• Portobello Community Council
  • c/o 14 Rosefield Avenue
  • Portobello
  • EH15 1AU

Free transport for people with mobility challenges to their vaccine appointment

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

Please see the below from Handicabs re their ability to offer free transport for COVID vaccinations. If you are in need, or know someone in need, of transportation please call the number below to arrange assistance.
Good evening,


HcL are delighted to share that we are offering FREE transport for people with mobility challenges to get their vaccine. We would really appreciate it if you could share this with your community – share our Facebook posts or retweet our tweets.

Please note:

– Any person who has challenges with getting out and about due to age, disability, heath issues, additional support needs or geographic remoteness is eligible to use the service.

– You do not need to be registered with HcL already.


Bookings are subject to availability so we recommend passengers call as soon as they have their vaccine appointment. We will do our very best to help transport a many people as we can, under current guidelines.


Call 0131 447 9949 to book for transport in Edinburgh, East Lothian or Midlothian.

Many thanks


Laura Kearney

Fundraising Officer