At People to Places we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to use public transport independently and safely. We specialise in bespoke training programmes for young people to empower them on their journey.
About Independent Travel
It can often be taken for granted that at some stage in our lives we have all received travel training support. Whether this is from parents, guardians and family members, or road safety training by teachers or local road safety officers.
There are many young people with special educational needs who have benefited from Home-to-School Transport and parental support. There is also a growing issue of young people who are leaving school, unable to access transport and not having the confidence to use public transport. As a result they are feeling isolated and are unable to take advantage of opportunities in their local area.
Our Training programme
This programme provides practical support in using public transport with ideas and useful tips on personal safety. Our fully qualified trainer who, following a thorough assessment with the young person and their family or carers, will create a bespoke travel training programme specifically relevant to the young person’s needs and ability. Our trainer will work with the individual on a 1 to 1 basis, gradually giving them the tools to eventually travel a particular journey independently. This process will include various sessions, travelling the agreed route and gradually over time enabling the individual to grow in confidence. Each time they become more confident until they are ready to become independent.
How to Book
If you feel that you or someone you know would benefit from this training and you pass the eligibility criteria then contact us to discuss further. It is a bespoke programme that will be created on an individual basis once discussing your needs and requirements.
To enquire today contact us below
You must meet the following criteria:
- An RBWM resident
- Be over the age of 16
- Be unable to access public transport due to a disability, vulnerability or social isolation