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*NEW* Family Travel Scheme

 
Bristol City Council has reviewed how it will change Short Breaks funding to meet increasing demands. As a result, the decision has been made to reduce the funding to the Short Breaks Transport Scheme, and ensure the reduced funds are concentrated on helping the most isolated families.
 
What's happening

From 1st April, the Short Breaks Transport Scheme will cease operating. Instead we are launching a new Family Travel Scheme. As the pot of money available is smaller, there now needs to be Eligibility Criteria (click here to read), and some charges. We have worked long and hard with the Council to finalise these, and many organisations that arrange activities are now responsible for transport. They may still use our service, or they make their own arrangement, so if this is for transport to an arranged activity in Bristol, please contact the organisers first. 

 
What you Need to Do Now
Because of these changes, we need ALL of you to re-register for this new scheme please, if you wish to keep using it, and you can do this by contacting us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..uk or call 07954473953 and we can send out the appropriate form.  If you no longer use this scheme, and do not want emails from us - please let us know. 
 
You only need to Register once, either using the: 
 
- Family Registration Form - for families, or for someone helping the family to fill in the form 
- Organisation Registration Form - for organisations wanting to transport one of the families they work with, or wanting to organise a group outing
 
Please print, complete, and scan the Registration Form, then:-
  • either email it back,
  • or post it to / drop it off at: Bristol Parent Carers, Phoenix Social Enterprise Building, 5 Russell Town Avenue, Redfield, Bristol, BS5 9LT
Booking
Once you're registered, and we've contacted you to say you're eligible, you need to complete a booking form for EACH trip or training you want. The different booking forms can be found here:
 
- For individual family trips, use the Family Booking Form - for families, or for someone helping the family to fill in the form 
- For group trips, use BOTH i) Group-Organiser Booking Form - for organisations wanting to arrange a group outing
  AND ii) Family-in-Group Booking Form for EVERY family in the group 
 
We look forward to continuing to provide you with trips.
If you struggle with any of these requirements - please let us know!

 


 

 

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