Park Slope Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc. (PSVAC) is a not-for-profit community based ambulance corps that provides emergency medical services (EMS) to the greater Park Slope area regardless of the ability to pay. PSVAC provides the highest quality pre-hospital medical care to our patients.

PSVAC's mission:

  • Provide emergency medical response, rescue operations, patient assessment, treatment, and transport, regardless of ability to pay.

  • Provide placement, educational, and event services to members of the community.

PSVAC provides the highest quality medical care to our patients. Through a commitment to education and training, PSVAC has been able to perform basic and advanced lifesaving functions to the benefit of our neighbors and the community at large. 

The PSVAC coverage area includes a high-density population of over 350,000, and PSVAC provides emergency medical services (EMS) mutual aid to surrounding neighborhoods. PSVAC responds to thousands of emergency incidents a year. PSVAC has responded to many citywide and community emergencies throughout the years: The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 2011 New York City snowstorm, and the evacuation efforts for Hurricane Irene and Hurricane Sandy. 

PSVAC provides EMS mutual aid assistance to major citywide public events held yearly, including the NYC Marathon, 5 Borough Bike Tour, and citywide disaster preparation and training run by the New York City Office of Emergency Management.

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PSVAC Brochure

PSVAC Brochure Updated 9-12-17 (pdf)