Fixed Route Bus System, Salem

Salem VA Medical Center (VAMC)
1970 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, VA 24153

The Veteran's Administration (VA)  Veterans Transportation Program (VTP) offers veterans many travel solutions to and from their VA healthcare 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).

By meeting eligibility income and ability requirements, veterans are either transported or reimbursed for mileage if their VA appointment is approved. If determined to be medically necessary, wheelchair and stretcher transportation is available.

A fixed route bus transportation service is also available between VA clinic locations in Wytheville, Danville, Lynchburg and Staunton. The bus holds 32 passengers and allows caregivers to ride with the veteran.

We can accommodate riders with: 
Personal Care Attendants
Where Service is Provided: 
On Site
Service Area(s): 
Danville City
Lynchburg City
Roanoke County
Roanoke City
Salem City
Staunton City
Wythe County
Program Type: 
Transportation, Paratransit & Flexible Schedule
Fee Structure: 
Call for Information
Intake Contact Telephone: 
(540) 982-2463
Provider Refer: 
Yes
Self Refer: 
Yes
Report Problems: 
Call the Agency
Target: 
Veterans
Documents Required: 
Call for details
Age Requirements: 
18 and over
Income Requirements: 
Call for income requirements.
Available 24/7: 
No
Accommodate: 
Caregivers
Mailing Address: 
1970 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, VA 24153
City / County: 
Salem City
Internet Resource: 
Additional Availability Comments: 
Call for bus route hours of operation. Emergency crisis services are available 24 hours per day, every day, by calling the Veterans Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 (press 1).
Languages Spoken: 
English
Other Eligibility Criteria: 
Provides emergency mental health coverage to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges and with honorable discharges. 
Provides Transportation to/from Service: 
Yes
Intake Process: 
Call the social work department for an eligibility determination.

Community Transportation

Nexus Homecare
1309 Southside Drive, Suite 115
Salem, VA 24153

As part of our personal and companion home care services, Nexus Homecare provides local non-emergency medical door to door transportation. Our transportation services are provided to both existing clients as well as other members of our community as needed.

Our transportation services make it easier for those no longer able to drive themselves to go anywhere they want in a safe and comfortable car driven by a Nexus Homecare professional who understands the needs of seniors. Our transportation service provides affordable, reliable and safe rides that allow one to get where they need to go. Whether it is traveling alone or ride-sharing with a group, our local transportation options give one the freedom and flexibility to do the things they enjoy.

Transportation options can include the following and more:

  • Dentist, doctor, and therapy appointments
  • Grocery shopping, library visits, beauty salon and barbershop appointments as well as visits to favorite stores and restaurants
  • Religious functions, volunteering and other local events and activities
  • Visiting with family and friends

Our transportation options are designed to provide a convenient and affordable option that encourages independence, socialization and community participation while preserving a high quality of life.

To accommodate riders, we offer: 
One-on-one staff assistance
Voice announcements
We can accommodate riders with: 
Escorts (with paid fare)
Hearing Impairment
Where Service is Provided: 
Consumer's Home
Service Area(s): 
Botetourt County
Franklin County
Montgomery County
Radford City
Roanoke County
Roanoke City
Salem City
Program Type: 
Transportation, Paratransit & Flexible Schedule
Fee Structure: 
Fee Range
Intake Contact Telephone: 
(540) 314-4607
Provider Refer: 
Yes
Self Refer: 
Yes
Payment Method(s): 
Private Pay
Age Requirements: 
18 and over
Accommodate: 
Older Adults
General Organization Email: 
careroanoke@hotmail.com
Mailing Address: 
1309 Southside Drive, Suite 115
Salem, VA 24153
City / County: 
Salem City
Internet Resource: 
Languages Spoken: 
English
Other Eligibility Criteria: 
Seniors needing personal and companion care.
Provides Transportation to/from Service: 
Yes
Intake Process: 
Call the office and visit the website.

Wheelchair and Community Transportation

Sun Transportation
1510 Laxton Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Sun Transportation can provide transportation to persons with disabilities or individuals with limited mobility.  Please call for more information 

To accommodate riders, we offer: 
One-on-one staff assistance
Staff training on assisting people with mobility problems
Voice announcements
We can accommodate riders with: 
Escorts (with paid fare)
Hearing Impairment
Manual wheelchairs
Powered wheelchairs
Where Service is Provided: 
Consumer's Home
Telephone
Other
Service Area(s): 
Campbell County
Lynchburg City
Program Type: 
Transportation, Paratransit & Flexible Schedule
Fee Structure: 
Fee Range
Provider Refer: 
Yes
Self Refer: 
Yes
Payment Method(s): 
Private Pay
Age Requirements: 
No Age Requirement
Available 24/7: 
Yes
Mailing Address: 
1510 Laxton Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
City / County: 
Lynchburg City
Internet Resource: 
Additional Availability Comments: 
On call 24/7. Office hours Monday through Fridayj 7AM until 6PM
Service Offered: 
Door-through-door
Languages Spoken: 
English
Provides Transportation to/from Service: 
Yes
Intake Contact: 
Ballard Evers
Intake Process: 
Call the office

People with disabilities and older adults can use community transportation to stay connected to family and friends, access essential services, and participate in activities. 

Read More

Before you are no longer able to drive it's important to learn about transportation options in your community so you have a roadmap to guide you toward a healthy, happy and safe non-driving future. 

Read More

Pages