Help with private transport

Need help with private transport?

Sometimes it’s just not possible to take the bus or the train to an important eye clinic or Blind Foundation appointment, and you need help with private transport. Family and friends may not be able to drive you either. Don’t worry, the Blind Foundation might be able to get you there.

We have fantastic volunteer drivers in many areas of the country.  We can usually find one to take you to and from your appointment.

We do our best to proVolunteer driver in car with blind passenger and their guide dogvide you with transport when you need it, but it does depend on driver availability. The Blind Foundation volunteer driving service only operates in cities and towns where we have volunteers available.

To find out more, call 0800 24 33 33 or email generalenquiries@blindfoundation.org.nz