Resources for Veterans

Here you’ll find links and information for Veterans, service members, and their families and friends.

Resources for those seeking help can be found at nyc.gov/vets, particularly on the Health Resources and Mental Health Services pages. You can call 212–416–5250, email connect@veterans.nyc.gov, or contact through social media using the handle @nycveterans for support. The Veterans Crisis Line can be reached by telephone at
1–800–273–8255 (Press 1) and by text at 838255.

Read the full statement from James Hendon, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services here.

Veteran & Military Community Survey

Take the Veteran and Military Community Survey to help NYC policymakers identify service gaps and better understand the needs of your community.  

Veteran Project Resources

 

Here you’ll find local resources for food, housing, and other benefits.

Become and ETS Sponsor


Want to help service members with their transition? ETS Sponsors and have a significant impact upon a transitioning service member and their family.

NYS Division of Veterans' Services

The NYS DVS advocates on behalf of New York’s Veterans and their families, to ensure they receive benefits granted by law.

NYC Department of Veterans' Services

The NYC Department of Veterans’ Services fosters purpose driven lives for NYC service members, veterans, and their families.

 

Military VIP Program at RUMC

Members of the military are eligible for unique benefits through this program when they visit Richmond University Medical Center or their primary care sites across Staten Island. Learn more about the program and its benefits

COVID-19 Veterans Homelessess

 

Veterans experiencing homelessness or at high risk of eviction during COVID-19 can get more information here.

Veterans Crisis Line

 

Call 800-273-8255 and press 1. The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.

Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro

Get the latest information on everything from housing assistance to food/grocery assistance. You can also find out ways to help others.

Web Series

“In Honor Of”

Produced by Ed Salek

  1. Staten Island PPS Veterans Programs and Initiative
  2. ETS-SP Program
  3. Problem Gambling, Veterans  and Suicide Risk
  4. Veterans and Lethal Means and Suicide Prevention.