Scheme  e: [email protected] Tel: 01283 538385 – Burton.