Member Directory

Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad

Address 828 McIntire Rd.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone (434) 296-4825
Website https://carsrescue.org/
Primary Contact Jon Howard
Primary Email president@rescue1.org
Executive Director Sherri Frantz
Primary Focus Area Health and Safety
Service Areas
  • Albemarle
  • Charlottesville

Mission Statement

To provide continuously improving high quality emergency medical services and special rescue services to the citizens of Charlottesville, Albemarle and the University of Virginia communities by utilizing the collaborative effort of a diverse team of highly skilled volunteers in alliance with partner agencies.


Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad (CARS), an all-volunteer agency, has been providing Emergency Medical Services to the City of Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County Virginia continuously since 1960. CARS operates 7 advanced life support ambulances, 2 advanced life support quick response vehicles, a heavy rescue truck, a water rescue truck, 2 boats, a command car and a mass casualty incident truck. CARS vehicles answer approximately 6900 requests for service annually.

Giving Opportunities

Opportunity 1
Title:Annual Fund Drive
Description:Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad seeks contributions annually to help meet the organizational yearly budget as well as to purchase of capital equipment.
Project Timelineon-going