Veteran Free & Reduced Transportation Options

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Cass County

Van Buren County

VA Transportation Resources

 

BERRIEN COUNTY

Disabled American Veteran Shuttle (DAV)

Through the Transportation Network, DAV offers veterans shuttle service, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from designated pick-up points in Berrien and Van Buren Counties to Battle Creek Medical Center for treatmentBattle Creek Medical Center is also the transportation transfer point for veterans that need to go on to Ann Arbor or Detroit for more specialized medical treatment.

How to Arrange Transportation
First schedule your medical appointment and then secure a ride from your home to one of the designated shuttle pickup points (see chart below) in north Berrien or Van Buren Counties. Confirm your seat on the van when you call at least 48 hours prior to your appointment time to Veterans Transportation Service in Battle Creek at 1-888-214-1247 x 33871.                               

PICKUP LOCATION ADDRESS               MAP
City of Benton Harbor
VA Outpatient Clinic

 115 West Main Street, Benton Harbor  

(Meet at the back of the building)

Benton Township
Napier Shell Station
1959 E Napier Ave: I-94 Exit 30: Benton Harbor
Coloma
McDonald’s
150 Ryno Rd, Coloma
Watervliet 
Burger King
3733 N M 140  Watervliet
Niles
Tuesday/Thursday
Niles Senior Center
Must book ride through Niles Senior Center
(269) 683-9380 (see below: Cass County)

Please note that vans are not wheel chair accessible and there are no oxygen tanks/devices allowed on the vans.  Personal care attendants are encouraged to ride along for free.  

Transportation to VA Clinic Mishawaka IN

Transportation to VA Clinic in Mishawaka, Indiana is offered Monday thru Friday.  A morning medial appointment, prior to noon, is required.  To schedule a ride on the van, contact: Ken Ward, DAV Transportation Director at 800-360-8387 ext. 73509, a week in advance, then schedule a morning medical appointment, at the VA clinic.  

Pick up point Address
Napier Shell Gas 1959 E. Napier Ave, Benton Harbor Exit 30
Park & Ride 4610 Red Arrow Hwy, Stevensville Exit 23
American Legion Post 331 4241 Legion St. Bridgman
River Valley Senior Center 13321 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert, MI
New Buffalo Township Hall 17425 Red Arrow Hwy, New Buffalo, MI
American Legion Post 204 204 West Linden St, Three Oaks, MI
Galien Marathon Gas 120 US 12 Hwy, Galien, MI 
JD's Truck Stop 1655 Mayflower Rd. Buchanan, MI
Greater Niles Senior Center 1109 Bell Rd, Niles, MI  

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CASS COUNTY

Disabled American Veteran Shuttle (DAV)

Through the Transportation Network, DAV offers veterans shuttle service from two designated pick-up points in Niles and Cassopolis to Battle Creek Medical Center for treatmentBattle Creek Medical Center is also the transportation transfer point for veterans that need to go on to Ann Arbor or Detroit for additional medical treatment.

How to Arrange Transportation
Before calling to schedule your trip on the shuttle you must have your medical appointment scheduled in Battle Creek and have secured a ride to one of the designated shuttle pickup points (see chart below) 

At least 48 hours prior to your appointment please call the Niles Senior Center at (269) 683-9380 to reserve your ride.                                                                                     

PICKUP LOCATION ADDRESS             
Niles
Niles Senior Center
1109 Bell Road, Niles
Cassopolis
Cass County on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd. Cassopolis

 

 

 

         

        

         

Please note that vans are not are not wheel chair accessible and there are no oxygen tanks/devices allowed on the vans.

To contact a representative at the Cass County Veteran Affairs office please call (269) 445-4472.

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VAN BUREN COUNTY

Disabled American Veteran Shuttle (DAV)

Through the Transportation Network, DAV offers veterans shuttle service, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from designated pick-up points in Berrien, Van Buren and Kalamazoo Counties to Battle Creek Medical Center for treatmentBattle Creek Medical Center is also the transportation transfer point for veterans that need to go on to Ann Arbor or Detroit for medical treatment.

How to Arrange Transportation

Before calling to schedule your trip on the shuttle you must have your medical appointment scheduled in Battle Creek and have secured a ride to one of the designated shuttle pickup points (see chart below) in north Berrien and Van Buren Counties.  At least 48 hours prior to your appointment call Veterans Transportation Service in Battle Creek at 1-888-214-1247 x 33871 to reserve your seat on the shuttle.                                                                                                

PICKUP LOCATION ADDRESS            MAP
Hartford
Hartford Shell
61828 County Road 687, Hartford MI 49057
Lawrence
Waffle House Restaurant

60631 CR 365 N. Lawrence, MI 49079

Paw Paw
Copper Grille Restaurant

                          

854 South Kalamazoo Street, Paw Paw, MI

 

Please note that vans are not are not wheel chair accessible and there are no oxygen tanks/devices allowed on the vans.

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VA Transportation Resources

The Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center provides courtesy transportation for Veterans with appointments at the Ann Arbor Healthcare System, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Grand Rapids VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic and Muskegon VA Outpatient Clinic.  In addition, door to door transportation is provided to Veterans receiving treatment in the VA Battle Creek Visual Impairment Services Outpatient Rehabilitation Program.

Berrien County Veterans Services

Phone: (269) 983-7111 ext. 8224
Address: 701 Main Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Cass County Veterans Affairs

Phone:(269) 445-4472 ext. 3311
120 N. Broadway, Suite 215
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Van Buren County Veterans Office

Address: 801 Hazen St. #C
Paw Paw, MI 49079

 

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