Travel assistance to schools, colleges or social care settings We provide travel assistance to eligible children, young people and adults who live in Trafford. There are different types of travel assistance to support people getting to school, college or a social care setting. Our aim is to help people achieve maximum independence whilst making the most efficient use of our resources. We provide travel assistance to the following groups: Children of compulsory school age (aged between 5 and 16 years). Children under compulsory school age starting reception. Disabled children (0-18) accessing social care or similar including respite provision/short breaks. Persons of sixth form age (aged between 16 to 18 and those continuing learners who started their programme of learning before their 19th birthday) to aid their attendance at school, college or place of learning. Adult learners. Adults with care and support needs. Travel assistance to schools and colleges is not classed as a public fund for immigration purposes. This means that if a child is eligible for travel assistance under our policy, it can be accessed regardless of the child or parent's immigration status, including a person who is subject to the no recourse to public funds (NRPF) condition. All age travel assistance policy For more information on the eligibility criteria and travel options available for the current academic year please see All age travel assistance policy for 2021-22 You can also view the All age travel assistance policy for 2020-21. Transport for sick children charity Transport for sick children is a team of volunteers who give up their time and use their own cars to make a difference to sick children and their carers in Greater Manchester. See Transport for sick children leaflet.