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Transportation - Ground (Van Transportation) provided by Western Iowa Healtchcare System

Program Details

The VA NWIHCS courtesy van program provides rides to Veterans from Lincoln and Grand Island to their appointments in Omaha.

Provider Details

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Nebraska - Western Iowa Healtchcare System


Western Iowa Healtchcare System

Address: 4101 Woolworth Ave
Omaha, Nebraska 68198

Contact: Intake
(402) 346-8800 x3453
Need to call to qualify.
Lincoln, Scheduling
(402) 489-3802 x7815
Grand Island, Scheduling
(308) 382-3660 x2153
Cost / Fees:sliding scale to free
Eligibility:The VA NWIHCS courtesy van program provides rides to Veterans from Lincoln and Grand Island to their appointments in Omaha This is a courtesy service provided to Veterans. Be respectful of yourself and fellow passengers by making sure you are able to ride the van safely. If you have any of these conditions, you may need to select alternate transportation: •Draining wounds •Inability to sit for greater than one hour •Communicable diseases: MRSA, VRE, CDIFF, Flu, TB •Incontinence–leaking or oozing of body fluids •Inability to care for self without a caretaker to travel with you Consumption of alcohol or illegal drugs will not be tolerated; use of courtesy van will be denied. You may experience bumps and shifting during your ride–which may be uncomfortable depending on your condition. There is limited space available for wheelchairs and oxygen cylinders. Scheduling Your Ride Call the phone numbers below to schedule your appointment in advance to ride the courtesy van, since seating is limited. Grand Island: 308-382-3660 ext. 2153 Lincoln: 402-489-3802 ext. 7815
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Program Dates Program Times
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30pm (C)
Departure Times: Grand Island: 6:30 a.m., 8:20 a.m., 10:20 a.m. Lincoln: 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m.

Last Annual Review: 6/8/2015

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Date Provided: Tuesday, May 24, 2016