Assisted Transportation for Seniors

Drive Happiness Seniors Association


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
1-888-336-4503
Web Site
https://drivehappiness.ca
Email
info@drivehappiness.ca
Languages
English - Volunteers speak many different languages. Call for more information. 
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 on annual income. Call for more information.




Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 30, 2023
Location
Drayton Valley
Hours of Operation

Program hours vary. Contact for more information.