Free Transportation for Veterans – New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network

DAV Transportation Network
DAV van 

Requirements are:


  • You must be a veteran
  • Enrolled in VA health care
  • Reservations need to be made two weeks in advance, as volunteer drivers provide the service
Albany Charles Drew
(518) 626-5504
Serving: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, and Schnecetady counties.
Bath James (Ted) Steck
(607) 735-0583
Serving: Alleghany, Chemung and Steuben Counties.
Batavia Paul Judkins
(585) 297-1170
Serving: Genesee, Wyoming, and part of Erie and Livingston Counties.
Buffalo Robert McTighe
(716) 862-6544
Serving: Erie, Niagara and part of Cattaraugus Counties.
Canandaigua Nick Conrad
(585) 393-7585
Serving: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne Counties, and a small portion of Yates County.
Rochester Jeffrey Matthews
(585) 463-2661
Serving: Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne Counties.
Syracuse Joseph Schneider
(315) 425-4400, ext. 54352
Serving: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, St. Lawrence Counties.
For specific information about your DAV Transportation Coordinator’s role, please visit the DAV Transportation Network * website.

Interested in Volunteering? Call your local DAV Transportation Coordinator now to find out how you can help this vital program.

Veterans Transportation System (VTS)
Veterans Transporation System (VTS) logo 

Veterans Transportation System supplements existing transportation available to get veterans to and from their medical appointments.

Requirements are:

  • You must be a veteran
  • Enrolled in VA health care
  • Reservations must be made one day in advance
  • A veteran may be accompanied by one caregiver, spouse or family member

To schedule a ride contact:

   (518) 626-6791
   (607) 664-4682
   Canandaigua/Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic
   (585) 393-7320
   (315) 425-4351
   Western New York
   (716) 862-6800

Please note the VTS shuttle will be allotted ten minutes at each location before proceeding to the next stop.

Any issues or concerns please call the VTS feedback line at (855) 682-4048.

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