Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Adaptation

Why request this service?

  • For persons who have difficulty getting in or out of their vehicles safely
  • Following a change in physical condition (amputation, paralysis of one or more limbs, etc.)
  • When the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec  (SAAQ) requests an assessment from an occupational therapist


  • There are no occupational therapy fees for those eligible to receive services from the Centre de réadaptation de l'Estrie du CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
  • Government financial assistance is available for equipment to adapt a vehicle if the health condition is both permanent and medically recognized; if the user is not living in a public institution
  • Financial assistance is also available to purchase a vehicle if it is to be adapted for a child

Driving skills assessments

  • For drivers or learners
  • Adaptations available (if required)

Vehicle adaptation

The vehicle's condition must meet certain criteria to be adapted. Otherwise, it will be necessary to purchase a new vehicle.
  • For drivers and passengers of all ages
  • To transport your mobility aid (wheelchair or other)

Access to specialized services

Sherbrooke, Granit, Haut-Saint-François, Val-Saint-François, Coaticook, Memphrémagog and des Sources

Centre de réadaptation de l’Estrie of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS Reception, evaluation and orientation service 300 King Steeet East, Suite 200, Sherbrooke QC J1G 1B1 819-346-8411, ext. 43304 ou 1- 800- 361-1013, ext. 43304 TDD: 819-821-0247 E-mail: aeo.creanti-spam@anti-spamssss.gouv.qcanti-spam.anti-spamca

Services available by referral from a physician or a health care professional.  

La Pommeraie and Haute-Yamaska

Centre montérégien de réadaptation (French) of the Centre intégré de santé et services sociaux de la Montérégie-Ouest 10, St-Hubert Street Granby QC J2G 5L9 450-777-4641