Get There — Your Way

Unfortunately, the old adage of "getting there is half the fun" does not always apply for older people in Leeds. Sometimes, getting there is the whole battle, and can leave people isolated and unable to do the things they want to do. 

In Woodhouse and Little London, a combination of limited bus routes and low rates of car ownership make this problem of particular interest to the residents. Caring Together in Little London and Woodhouse, the local neighbourhood network scheme, wants to try to do something about it. 

They will meet with individuals and determine their specific transport needs, including a full financial assessment. For some people, a match with a volunteer who can walk with them or help them take the bus might be the answer. For others, it might be accessing the right taxi service. Whatever the need and wherever people want to go, they'll make sure they can get there — their way. 

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