Souhegan Valley Rides (SVR) is the dial-a-ride type demand response bus service available to residents of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Milford, Mont Vernon and Wilton NH.(Registration is required to schedule a ride)The focus for this service is on providing transportation to non-emergency health care appointments and assisting those in greatest need – elderly residents, those living with a disability, and residents who are unable to drive. Other residents may use the service as space is available in the schedule.
When scheduling conflicts arise, priority is given to Senior Citizens and Persons living with a disability and for healthcare related appointments.
Did you know that members of Medicaid health insurance programs can get help to arrange and pay for non-emergency medical and healthcare related transportation?
If you have Medicaid insurance, please contact your Medicaid insurance provider and inquire about arranging rides for non-emergency medical or healthcare appointments.
Below are helpful links for more information about the Medicaid transportation benefit:
State of NH – Department of Health and Human Services Click Here
NH Care Path - Click Here
Medicaid Managed Care - Well Sense Click Here
Medicaid Managed Care - NH Healthy Families Click Here
Souhegan Valley Rides was implemented to address a documented need for affordable, non-emergency, wheelchair-accessible healthcare related transportation in our region. The bus service was founded on grassroots, regional cooperation and is overseen by representatives from the particpating towns through the Souhegan Valley Transportation Collaborative (SVTC).
By working together, our communities will be more successful in establishing sustainable community transportation options and, in doing so, improve the quality of life in our Souhegan Valley hometowns.The buses, driver and call center operations are subcontracted from the Nashua Transit System.Souhegan Valley Rides has experienced steady growth in ridershipand needs your community’s continued investment and support to roll forward.As of March 31, 2015 - Souhegan Valley residents have taken 17,352 rides!