Transport

Transport
British Red Cross Home and Well Scheme
Provider: British Red Cross
Components vary but includes: supported hospital discharge transport, befriending, access to wheelchairs, Hand Arm & Shoulder Massage, signposting to other local/specialist services. Aims to be a person-centred service, help people withstand and recover from a Health Social & Care crisis and reaching out to Older people/ Vulnerable. The service aims to support people to experience - Reduced anxiety, Enhanced well-being, Improved confidence, Reduced Isolation, Improved Nutrition, Increased Resilience. Referrals will be taken for individuals; Living distant to families and friends, Being anxious about leaving hospital / recently leaving hospital, At risk of admission to hospital or respite care if practical support is not provided, During / following period of ill health in individuals own home, For a carer with an increased risk of social isolation – in need of emotional or practical support, Support after a recent bereavement, Resident within Northern H&SCT.
Contact Tel: 028 7034 2569 / 078 6071 5718
Email: cithni@redcross.org.uk

CDM Community Transport Cookstown
Provider: CDM Community Transport
Dial a Lift – for registered members. Door to Door Transport is available to registered rural dwellers who are unable or find it difficult to use public transport to local services such as: shopping, clinics, post office, chemist and access to training. Dial a lift CANNOT be used for hospital appointments, Health Trust led Day Centres or school to home transport. Bookings Must be made no later than 4 o’clock on the previous day.
Available – Monday to Friday 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
SIF – Funding from Social Investment Fund offers an extension to our operational hours for Dial a Lift and can now provide new and current members with transport to: Shopping Trips, Church / Chapel Services, Further / Higher Education, Training & Employment, Recreation, Hospital appointments – outside operational areas
Extended Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Feeder Service – Your local rural transport partnership can provide transport from your door to the bus stop to members who can travel on public transport and want to go outside their operational area.
Group Hire is available to registered ‘Not for Profit’ groups within your Council area. Groups have a choice of having their own driver trained in-house to MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) standard or they can book a paid driver. Groups include: Church, Youth, Sport, Community.
Contact Tel: 028 867 67766

Community Transport

CDM is a charitable organisation specialising in flexible, affordable community transport. Primarily funded by the Department for Regional Development, they provide transport services for individuals and community groups. 

CDM offers access to vital local services – post offices, shops, doctors, local health services – as well as social outings and community group trips.

 Services

Cookstown (CDM)

Dungannon (CDM)

Magherafelt (Out & About)

Funded by:

DAL

Dial a Lift

ARTS

Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm 

Fares based on distance travelled

Can use bus pass.

Monday to Friday
8am – 6pm

Fares based on distance travelled

Can use bus pass.

Monday to Friday
8am – 6pm 

Fares based on distance travelled

Can use bus pass

DfI - Department for Infrastructure

DAERA/DfI

ARTS

Assisted Rural Transport

Members can use their Bus Pass to avail of Free or Half Fare travel on Dial-a-Lift services. Initially funded by DAERA however as a result of reduced  budgets, DfI have made up the shortfall

Members can use their Bus Pass to avail of Free or Half Fare travel on Dial-a-Lift services. Initially funded by DAERA however as a result of reduced  budgets, DfI have made up the shortfall

Members can use their Bus Pass to avail of Free or Half Fare travel on Dial-a-Lift services. Initially funded by DAERA however as a result of reduced  budgets, DfI have made up the shortfall

DAERA – Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs 

SIF

Social Investment Fund

Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

No bus pass valid on this service

N/A

Monday to Friday
8am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5 p.m.

No bus pass valid on this service

OFMDFM

DATS

Disability Action Transport Service

Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

No bus pass valid on this service

Single Fare £2.30

Monday to Friday
8am – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

No bus pass valid on this service

Single Fare £2.30

N/A

DfI - Department for Infrastructure to

Disability Action, Belfast, CDM delivers the service 

Integrated Transport in Southern Trust area 

N/A

Improve transport options using a joined up approach stakeholders include DfI, CT, Health & Education 

N/A

DfI - Department for Infrastructure

Group Hire

Available with or without driver to registered groups

Available with or without driver to registered groups

Available with or without driver to registered groups

 

 Training

MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme)

MiDAS Car & MPV

Passenger Assistant Training

5 Steps to Safety       

MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme)

MiDAS Car & MPV

Passenger Assistant Training

5 Steps to Safety

MiDAS (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme)

MiDAS Car & MPV

Passenger Assistant Training

5 Steps to Safety

 

 

Disability Action Transport
Provider: Disability Action
DATS is a local urban transport service for people with disabilities or for those who find it difficult using mainstream public transport. Membership is free but a fare is charged for each trip taken. You will need to complete a membership application form and meet the criteria for membership. The service is available from 8.00am until 8.00pm daily Monday to Friday and from 9.00am until 5.00pm on Saturday and Sunday. On Bank Holidays there is no service. The booking office is open from Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm (excluding Public Holidays). As a new member of the Transport service, you can book your first single or return trip within your operational area for free. After that, all single trips within your operational area are charged at £2.30 per trip.
Contact Tel: 0845 608 5555
Email: transport@disabilityaction.org
For more information see: www.disabilityaction.org/transport

Page last updated:14 September 2018