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.
There are a number travel passes and schemes available in South Tyneside including the Blue Badge scheme, bus passes and other discount cards.
Request support for yourself, a friend or relative
Need to talk to someone for advice about the right support for you, a friend or relative?
Our team of trained advisers is here to help guide you to the right support to help you remain independent.
This could include connecting you to facilities and resources that are available in your community, finding care support services that you can arrange yourself, or accessing care support from the Council if eligible.