Wijkbus Stap-In/Community Bus Step-in has been providing transport for the elderly and less able (young and old) in the Archipel&Willemspark, Zeehelden and (part of) Duinoord districts for more than 20 years.

Photo: Isabelle Hylkema

Service:
Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00

Reservations:
At least one day in advance ring the reservation centre located in the Klokhuis Community Centre between 09.00 – 10.00: 070 352 04 16.

When you require the services of the bus on a Monday then the last opportunity to book is on Friday morning (09.00 – 10.00).

 The reservation centre will need to know the following:

  • Name and address of pick-up point
  • Time of collection
  • Type of destination: doctor, hospital, shops, etc.
  • Destination address
  • Time return journey
  • Whether someone will be accompanying you

Reservation forms are available at the Community Centre, Celebesstraat 4.

Fees:
The Wijkbus Stap-In Foundation has a three-month subscription system providing unlimited use of the service during that period:

  • €18 per person
  • €25 per person + supervision
  • €22.50 per couple
  • €7 supervision only

50% discount with Ooievaarspas

Able-bodied partners may also make use of the service.

Conditions:

  • When a number of reservations are made for the same time/period priority will be given to those who have medical appointments
  • No smoking in the bus
  • Be punctual; if the driver is kept waiting this will have a knock-on effect and cause inconvenience to other users of the service
  • The use of seat belts is a legal requirement; the driver will help you should this be necessary

Every effort is made to provide a punctual service!

Other important information:

  • Wijkbus passengers are covered by accident insurance
  • The Foundation cannot be held liable for the loss of personal belongings
  • A large part of the service provided is subsidised by the municipal council
  • The service is entirely manned by volunteers
  • The Foundation is always in need of volunteers to help run the service: drive the bus, man the reservation centre or stand in the committee
  • Apart from the council subsidy, all other costs have to be met by the Foundation
  • Any extra financial support is gratefully accepted
  • Please make donations payable to bank account: 342419 in the name of “penn: Wijkbus Stap-In”.
  • Any complaints should be reported to the reservation centre 070 3520416.

If you would like more information ring 070 352 04 16 or 070 350 40 10.

Source: Wijkbus brochure (in Dutch)
Translation Webteam