Botetourt County Van Service, Medical
Botetourt County Recreation
Who We Are
The primary mission of the Botetourt County Van Service is to provide transportation for Botetourt County individuals to and from essential appointments. The secondary mission is to make socialization opportunities available to seniors by offering one out-of-town trip per month per area, within an approved distance and time.
Qualifying van riders are Botetourt County residents that meet one or more of the following criteria: van riders must live in their own home and not reside in a nursing or assisted living facility; persons 55 years of age and older; individuals that have a diagnosed qualified mental or physical disability; a person with a disability must be accompanied by an able-bodied caregiver; legally blind individuals with a service animal and able-bodied caregiver.
Qualifying transportation needs include: doctor appointments including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, and physical therapy; pharmacies for prescription pick up; grocery stores; banks or credit unions for personal banking transactions; personal care appointments; post office; visitation appointments.
The out-of-town scheduled trip per month (per area Buchanan, Blue Ridge, Fincastle, Cloverdale, Troutville, and Eagle Rock) is for individuals 55 and older who are physically able to enter and exit the van independently.