Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Benefits
To enhance the quality of life of senior citizens and disabled persons residing in the municipality, Woodlands County has a program that includes the following benefits:
- The County will reimburse health care related transportation expenses at the rate of $0.50 per kilometre to a maximum of $300.00 per year
- An additional $0.50 per kilometre to a maximum of $300 per year is available to seniors/physically handicapped people attending the Healthy Living Program in Whitecourt
- The County will provide up to three (3) free snow flags per year
To be eligible for these benefits, applicants must be a senior citizen or a physically or developmentally disabled person who reside(s) in Woodlands County. A senior citizen is someone 65 years or older. A physically handicapped person is a person who can either produce their vehicle mirror hanger or obtain a letter from their physician stating they are physically handicapped.
The County pays transportation grants twice per year, after June 30 and December 31.
Contact Community Services for more information.