Connect to Support is a new website for people needing care or support in Bradford District. You can find everything you need to help you with your support here, from local to national products and services, plus information and advice and much more.Go to Connect to Support
To obtain this information we suggest that you contact our Sensory Needs Team at Morley Street on 01274 435015. You can make an appointment with them and talk through the available options.
Disability Equipment Bradford is a specialist demonstration centre for disability equipment, offering free and impartial advice and an opportunity to try the equipment for yourself. They are open Monday to Friday 9.30 - 12.15 and 12.45 - 15.15.
If you would like advice or would like to try equipment before you purchase, please use the following details.
Phone: 01274 589162
A bus pass, called a freedom pass, is available if you are:
For further information, please call the Transport Concession Team at Bingley on 01274 438723.
Department of Adult Services administers the Disabled Persons Blue Badge scheme for applicants who live in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.
To obtain an application form locally, please call the Transport Concession Team by using the following details.
Phone: 01274 438723
Address: Bingley Town Hall, Myrtle Park, Bingley, BD16 2LQ
If you would like to hire a wheelchair there are a number of local shops and organisations that may be able to help:
Organisation: Disability Advice Bradford
Phone: 01274 594173
Organisation: British Red Cross
Phone: 01274 620999
Organisation: Clarkes Independent Centre
Phone: 0113 2588888
Organisation: Howden Hall Mobility
Phone: 01535 611776
Organisation: Northern Mobility Services
Phone: 0113 2394470 or 0800 0266635
Organisation: Yorkshire Care Equipment
Phone: 0113 2503250
Charges are variable and you may need to produce proof of identity. Some will require a deposit. Please ring to check opening times.
The Oastler Centre provide manual wheelchairs, powered scooters, powered wheelchairs and walking frames.
They meet DETR criteria. There is parking within 40 metres, Orange / Blue badge parking and accessible toilets. You must book in advance. Proof of identification is needed. You will also be required to fill out an insurance form. They can provide a free demonstration and use. There is no upper age limit.
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9.15am-5pm, closed 12.30-1.15pm Wed & Sat 9am-12pm
Address: John Street Market, Bradford, BD1 3ST, 01274 434076
Metro AccessBus is a service available in West Yorkshire for those unable to use public transport. They provide a free of charge service and operate between 9am and 5.30pm Mon-Fri and 9am to 5pm Sat-Sun. You can get a registration form by ringing 01274 304297 between 7.30 and 4pm, Mon-Fri.
Community transport is also available in Keithley (01535 609278), Bradford (01274 733939) and Newlands (01274 7780005). Please contact them by phone for more information.
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