Help and support with travel
There are many organisations and services that can help you with transport and travel costs.
There are a number of bursaries available that can be used to help pay for travel, meals, equipment or resources for your course.
The Council can help with travel to school or college, if you meet the criteria which is set by the Government.
Motability scheme allowing people to exchange either their higher rate mobility component of disability living allowance or their war pensioners' mobility supplement to obtain a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.
- Contact number: 0300 456 4566 / Textphone: 0300 037 0100
Nexus is a provider of public transport operating in Tyne and Wear.
- Contact number: 0191 203 3199
If you qualify, the NHS may refund your travel costs for health appointments.
There are a number travel passes and schemes available in South Tyneside including the Blue Badge scheme, bus passes and other discount cards.