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Transport Travel Concessions, Taxi-Card, Freedom Passes And Blue Badges

Description

Service Description

Disability travel concessions and a subsidised taxi service are available for people who have difficulty using public transport. The service is open Monday - Friday from 9.00am - 5.00pm. Blue parking badges allow cars carrying people who are registered blind or people who have severe walking difficulties to be parked near shops, stations and other facilities. Information and applications for Blue Badges can be obtained from:

Freedom passes exist to provide free public transport in London for people with disabilities that significantly affect their mobility. These passes can be used 24 hours a day, seven days a week for London Underground, London Buses and DLR. Eligible applicants must be regular users of public transport. To find out what the eligibility criteria is and to download the application form, visit
http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/transport_and_streets/public_transport/freedom_pass_for_disabled_peop.aspx

Additional Information

Additional Information

Disability travel concessions and a subsidised taxi service are available for people who have difficulty using public transport. The service is open Monday - Friday from 9.00am - 5.00pm. Blue parking badges allow cars carrying people who are registered blind or people who have severe walking difficulties to be parked near shops, stations and other facilities. Information and applications for Blue Badges can be obtained from:

Freedom passes exist to provide free public transport in London for people with disabilities that significantly affect their mobility. These passes can be used 24 hours a day, seven days a week for London Underground, London Buses and DLR. Eligible applicants must be regular users of public transport. To find out what the eligibility criteria is and to download the application form, visit
http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/transport_and_streets/public_transport/freedom_pass_for_disabled_peop.aspx

Costs

Cost
Free
Cost per Session
£0.00
Cost per Hour
£0.00
Cost per Day
£0.00
Over 2's Cost per Week
£0.00
Under 2's Cost per Week
£0.00

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Yes
Do You Have A Waiting List?
No
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Yes

Further Information

Provider Type
SEND
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Complex Needs Long Term Medical Conditions Specific Learning Difficulties Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Sensory Impairment Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Specific Learning Difficulty Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Tourette's Dyslexia Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Hearing Impairment and Deafness Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises
How to Contact
Telephone
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)