Getting out and about

Do you need to go:

  • to a health appointment
  • shopping
  • to a social event
  • to visit friends.

Blue Badge scheme 

If you are disabled, a Blue Badge helps you to park closer to your destination when travelling as either a driver or a passenger. Find out if you are eligible.

Bus passes

You can apply online for a free disabled or older person's bus pass giving free off-peak travel on local buses. Find out more.

Crossroads Adapted Vehicle Hire

Crossroads Oxfordshire is a non-profit making charity, and has an adapted vehicle available for hire.  Charges for the vehicle are only made to cover costs. 

Children and young people with special needs

Transport to school or college and help with using public transport.

Other useful local contacts

The Oxfordshire Rural Community Council

Details of more than 60 community transport scheme

British Red Cross

Door-to-door transport for people who cannot get about easily

  • Contact the Oxfordshire Red Cross Transport operations office:
  • Tel: 01235552664

Useful national contacts

Disabled Motoring UK

Promoting mobility for disabled people


A scheme that enables people to use their allowance to get purchase transport

  • Website:
  • Address: Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB
  • Tel: 0845 4564566

Please note: The organisations listed on this page are not endorsed or recommended by Oxfordshire County Council and the contact details are provided for information only.

Please feel free to contact any of the organisations on this fact sheet yourself. If required, Carers Oxfordshire can also help you further. You can contact them on 0845 050 7666, Monday to Thursday 0830-1700, Friday 0830-1600


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