Taxis are cars and vans, provided by private companies. People can book and pay for their own taxi or they may be able to have a taxi booked through their social work team.
If you need to go somewhere, you can book a private taxi to take you there and pay for it yourself.
To check if a taxi or driver is registered you can find a list by clicking on this link: www.sheffield.gov.uk/business-economy/licensing/general-licensing/taxi-licensing
To praise or complain about a taxi or driver you can find the contact details by clicking on this link: www.sheffield.gov.uk/business-economy/licensing/general-licensing/taxi-licensing
If you want to learn to use a taxi on your own, travel training might help. To find out more about travel training call Phil Smith on 203 9318 or fill in the referral form at the bottom of the page.
If Adult Community Care is paying for a taxi for you, it will be booked by the taxi booking team.
To find out more about this contact the social work team:
If you live in the north of the city, you can ring them on 203 7093 or write to EPSU, 89 Green Lane, Ecclesfield Sheffield, S35 9WY
If you live in the south of the city, you can ring them on 271 6552 or write to Lightwood House, Lightwood Lane, S8 8BG
If you want to have travel training so that you can learn to use a bus, tram or train on your own, please fill in this form.