About Our Volunteers

Didcot Volunteer Drivers (DVD), previously known as Didcot Volunteer Centre, have been helping the people of Didcot and the surrounding 17 villages since 1987. A significant number of drives we provide make it possible for clients to attend appointments at the Oxford, Abingdon and Didcot Hospitals.

Many local people would be unable to attend local surgeries, dentists, physiotherapists, opticians and chiropodists appointments without our help.  In addition, we take people to visit family in hospital and to go to day centres.
 

Being a volunteer means that you have chosen to offer time and effort that you are not obliged to provide; it also means you will be connecting with others who share the same goal; with DVD, that goal is to help the community in a very practical way.

 

Our Supporters

Didcot Volunteer Drivers is indebted to all those organisations and individuals, too numerous to list here, who have supported us since we opened in 1987 as Didcot Volunteer Centre. For the last five years we have benefitted greatly from the support of:-

  • Our Clients

  • Didcot Town Council

  • Didcot Community Gospel Choir

  • Community First Oxfordshire

  • Oxfordshire County Council

  • Oxfordshire Community Foundation

  • Miss E Lardner

  • North Moreton Charitable Trust

  • Perforce

  • Haddon Hill Golf Club

  • Hagbourne Action Group

  • Cllr Bill Service

  • Cllr Ian Snowdon

  • Sutton Courtenay Women's Insitute

  • St Peter’s Church Didcot

  • Didcot First

  • Didcot Methodist Church

  • OCVA

Award Winners

We are immensely  proud of Bill, one of our 40 committed, hard working volunteers. Bill was awarded the John Eldridge Award for Voluntary Service in Didcot in May 2019. He accepted this on behalf of all volunteers working for our charity. A well-deserved thank you from the community.   

Award Winning Charity

Didcot Volunteer transport scheme was the proud winner of the Business and Community Award in 2018 for their outstanding contribution to the community.

The award was accepted by Margaret and Jacqui,
a founding member of the Didcot Volunteers who has volunteered her time over 33 years to help local people
in our community.

We Need Your Help

Didcot Volunteer Drivers

Call in:
Our office is behind Didcot Methodist Church, Mereland Road, OX11 8RQ

 

Office hours: Mon – Fri, 10 00 - 12 00 noon. The office is closed on Bank/Public Holidays.

Email: info@didcotvolunteerdrivers.org.uk

Phone: 01235 816709
(answerphone on outside office hours)

 

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