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Free transportation for veterans, their immediate family, caregivers and widows
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Free transportation is being offered to veterans, their immediate family, caregivers and widows - because they have earned it.

How it works:

Eligible person requests ride by calling the Alamo Service Connection (ASC), e-mail veterans@aacog.com or is referred by a social worker, case manager or other advocate.

Rider completes intake and assessment process: 1) Provide basic information via phone interview. 2) Provides supporting information via fax / e-mail to include: a) DD214 b) photo ID c) other documents as requested.

Rider is approved and provided contact number for transportation provider in their area to schedule ride (must be at least 7 to 10 days prior to ride request)

If eligible, ride is provided free of charge (riders can use for multiple trips based on funding). You can get a ride anywhere in the 13 counties of the Alamo region.

Who is eligible:

Veterans, immediate family (spouse, under 18, or disabled adult), caregivers, and widows living with the veteran.

Be of low-income or no means of transportation or have medical needs that cause regular visits to a medical treatment facility.

Where are rides provide to:

The primary goal is to help those needing medical care or services first, but you can use the program to do almost anything (not all inclusive):

1. Doctor visits (not just to the V.A.)

2. Grocery needs

3. Places of worship

4. Paying bills

5. Trips to a senior center or community agency

You can get a ride anywhere in the 13 county Alamo region.

Call now: (210) 477-3275.
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