Different travel discount passes are available. These may be just for the person with disabilities or a carer/supporter, you need to check out the range and conditions for each as these do change.
Here are some of the links available at present for discount/concession cards:
Bus pass information
Different bus passes are available according to your local authorities, to find out more, including application forms, follow this link:
Bus Pass application form - disabled persons
CEA card application form - entitles holder to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema
Disabled Persons Railcard application form
Wheelchair user information
Useful information for wheelchair users is available from Trip Buzz
Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide
Breathing Space, Mencap Centre, Goosecroft Lane, Northallerton DL6 1EG Tel: 01609 779420 e-mail: Breathing.Space@btconnect.com
The society actively supports two local work based projects for adults with learning difficulties:
Housing Grants fact sheet.
Additional information about "Disabled facilities Grant and Advice for Adapting your Home."
Get easy to read information, with pictures and sound, about how to choose the right social care for you.
Help relieve some of the stress and worry which is very common among disabled persons when traveling. The guide covers many aspects such as flying with guide dogs, travelling with autism, visual impairments, travelling with breathing problems and much more.
Cardiac conditions associated with Down's Syndrome.
Easy to understand health information
An additional information guide related to dental care originating from the US can be accessed here
Provides practical help, useful advice and reliable information on a wide range of issues to support people to live independently, including Direct Payments, Housing, Benefits.
Local Council links:
Rural/local information-support sites:
Care & support for farmers, farm workers, farm managers and their dependents
Help for the farming community
Benefits information and resources
Stairlifts: grants / carers