Handy Bus Public Transportation Service
Carol Prince – Director
"Buses are available to Scotts Bluff County residents from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations should be made 24 hours in advance by calling the office between those hours. Buses DO NOT run on the holidays. Handy Services, Handyman & Handy Bus. The Scotts Bluff County Handyman program serves as a go-between, matching persons with the ability to do housework and yard work with requests for minor repairs in carpentry and plumbing from elderly homeowners.
The services include the following:
Housekeeping; which includes routine housework such as dusting, vacuuming, scrubbing and waxing floors and other cleaning necessary for household maintenance. Also includes seasonal housework such as washing walls, cleaning of cupboards.
Seasonal home maintenance, which includes lawn mowing and snow removal.
Minor home repairs, which includes fixing leaky faucets, fixing broken hinges or locks on cupboard doors and replacing broken doorknobs.
Safety modifications, which includes installing ramps for wheelchairs, repairing or replacing broken steps, installing hand rails and grab bars.
The program will also loan wheelchairs, walkers, canes & crutches to those who are eligible. Anyone over age 60 is eligible to receive the services. At the end of each month a list of all services performed is sent to your home along with a request for a contribution to help support the program. The amount of requested contribution is based on a percentage of your gross yearly income. For more information or to sign up for the program call 436-6688.
The goals of the Scotts Bluff County Handy Bus program are to increase access for people to meals, health care, shopping, education, employment, public services and recreation."