THE WORLD IS MOVING, BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE BEING LEFT BEHIND.

In our fast-paced world, everyone should have the ability to get around. Yet some people, in places left by the wayside, are at a disadvantage because they have no access to means of transport. 
This situation makes it harder for them to build social ties or access jobs, training, education and culture. In a 2016 survey by Elabe for the Laboratoire de la Mobilité Inclusive, almost one-quarter of French people (23%) said they had refused a job or training offer because they had no way to get there.

The PSA Foundation helps recognised charities and NGOs that support the unemployed, benefit recipients and young people facing hardship – people who are routinely referred to them by social workers.

The PSA Foundation forges partnerships with these organisations to address specific local needs, bring transport to people who cannot otherwise travel, and tackle isolation and loneliness.

WORKING WITH PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS ON THE GROUND

These charities include:

  • solidarity car repair centres, where people can get their car repaired, or rent or buy vehicles at an affordable cost, giving the unemployed a way back into employment;
  • social driving schools, which use bespoke teaching methods and charge affordable prices to help people pass road safety, highway code and driving test examinations – a vital social inclusion and professional integration service;
  • solidarity rent-a-car structures, which provide mobility solutions as part of a broader package of inclusion services;
  • passenger transportation services such as on-demand transport, social taxis and carsharing services, which enable people without their own vehicle to travel to medical appointments, job interviews, training courses or shops.

Through sponsorship and funding activities, the PSA Foundation also supports mobility centres, covering a wide range of mobility services within a given area (such as mobility assessment, affordable vehicle rental, carsharing services, on-demand transport, social driving schools, etc.).

Our selection of projects

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Food - bringing people together

Social Care Emergency

Food - bringing people together

Pão a Pão

Lisbon , Portugal

Portugal hosts over 1,200 refugees from the Middle East and this project is one of the first long-term solutions designed to integrate…

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Carsharing in rural areas

Car sharing

Carsharing in rural areas

Mobilité Insertion Emploi

Sedan , France

The organisation's main aims are to facilitate the mobility of people on social and professional integration programmes…

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A new Mobil’douche mobile shower initiative

Travelling social assistance service

A new Mobil’douche mobile shower initiative

Mobil'douche

Malakoff , France

The organisation was founded in 2009 based on repeated observations of hygiene issues on the street and a lack of fixed shower facilities…

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Social rental of two-wheeled vehicles

Solidarity rent-a-car structures

Social rental of two-wheeled vehicles

Mob 60

Milly-sur-Thérain , France

The organisation's main activities are integration and mobility assistance…

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Social rental with Eurêka Emplois Services

Solidarity rent-a-car structures

Social rental with Eurêka Emplois Services

EUREKA EMPLOIS SERVICES

Montfort-sur-Meu , France

The organisation Eurêka Emplois Services is a state-approved organisation for integration through economic activity (SIAE) created in 1991…

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Écoles de production (Schools of Production) student mobility

License assistance

Écoles de production (Schools of Production) student mobility

FEDERATION NATIONALE DES ECOLES DE PRODUCTION

France

The 19 Ecoles de Production in France train and integrate 750 students a year in the industrial, automotive, construction, green spaces and…

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