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Kicking Off the Free Community Support Shuttle Service

NM Veterans Integration Center will be operating the shuttle to needed services

Albuquerque City Councilor Isaac Benton joined numerous community organizations today to kick off service of the Free Community Support Shuttle. New Mexico Veterans Integration Center will be operating the free shuttle that started running today.

View the shuttle brochure.

The Shuttle will run Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and will make the following stops:

  • Good Shepard / Steelbridge
  • Alvarado Transportation Center
  • Health Care for the Homeless
  • Noon Day
  • Coronado Park
  • Martins
  • Storehouse
  • Main Library
  • Social Security Office

Other stops as requested can be made at Barelas and Wells Park Community Centers, Barret House, VA Hospital, MATS, and UNM Pharmacy.

The shuttle is a 10 passenger vehicle and will provide a trained peer support specialist on board the shuttle to help passengers navigate their way to appointments and provide support.

Albuquerque City Councilor Isaac Benton funded this pilot project. He says, “We’re excited to partner with New Mexico Veterans Integration Center on this innovative project that will benefit our community.”

New Mexico Veterans Integration Center was awarded the contract by the City of Albuquerque’s Department of Family and Community Services. The project’s total cost is $175,583 and comes from the Department’s Operating Budget.