Hardisty and District Handivan Society

Hardisty and District Handivan Society

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.

Charges - Payable to the Handivan Society


Senior rate - $10.00 for first 20 km, then $.75/km

Group rate $100.00 for first 60 kms, then $.75/km (non-subsidized)

Group rate $100.00 for first 60 kms then $1.00/km (subsidized)


$.50/km (nonsubsidized)

$.65/km (insured)

$25 per hour for driver paid by renters of the caravan 


Contact Hardisty Health Centre Activities Convenor at 780-888-3742 between 0800-1600 Mon-Fri to schedule your trip

Drivers are booked by the Activity Convenor

For more information:
For information or to support the Handivan Society contact Diane Fossum (president) at 780 888-1312, Anita Miller (secretary) at 780 888-7305, or Joan Zimmer (treasurer) at 780 888-1097