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Veterans Transportation Program (VTP) – Health Benefits

Veterans Transportation Program (VTP)

VA’s Veterans Transportation Program (VTP) offers Veterans many travel solutions to and from their VA health care facilities. This program offers these services at little or no costs to eligible Veterans through the following services:

  • Beneficiary Travel (BT)
  • Veterans Transportation Service (VTS)
  • Highly Rural Transportation Grants (HRTG)

Veterans Transportation Service

The Veterans Transportation Service (VTS) provides safe and reliable transportation to Veterans who require assistance traveling to and from VA health care facilities and authorized non-VA health care appointments. VTS also partners with service providers in local communities to serve Veterans’ transportation needs. Partners include:

Learn more about the VTS program.

Find a VTS location near you.

Beneficiary Travel

The Beneficiary Travel (BT) program reimburses eligible Veterans for costs incurred while traveling to and from VA health care facilities. The BT program may also provide pre-approved transportation solutions and arrange special mode transportation (SMT) at the

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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
Hours:
5:30am-2:00pm
Serving: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, and Schnecetady counties.
Bath James (Ted) Steck
(607) 735-0583
Hours:
7:00am-3:00pm
Serving: Alleghany, Chemung and Steuben Counties.
Batavia Paul Judkins
(585) 297-1170
Hours:
7:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Genesee, Wyoming, and part of Erie and Livingston Counties.
Buffalo Robert McTighe
(716) 862-6544
Hours:
6:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Erie, Niagara and part of Cattaraugus Counties.
Canandaigua Nick Conrad
(585) 393-7585
Hours:
7:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne Counties, and a small portion of Yates County.
Rochester Jeffrey Matthews
(585) 463-2661
Hours:
7:00am-1:00pm
Serving: Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca and Wayne Counties.
Syracuse Joseph Schneider
(315) 425-4400, ext. 54352
Hours:
8:00am-2:00pm
Serving: Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, St. Lawrence Counties.
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