As the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs and a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, it is critical to me that all veterans are able to access the medical care they have earned and deserve. This includes veterans who either cannot afford personal transportation or are unable to transport themselves due to disabilities. If you need assistance getting to your medical appointments, I encourage you to learn more about the free transportation programs provided by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS).
•All appointments are scheduled on a first come first serve basis and space is limited
•Services are available to all veterans, however, those with personal transportation are encouraged to save room for those who require transportation assistance
•Please schedule your transportation appointment ahead of time to help ensure availability
RTC Veterans Medical Transportation Network for Senior & Disabled Veterans (VMTN)
702-678-VETS(8387)
Monday through Friday, excluding holidays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
http://www.rtcsnv.com/transit/rtc-transit-services/veterans-medical-transportation-network/
Transportation from home to VA Clinics, VA Hospital, and non-VA care medical appointments for veterans and their dependents
Cost: Free, must be registered
Contact the RTC for additional information on more veteran specific programs such as reduced fares and the Downtown & Veterans Medical Center Express (DVX) line
DAV Veteran Transportation Network (VTN) 702-791-9000, ext 46028 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. http://www.lasvegas.va.gov/facilities/Transportation_Resources.asp Transportation from home to medical appointments at the VA Hospital or VA clinics Cost: Free Some restrictions apply: Cannot transport oxygen tanks, Veteran must be able to get in and out of vehicle unassisted, no service animals All drivers are DAV volunteers
VA Veterans Transport Service (VTS)
844-859-5074
Monday through Friday. Core hours are 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
http://www.lasvegas.va.gov/facilities/Transportation_Resources.asp
Transportation from home to medical appointments at the VA Hospital or VA facilities
Cost: Free
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