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A community based organisation providing efficient, affordable, accessible transport to community groups, organisations and individuals.
Contact: 0117 902 0158.
Monday to Friday 7.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Bristol Community Transport Website
Bristol Dial a Ride
A charitable organisation that provides door-to-door accessible transport services for disabled and older people in Bristol, at the cost of a bus fare. Concessionary Travelcards can be used.
Assistance is provided by the driver / escort and wheelchairs can be secured into minibus.
Contact: 0845 130 1875. Select option 1.
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Calls cost from 1p – 11p per minute from a landline.
Dial a Ride Website (this takes you to the Social Access website to make a booking)
Aims to help people with mobility needs to travel around Lawrence Weston. Can divert to individual addresses within the Lawrence Weston area for those who are unable to walk to the route the bus travels.
Contact: 0117 907 3074
The Mede Sprint is a professional door-to-door community transport scheme which serves Knowle West. It is available to anyone who lives or works in Knowle West.
Where can it take you? The service is available to individuals and also groups of up to 16 people.It will take you anywhere in Knowle West including to the Health Park; you are able to use the service to access all local facilities.
Who can use it? The service operates two vehicles between the hours of 9.00 -4.45pm. Both vehicles can carry wheelchairs and are equipped with child and baby seats.
How do I join? Membership is free and a book of 5 tickets will cost you £5.00. It has already got over 900 members in the area! Tickets can be purchased from the Mede Community and Learning Centre, and the William Budd Clinic. It is £1.00 per trip one way, £2.00 return or if you have a concessionary card it is free. 24 hours notice is required for non-emergency appointments.
The Mede sprint is now also running weekly special trips to different destinations,such as Weston-Super-Mare or Clarks Village.
To use the service please contact 0117 9048215.
The service links less accessible areas in South Bristol with mainstream transport service routes and local places of activity.
Contact: 0117 903 8021
We have developed a self-referral process for Deaf / BSL Users.
We have produced a Deaf / BSL version of our service leaflet available on our YouTube channel.
We have produced an Easy Read version of our service leaflet
Sally Townsend, our Community Development Coordinator for schools has produced the following resource list to raise dementia awareness with children and young people.
Join our singing groups where you can meet new people in a friendly, fun and social environment. Singing can improve your brain activity, wellbeing and mood. You don't need to be a good singer to benefit! Join us for fun vocal warm-ups and sing a wide variety of familiar and new songs. More Information Here
Tuesday mornings, 10.30 to 12.15
Bristol Community Links South, Langhill Ave, Bristol, BS4 1TN
Contact: Hannah Newrick on 0117 9610 693
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel: 07927 590 216
This group is held every Tuesday, 2pm to 3.45pm
This takes place on 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of every month (2pm to 3.45pm)
Contact Hannah Newrick
Tel:07927 590 216
This group is being held on Zoom every Monday
1.15pm to 2.15pm (except for Bank Holidays)
A virtual group is available weekly on a Wednesday morning, 11.15am-12.15pm on Zoom.
Anyone with concerns about their memory or that of another can attend. Sessions run weekly and often have a guest speaker.
Contact Claire Muscat
Tel: 07872 866 502
This Memory Café takes place on the 2nd Friday of the month, 2pm to 4pm
A virtual Memory Café takes place on the 2nd and 4th Thursday, 3.30pm-4.30pm
This Memory Café takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Regular Support groups for close family, friends and carers of people with Dementia led by experienced facilitators. The groups are places to share concerns and experiences
Withywood Centre, Geoff Cargill Room, Queens Road, Withywood, BS13 8QA
The group is help on the last Thursday of the month 1pm to 3pm. Please contact your Navigator or Practitioner on 0117 947 3120 if you would like to attend.
This group is currently closed due to being at capacity but takes place in Horfield on the last Wednesday of each month 2pm - 3.30pm. If you'd like to be placed on the waiting list, contact your Practitioner or Navigator on 0117 904 5150.
Held at: Verona House, 53 Filwood Road, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 3RX
The group is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2pm to 3.30pm
(contact your Navigator or Practitioner on 0117 904 5150 if you'd like to attend)