Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Squad, Inc. is a Paramedic-level agency serving the Towns of Alford, Ashley Falls, Egremont, Great Barrington, Housatonic, Monterey, Mount Washington and Sheffield.


SBVAS is committed to providing the finest out-of-hospital care to the communities we serve.


Established in 1968, SBVAS has quickly grown to become the independent Paramedic-level provider of essential medical transportation in the greater Southern Berkshire County area. The company currently operates 3 emergency response vehicles with over 35 employees.

Since the company’s inception, the primary goal of SBVAS has been to provide prompt, professional, and quality service that continues to be the company’s sole purpose.

SBVAS strives to maintain a high level of leadership in the industry with an aggressive and measured direction of planned growth in the near future. We are very proud of our partnerships and plan more strategic alliances and service additions in the years to come.

Thank you for selecting SBVAS as your medical transportation provider. As a not-for-private company, SBVAS is dedicated to finding the most cost-effective ways to deliver the highest quality ambulance transportation.

For more company information, please visit our Personnel/History page


SBVAS Open House! Bring the whole family!

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Squad will host an open house at their facility at 31 Lewis Avenue (Main parking lot of Fairview Hospital) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come and view our facilities, tour the building and the ambulances, and see Fire and Police apparatus. In addition, we will have a hands-only CPR demonstration, as well as a cardiac arrest demonstration.

GPD Officer Ullrich and his police canine, Yuri, will be putting on demonstrations of the dog’s abilities at 11:30 and 12:30.

Come for free popcorn and hotdogs, and games for the children.

So if you ever wondered what the inside of an ambulance looks like without going through the trouble of actually being ill or injured…come visit us!

We hope to see all of you this Saturday, May 21 at 11 am!