DAV ~ DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
Service Area: A.M. service – Within 50 miles of Farmington; St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, withing 25 miles of Farmington, or between cities
Services Available: VA Medical appointments only
Who Can Ride: Veterans
Availability: Monday through Friday
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Vehicles: Passenger vehicles, Vans
Wheelchair Accessible: No
DAV operates a fleet of vehicles around the country to provide free transportation to VA medical facilities for injured and ill veterans. DAV stepped in to help veterans get the care they need when the federal government terminated its program that helped many of them pay for transportation to and from medical facilities. The vans are driven by volunteers, and the rides coordinated by almost 192 Hospital Service Coordinators around the country.
DAV has purchased 2,856 vehicles, worth nearly $61.8 million, that have been donated to Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers nationwide since the program began in 1987 to ensure that injured or ill veterans are able to get to their medical appointments.
To find out whether there is a van near you use the DAV Hospital Service Coordinator Directory to contact your nearest HSC for information or assistance. Please remember that the DAV Transportation Network is staffed by volunteers; therefore, it is unable to cover every community. We hope we can help you.