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Voluntary car scheme

This section contains details of voluntary car schemes which operate in several parts of Devon. These schemes are where car owners give up their time to drive people who do not have their own transport, often to attend medical appointments.

They usually only charge a nominal fee to cover petrol costs. Advance booking is usually recommended - please check with your local provider to find out more.

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    Culm Voluntary Car Scheme

    Group aims to help disabled and elderly people who need transport to hospital, Doctors appointments, hospital visiting and are unable to use other transport. Please give 48 hrs notice if possible. Volunteers use their own cars. Escorts pay half fare.
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    CullomptonEX15 1NW

    Torridge Volunteer Cars

    The object of the Charity is, for the public benefit, the relief of those in need in North-West Devon of any age, who suffer social exclusion because of lack of transport by providing them with volunteer drivers to transport them to and  from their destination.…
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    Jubilee HouseQueen StreetBidefordDevonEX39 2AA

    Clyst Caring Friends

    Patient support service for those attached to the Pinhoe and Broadclyst Doctors Practice, as well as other local Doctors Practices. Services include support for carers, day centre, lunch club, transport service, bathing, dentist, optician and chiropody and podiatry. Referral via doctor, health visitor, community nurse…
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    Pinhoe SurgeryPinn LanePinhoeExeterDevonEX1 3SY

    Ilfracombe Town Council Community Car Service

    The Ilfracombe Community Car Service is for people who require transport to medical appointments outside of Ilfracombe. The volunteer driver uses their own car to pick up the client from their home, take them to their appointment and then bring them back to their home. The…
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    The Ilfracombe Centre44 High StreetIlfracombeDevonEX34 9QB

    Ivybridge Voluntary Car Scheme

    Community Car Scheme. Provides individual 'one-off' journeys for visiting hospital, doctor or dentist appointments. For people who have difficulty using public transport either because they have none available or because they have physical difficulty.
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    Unit 15 The WatermarkErme Ct, Leonards RdIvybridgeDevonPL21 0SZ

    Sampford Peverell Caring Friends

    The Caring Friends provide help with transport for medical or dental attention to those in Sampford Peverell who do not get statutory help, and have no friends or family who can help.    Also visit those who just need some company.
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    3, Lower Town Ford OrchardSampford PeverellTivertonDevonEX16 7DA

    Karing Voluntary Group

    Karing is a registered charity operating in the Preston district of Paignton, Devon. We are a voluntary group providing transport, social activities, support and information to people who are older, frail or sick who live in Paignton and surrounding areas or are visiting locally.  …
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    316 Torquay RoadPrestonPaigntonDevonTQ3 2DZ

    Newton Abbot Community Transport Association

    Newton Abbot Community Transport provides accessible, affordable transport and services for our local community, supporting increased mobility, social contact and independence through: Shopmobility daily and long term wheelchair, scooter and walker hire. Ring and ride door to door wheelchair friendly minibuses. Wheelchair accessible and voluntary…
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    Multi Storey Car ParkSherborne RoadNEWTON ABBOTDEVONTQ12 2QY

    Acorn Community Support

    Provides care, support and comfort to frail, vulnerable and elderly people. Assistance with transport to GP appointments and hospital appointments Prescription delivery service Lunch clubs Coffee mornings Weekly minibus shopping trips to Sainsbury's Memory Cafe Walking Club Equipment loan. If you'd like to volunteer as a driver or…
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    The SurgeryLayne FieldsChristowExeterDevonEX6 7NY

    Holsworthy Rural Community Transport Ltd

    Holsworthy Rural Community Transport Association operates a ring and ride scheme for those with no transport available, including people with disabilities that affect their mobility. We also provide a volunteer car service for people who need to attend appointments and Community Minibus Hire.  
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    The Carroll Suite, Holsworthy Memorial HallNorth RoadHolsworthyDevonEX22 6DJ
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