Registered Charity No. 1067820 Chippenham LINK volunteer drivers offer help with transport to all in the area - regardless of age or circumstances in complete confidence.
What is LINK? LINK is a team of local volunteer drivers who help the community by transporting people in need. They support and complement the local Community Health and Social Services. LINK is organised by a committe of local people who oversee the general running of the scheme.
What are the aims? To help people with any transport problem in a personal and friendly way. Who can use the service? Anyone living in our area who requires transport, regardless of age or circumstances. Maybe a prescription needs to be collected, transport for Doctor or hospital appointments, essential shopping or lunch club visits etc.
YES, we need Volunteers! We are always happy to hear from local people who are willing to spend some time to become a LINK volunteer driver. Being a LINK volunteer can give you a new interest and make good use of your skills and experience. At the same time, you will make a valuable and much appreciated contribution to the local Community. If you are interested please ring 01249 461881
How does the service work? To get help, call 01249 461881. The LINK co-ordinator is happy to receive enquiries from people personally, or on their behalf through their Doctors, Nurses, Social Services, friends or relatives.
Financial Arrangements LINK schemes are charities and receive grants from many statutory bodies, including Health and Socal Services. Funds are also raised from local events. LINK volunteers receive a mileage allowance and out of pocket expenses. We are always grateful for donations from those who are able to help.