Hardisty & District Handivan Society

Safe and efficient transportation 

Scope of Services

The Hardisty & District Handivan Society provides transit services to the residents of Hardisty and the surrounding district who have special transportation needs.


Seniors who require transportation to appointments, in or out of town
Seniors who wish to attend special events
Families or special groups may rent the Handivan for special events involving seniors or disabled persons
Area residents of any age who are disabled in some way and have special transportation needs
Long-term care residents of Hardisty Health Centre

Features of Handivan:

  • 8 passengers & 4 wheelchairs with conversation/card table, plus driver
  • Convertible to 12 passengers & 2 wheelchairs, plus driver
  • Air conditioning
  • Windows that open
  • Emergency exits
  • Wheelchair entrance doors with hydraulic lift for ease of loading
  • Hours of Operation

The Handivan is available for rent 7 days a week – dependent on availability of drivers for the required hours.


$0.75 a kilometer - $10.00 minimum
Payable to the Handivan Society
$15 per hour for driver
Paid by renters of the Handivan

Call the Hardisty Health Centre Reception desk at (780)888-3742 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday, or (780)888-2248 after hours.

Persons booking the Handivan are required to make their own arrangements for the services of a qualified driver from the available driver pool. The Health Centre Receptionist will provide names and phone numbers of the drivers. The Handivan keys are to be left with the receptionist at the Health Centre for access by all drivers.

For More Information:

For information or to support the Handivan Society contact June Crone, Society Board Member at: Box 566, Hardisty, Alberta or call 780-888-3544