Drive Happiness Seniors Association

Assisted Transportation for Seniors


Description
Offers door-to-door assisted transportation for seniors to various appointments.

Service offers:

  • a volunteer-driven transportation service for low-resourced seniors

Includes:

  • transportation to essential medical appointments
Key Provider: volunteer drivers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 65 years and older
  • who are able to enter and exit a vehicle with some assistance (drivers cannot lift an individual into or out of the vehicle)
  • and who reside in Edmonton and or surrounding areas
Can accommodate those with walkers.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website for an application 
  • appointments can only be booked by registered users
  • contact to book an appointment
  • appointments need to be booked at least 3 working days in advance (however, emergencies are accommodated)
  • to book outside of program hours, leave a detailed message
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Application wait periods depend on the area of residence. Individuals can commence booking rides once annual membership fees have been received.

Telephone
780-424-5438
Fax
780-450-6610
Web Site
http://www.drivehappiness.ca
Email
info@drivehappiness.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Annual membership fee plus $10.00 per ticket for a 90 minute trip.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual $30.00, or based on a sliding scale dependant annual income. Call for more information.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 9, 2020
Address
9916 45 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T6E 5J1
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM