Transportation to our facilities
Below is a list of services provided by local community agencies and veteran’s service organizations to assist individuals with improving access to VA care. While the list is reviewed periodically in an effort to maintain current information, it is subject to change without notice. Also, to ensure optimal assistance, please provide these agencies with sufficient notice of your transportation need.
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
From the North
Follow I-95 South to exit 22 to merge onto I-676 West/US 30 West/Vine Street Expressway towards central Philadelphia. Take the exit onto I-76 East. Take exit 346B off the Expressway for Greys Ferry and University Avenue. Go straight down exit ramp, staying towards the right. Follow road under railroad bridge, and stay on road as it curves around to the right. Driveway entrance to Medical Center is at the third light up S. University Avenue. Turn left into Medical Center entrance.
From the South
Follow I-95 North past the Philadelphia International Airport to Exit 13 (To I-76 West/291-Valley Forge). Continue following signs for I-76 West/Valley Forge. Cross Platt Bridge, and at the bottom of the bridge turn left onto 26th Street (following signs for I-76 West). Merge onto I-76 West (also known as the Schuylkill Expressway) and move cautiously to the far right lane. Exit at 346B for University Ave/Civic Center. Continue straight off the ramp onto 34th Street. Follow road until the seventh traffic light, and turn left into VA Medical Center main entrance.
From the South West
Take Baltimore Pike (Rt. 13) East through West Philadelphia and turn right at Baltimore Avenue. Turn left at light onto Woodland Avenue and right at next light onto University Avenue. Turn right into Medical Center main entrance.
From the East-New Jersey
Cross the Walt Whitman Bridge (I-76 West). After paying toll, follow signs for I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway). Take Exit 346B for University Ave/Civic Center. Continue straight off the ramp onto 34th Street. Follow road until the seventh traffic light, and turn left into VA Medical Center main entrance
From the West and North West
Take I-476 South or I-276 (PA Turnpike) East to I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) East towards Philadelphia. Take Exit 346B off the Expressway for Greys Ferry and University Avenue. Go straight down exit ramp, staying towards the right. Follow road under railroad bridge, and stay on road as it curves around to the right. Driveway entrance to Medical Center is at the third light up S. University Avenue. Turn left into Medical Center entrance.
From Downtown Philadelphia
Take Market, Walnut or South/Spruce Streets West to 38th Street. Turn LEFT onto 38th Street. Medical Center is straight ahead down 38th Street. At the traffic light in front of entrance, turn RIGHT into VA Medical Center main entrance.
Philadelphia VA Medical Center is located on the corner of Woodland and University Avenues and 38th Street in West Philadelphia.
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Disabled American Veterans
DAV HOSPITAL SERVICE CORRDINATORS:
PENNSYLVANIA WILLIAM HINES HSC Director (EAST) (570) 455- 4598
11 Broad St., PO Box 466
Beaver Meadows, PA 18216
-ALTOONA VAMC (503) (814) 940-7821
HSC DIRECTOR (WEST) 2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602-4377 FAX (814) 940-7854
-BUTLER VAMC (529) (724) 477-5010
325 New Castle Rd., Rm. 303 W (800) 362-8262 EXT 5010
Butler, PA 16001-2480 FAX (724) 285- 2757
DAV HOSPITAL SERVICE CORRDINATORS:
-COATESVILLE VAMC (542) (610) 384-7711
1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd., Bldg.2, Rm.B11B EXT. 3368
Coatesville, PA 19320-2097 FAX (610) 466-2207
-ERIE VAMC (562) (814) 860-2095
135 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16504 FAX (814) 860-2411
-LEBANON VAMC (595) (717) 272-6621
1700 S. Lincoln Ave., Bldg. 17-Rm. 123 EXT. 4596
Lebanon, PA 17042 (800) 409-8771
-PHILADELPHIA VAMC (642) (215) 823-5800
University & Woodland EXT. 4225
Philadelphia, PA 19104 FAX (215)823-6052
-OAKLAND/ASPINWALL VAMC (646 (412) 360- 6957
118 DAV-U, University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240 FAX (412) 360-6385
WILKES-BARRE VAMC (693) (570) 824-3521
Rm. C 662 EXT. 7925
1111 East End Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 FAX (570) 819-5163
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