FSL Acquires Transportation Nonprofit Northwest Valley Connect


Seniors, Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities in NW Valley will Continue Service Uninterrupted 

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 26, 2024) – FSL (Foundation for Senior Living) is pleased to announce the acquisition of transportation nonprofit, Northwest Valley Connect. The new collaboration will take effect July 1 and service to seniors, veterans and individuals with disabilities will remain uninterrupted.
“The acquisition will ensure that more Northwest Valley residents receive vital transportation services, essential to supporting their physical, mental and financial health,” said Tami Bohannon, president and CEO of FSL. “We look forward to expanding and increasing ridership and strengthening operations to better serve the community. Quality transportation options like Northwest Valley Connect are vital to helping Arizonans age in place.”
As Arizona prepares for an anticipated increase in the aging population, often referred to as the “Silver Tsunami,” the need for comprehensive services is greater than ever. By 2030, older adults will outnumber younger adults in the United States, highlighting the importance of building an age-friendly Arizona.
Northwest Valley Connect has been a lifeline for aging Arizonans without transportation. FSL will continue to offer the same unparalleled service, including wheelchair accessible vans to transport riders to and from medical appointments, the grocery store, run errands or to socialize with friends. This service will join FSL’s existing transportation programs like the Freedom Express in Wickenburg and daily rides to their adult day health centers.
"Quality transportation options like Northwest Valley Connect are vital to helping Arizonans age in place.”
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Tami Bohannon
President & CEO, FSL
We believe FSL is the perfect partner to bolster transportation services to ensure that aging adults keep their connection to their community,” said Debbie Gross, NVC board chair.
Riders will continue using the existing phone numbers and website to request service. For rider registration or to learn more, visit: www.northwestvalleyconnect.org or call 623.282.9300.
About FSL:
FSL is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide home and community-based services and to develop energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all. With a long history of helping Arizona families with issues including health, hunger, aging, illness, loneliness and substandard housing, FSL is committed to improving the quality of life for all Arizonans. To learn more about FSL programs and services, visit fsl.org.

About FSL

Established in 1974, the Foundation for Senior Living is dedicated to providing integrated, customized care for those who need it in the Phoenix area. We offer a wide range of home- and community-based services, including:

All of these are designed to enable Arizonans of all ages to live happier, healthier, more independent lives. If you or someone you know is struggling to have their needs met, don’t hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help you. And if you’re able, consider donating or volunteering your time to our mission. We can’t wait to work with you!

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