Charity registered in Scotland SC046606

Fares4Free support veterans and their families in a time of need by providing transportation to attend essential hospital, medical and therapeutic appointments.

By using friendly and mental health first aid trained drivers, we facilitate the transportation of veterans and their families to essential, recreational and therapeutic appointments that they otherwise would be unable to attend. We aim to help all passengers engage repeatedly with the essential support they require.

After the toughest of appointments, we are there for our passengers; providing a calming and safe environment to help with the journey home.

Current opportunity

Fare4Free was formed in 2016 to: • Provide transport solutions for the Armed Forces Community where public transport is unavailable or not suitable across Scotland. • Reduce missed appointments and ensure the continuation of treatment plans. • To increase wellbeing, reduce anxiety and encourage integration back into the community. Our bespoke service provides a person-centred journey and is split into three categories: • Medical - focusing on the beneficiaries’ requirements while attending hospital, mental health, or therapeutic based appointments. • Wellbeing - as we introduce our beneficiaries back into their local community and support them in the transition to start attending local activities, events, and volunteering opportunities. • Intelligent signposting and onward referrals - to over 50 collaborative partners supporting with any additional needs from financial guidance, home adaptations and available statutory services. The Volunteer Outreach Support Driver (VOSD) is at the heart of Fares4Free by making sure that our clients are where they need to be at the right time. They will be responsible for checking their vehicle before and after work and keeping it clean inside and out. VOSDs are our designated area specialists who understand the communities they operate within fully and the wide range of services available to them. They are passionate about getting it right, are able communicators and focused on using their experience to connect people with the help that they need.