McCoba St and Ocean Ave Fire Relief

Please donate to the McCoba St and Ocean Avenue Fire Relief. Thank you.Learn more

$250 Gift Cards

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Covid Update

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Water system improvements will take place across the city.Learn more

Veterans Service Office

The Veterans Service Office provides services and benefits to eligible Veterans and their families in a timely manner in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws. We represent and advocate for Veterans and family members with the U.S. Government and private agencies, Veteran service organizations and the public, to maximum utilization of available resources.

Priorities and Services

The department strives for quality improvement, diversified problem solving, cost effective case management and proactive community participation through:

  • Managing an office that puts Veterans and family first.
  • Maintaining a high level of professional case management by providing flexible services and programs.

A sample of services provided are:

  • Emergency Benefit Case Management
  • Burials for Indigent Veterans
  • VA Compensations & Pension Matters
  • Educational and Vocational Benefits
  • VA Health Care Applications
  • Homeless Shelter
  • State Bonus Program
  • Property Tax abatement for Disabled Veterans
  • Obtain Copies of Discharge Records/Awards
  • Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemeteries
  • Veterans' License Plates
  • Public Housing

Relevant Ordinances

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Forms and Links

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information & Hours
Mon.-Thur. 8:15am-5pm
Fri. 8:15am-12:15pm
(Notary Public services now available)
Marc Silvestri
Donna Dreeszen
Asst Director
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