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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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    Blackdown Support Group

    The Blackdown Support Group is a registered charity working from offices at The Blackdown GP Practice in Hemyock. The aims of the charity are to reduce social isolation, facilitate access to services and improve quality of life for people living in the Blackdown Hills. We connect local people…
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    The SurgeryStation RoadHemyockCullmoptonDevonEX15 3SF

    Cars for Care - Holsworthy Rural

    A taxi-like service, used when no other transport arrangement can be made. The service is provided by volunteer drivers who use their own transport. They pick up the client from their home, take them to their appointment and bring them back home. This service is…
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    Chawleigh Community Car Service

    This is a voluntary, not for profit service for transporting patients from the Chawleigh and Chulmleigh area (including Eggesford, Cheldon, Chenson and Kings Nympton) to the Dental Surgery and Wallingbrook Health Centre in Chulmleigh. Regretfully, we are unable to take patients to Hospital or undertake any…
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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

    Dartmouth Caring

    We provide help and support to the vulnerable, elderly and disadvantaged people in our local community, including two Lunch Clubs and a variety of support and social groups such as the Memory Cafe and the Visually Impaired reading group. One of our key services is…
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    Dartmouth Caring35 Victoria RoadDartmouthDevonTQ6 9RT

    Go North Devon Ltd

    Go North Devon Ltd provides affordable and accessible transport and mobility services to people who are unable to use public transport, either due to age or disability. Our particular services include: Ring & Ride. Shopmobility Cancer Care Car Service to NDDH and local hospitals Volunteer…
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    The Shopmobility CentreAlbert LaneBARNSTAPLEDEVONEX32 8RL

    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

    Honiton Voluntary Car Scheme

    The Voluntary Car Service provides transport to medical appointments for people who are unable to use public transport or where public transport is not available. This is a door-to-door service with no worries about parking! Destinations include Honiton surgery and hospital, Axminster hospital, Exeter (RD&E,…
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    29 - 31New StreetHonitonDevonEX14 1HA

    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

    Lapford Voluntary Car Aid (LVCA)

    Lapford Voluntary Car Aid (LVCA) was created some 30 years ago with the simple aim of providing transport to various local health centres, dentist surgeries and community hospitals within the area.  Run by a small committee with some 16-20 voluntary drivers provided a much valued service…
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    LapfordCreditonDevonEX17 6QD
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