Total mobility

The Total Mobility scheme makes it easier for people with disabilities to get around our region by providing discounted taxi rates for people whose ability to use public transport is impaired.

The scheme:

Getting assessed

Several agencies carry out assessments for Total Mobility and the agency you go through will depend on your disability. To arrange an assessment check the list of agencies below and contact the one you feel is most appropriate for you.

At your assessment a trained assessor will ask you questions about your health and mobility to determine your suitability for the scheme. It will take about 20 minutes. If you are accepted into the scheme you will be issued with a photo ID card, so to speed this process up bring a passport photo with you to the assessment or email a photo to help@horizons.govt.nz.

Assessment agencies

 Palmerston North

Age Concern

Ph 06 355 2832

Alzheimers Society

Ph 06 359 9539

Arthritis NZ

Ph 06 355 0435

CCS

Ph 06 357 2119

Epilepsy Association

Ph 06 354 7166

Stroke Foundation

Ph 06 357 2119

RNZFB

Ph 06 350 2540

Parafed

Ph 06 358 3300

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Ph 06 357 3188

PN Hospital (Social Work Unit)

Ph 06 350 8389

Parkinsons Society

Ph 06 325 8058

Ryder Cheshire

Ph 06 357 1557

Arohanui Hospice

Ph 06 356 6606

Sf Fellowship

Ph 06 355 8561

Idea Services

Ph 06 356 7372

 Wanganui

Sommerville Centre

Ph 06 345 0566

Age Concern

Ph 06 345 1799

Arthritis Foundation

Ph 06 345 2377

RNZFB

Ph 06 347 8401

Stroke Foundation

Ph 06 343 9488

Idea Services

Ph 06 348 7060

Good Health Wanganui

Ph 06 348 3216

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Ph 06 345 2336

Parkinsons Society

Ph 06 345 0847

Epilepsy Association

Ph 06 347 1081

Brain Injury Association

Ph 06 347 9721

Alzheimers

Ph 06 345 8833

Pathways Trust

Ph 06 348 8198

 Feilding

Manchester House

Ph 06 323 7191

Feilding Senior Citizens

Ph 06 323 6247

Arthritis Feilding

Ph 06 323 1425

 Levin

Contact Inc

Jack Allen Community House

Ph 06 3681195

Arthritis Support Group

Ph 06 368 1114

Stroke Foundation

Ph 06 368 9933

Idea Services

Ph 06 368 7313

Parkinsons Society

Ph 04 904 4240

 Marton

Alison Dulieu

Ph 06 327 7006

 Dannevirke

Susie Stephenson

Ph 06 374 7649

 Taumarunui

Taumarunui Health and Disability

Centre

Ph 07 895 8555

 Foxton

Val Jensen

Ph 06 363 8699

If you are not sure which agency you should contact, or would like more information about the scheme please contact us or view our frequently asked questions.

Experience the freedom …

A whole new whole world has opened up for Darwin Vincent since Horizons provided Feilding Taxis with funding for a wheelchair hoist.

Mr Vincent has been in a wheelchair for 35 years and had difficulty getting around his home town of Feilding in the past.

“The mobility van service is great, it’s available 24 hours a day and I can just ring up and book it. My wife and I can now go out together and she doesn’t have to drive,” says Darwin.