Neighbors helping neighbors since 1962

Become a Member

Whether you want to ride with a crew or be part of our administration, we are always looking for volunteers. Find out how to join our team!

We are funded entirely through private donations.  We do not receive any tax dollars from the City of Summit or any other government agency.  Please help us continue our vital service.

Our Services

The Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad is the official emergency ambulance service and primary EMS agency for the City of Summit. Squad services include:

  • 24-hour Emergency Medical Services to Summit and surrounding communities. To report an emergency, dial 9-1-1
  • Non-emergency ambulance transportation for Summit residents
  • EMS coverage of community events
  • Tours for cub scouts, girl scouts, and other youth groups
  • Public education in CPR, first aid and other health & safety related topics
  • A speakers bureau available to address civic groups, community meetings and schools
  • Loan of crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs

Transportation to and from doctors offices and hospitals and home is available for Summit residents who are non-ambulatory.  To schedule a transport please call the Squad at (908) 277-9479.

Our members provide medical coverage at most major community events including home football games, parades, street fairs, the July 4th celebration, and a variety of special events in town.  We also have a Bike Team that covers events with large areas and/or numbers of people.

The Squad offers regular classes in CPR, First Aid & emergency preparedness to the public. American Heart Association & American Red Cross courses are free of charge to all Summit residents. The Squad also hosts many training programs for Fire, Police & EMS organizations in the area. Whenever possible, courses are offered at no charge.

For information about our services call (908) 277-9479 or send us a message on our Contact form.