The Resource Centre, Murchfield Community Centre, Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys, CF64 4QQ
Tel 029 20513700
DPVC run and maintain a minibus that can accommodate 8 passengers along with a volunteer driver and escort. The minibus is fitted with a wheel chair lift and easy access sliding door with step.
All drivers and escorts have received MIDAS training
Fortnightly shopping visits are offered to the local supermarket
All those using the minibus are contacted before the trips to remind and confirm
Those who need physical help with shopping receive help
The trips are not just about shopping. There’s time for a chat and a coffee in the supermarket cafe and the drivers and escorts get to know their regular passengers and their needs.
The minibus also provides transport to various regular social activities within the local community including
The DPVC Community Club (fortnightly)
The Wednesday Afternoon Club (Weekly)
DPVC events such as coffee mornings and the strawberry tea
It can also be used by arrangement to provide transport to other local events such as the Music Festival, Village Show, concerts, plays and talks.
Other organisations can also use the minibus for their own events by arrangement with DPVC.
DPVC is a member of the Community Transport Association
DPVC have a number of dedicated and trusted volunteers who use their own cars to take others to hospital appointments, visit the local health centre or give lifts to other appointments. This can be on a one off basis or a longer term arrangement depending on the needs of the passenger.
For more information on these services either as a user or to offer your help as a volunteer contact the office on 029 20513700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org