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Travel Service

Last updated: 10th July 2024

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Sacro can help Edinburgh and Lothian residents with travel to Scottish prisons and the State Hospital. Volunteer drivers will collect passengers, drive them to visit, and return to home. There is no charge for service. Maintaining contact with loved ones can lessen the impact of imprisonment on families and reduce the likelihood of re-offending on release.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Other

Must be resident in Edinburgh and Lothians and any one of: • Low income • Additional needs • Disability • Travelling with young children. Referral not necessary. Call Sacro on 0131 624 7270 to assess suitability and arrange transport

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