VETRIDES will assist veterans and their families with transportation to and from VA hospitals, clinics, veteran's services offices, pharmacies, grocery, and retail stores.
Eligibility for VETRIDES will be limited to veterans residing in Burnet, Llano and Lampasas counties.
Honorably discharged veterans, their spouses, and caregivers are eligible for VETRIDES. Burnet County defines a veteran as anyone who honorably served in the armed forces and veteran's family as spouses, and any caregivers (whether related or not).
No fees will be charged for any services to qualified individuals.
To request a RIDE call 830/613-9982 or toll free 877/851~8VET(838)
"This program is made possible by donations from the local community and the volunteers who provide the service."
Burnet County Veteran's Service Officer, Bill Worley, is project principal for Burnet County VETRIDES. He can be contacted at 512/715-5271.