Adult social care transport provides a specialist, accessible transport service to assessed service users. A network of providers work in partnership to meet the travel needs of vulnerable adults in Dudley.
Transport can be provided by:
You can check what age you will be eligible for a travel pass with the Direct Gov calculator.
The older person's bus pass is awarded in line with the pensionable age of women, whether you are male or female. If you have reached this age and live in the West Midlands county you are entitled to free travel on public transport. Travel passes can be used on trains, most buses and the Metro tram within the West Midlands county.
Travel passes, further information and an application form are available on the Network West Midlands website. You can apply direct online, or print out an application form if you prefer.
The pass can also be used on Ring and Ride - a door to door funded service for people who find it difficult to use ordinary transport.
Loan wheelchairs and electric scooters in shopping centres. For example Merry Hill shopping centre.
For further information and contact details visit Shopmobility.
The RDAC specialises in providing assessments for people who want to learn to drive or return to driving for people who are disabled, have suffered a stroke or debilitating illness.
The centre has a team of experienced and dedicated professionals as well as a range of adapted vehicles to cater to your mobility needs. You can find out more and apply for an assessment online with the Regional Driving Assessment Centre.