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appointments at a VAMC. This service, which is provided only to a VAMC and to no other destinations, is free of charge. VETERANS RECEIVE SERVICES VIA COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS Description of Community-Based Transportation Services In some regions, community-based organizations develop veterans' transportation programs. In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, local Red Cross chapters are involved in transporting veterans. In Michigan, Volunteers of America operates transportation services for homeless veterans. These organizations are nonprofit organizations serving specific geographic areas and their programs are designed to meet the local needs. Example of Community-Based Transportation Services Program: American Red Cross Northern NJ, Veterans Transportation Program Location: Morris County, New Jersey Key Features: Door-to-door service, shared-ride program No accessible vehicles available Driven by volunteer drivers. While it is not common to find veterans' transportation programs within Red Cross chapters throughout the country, this particular program serves the critical unmet needs of veterans in Morris County. All VAMCs in the region are located outside of Morris County and the county-provided paratransit program does not transport riders to destinations outside of county boundaries. The Red Cross transportation program is the only service for many veterans to access VAMCs. To be eligible for the program, one has to be a veteran, ambulatory, and reside in Morris County. There is no DAV volunteer driver program in this region, but a local DAV chapter assisted the Red Cross by donating a vehicle. 38