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Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AID AND ATTENDANCE (A&A) PENSIONOffers a program for veterans and surviving spouses to defray costs of assisted living or supportive living services. Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person or are homebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to monthly pension and they are not paid without eligibility to pension. Contact local Veterans Center for more information or check website.AID AND ATTENDANCE (A&A) PENSIONUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Assistive Aid/Equipment ServicesProvides service assistance dogs to help military veterans who have suffered physical disabilities or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to active combat duty.CANINES FOR COMBAT VETERANSNEADS-DOGS FOR DEAF AND DISABLED AMERICANS
Benefits AssistanceAdministers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Major benefits include Veterans’ compensation, Veterans’ pension, survivors’ benefits, rehabilitation and employment assistance, education assistance, home loan guaranties, and life insurance coverage.New YorkBENEFITS AND SERVICESUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS - NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
CAREGIVER SUPPORT LINEOffers services and programs that support the Family Caregivers. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself. Learn more about how VA's trained professionals can help you find the services and support that are right for you and the Veteran you love.CAREGIVER SUPPORT LINEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Case/Care Management ServicesReaches out to provide assistance to frail senior veterans through home visits and provides access to needed services.AlbanySENIOR VETERANS CASE MANAGEMENTALBANY HOUSING COALITION
Community-Based ServicesIAVA VetTogethers are empowering local events uniting IAVA members and their supporters. VetTogethers are member-organized and member-led. They take place on or around the 11th day of every month. Veterans Day is the 11th day of the 11th month every year.New YorkVET TOGETHERIRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS OF AMERICA (IAVA)
Counseling ServicesAssistance is provided for veterans who want to improve their understanding of the consumer credit lending and collections systems, and maximize their skill in utilizing the credit that is available to them. Services may include help in completing credit application forms: and information and guidance about a variety of topics such as understanding how credit information is analyzed, choosing the best credit cards and-or interest rates available, determining how many credit cards can be managed, protecting one's credit information and credit rating, communicating with creditors, repairing poor credit ratings, and eliminating credit card debt.SaratogaCREDIT COUNSELINGVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
Employment ServicesOffers counseling, training, job development and job placement for homeless veterans.AlbanyEMPLOYMENT SERVICESALBANY HOUSING COALITION
Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force. Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance workshops, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community.ClintonVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONEWORKSOURCE - CLINTON COUNTY
Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force. Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community.EssexVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONE WORK SOURCE ESSEX COUNTY
Employment ServicesProvides employment services which focuses on retired or active veterans returning from a combat zone. Helps them with the process of transitioning back into the work force as well as their spouses Offers training programs, unemployment insurance information, cover letter and resume assistance workshops, and information and referrals for other services or resources in the community. FranklinVETERAN EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCEONE WORK SOURCE - FRANKLIN COUNTY
Employment ServicesThe Veteran's Job Placement Program is accomplished by a series of interviews and meetings between the veteran and staff. A thorough understanding is reached pertaining to the veteran's short and long term goals as they relate to employment. SCRPC staff shall take whatever actions they deem reasonable to assist the veteran in accomplishing their goals. SaratogaVETERAN'S JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAMVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company administers Section 8 Rental Assistance programs and manages low income-subsidized housing for veterans and other low-income people. SaratogaSECTION 8 HOUSING PROGRAMVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
Health/Medical Care ServicesProvides a health care facility for veterans, with short and long term care, including rehabilitation services, psychiatric care, wound clinic, pain management, and more.AlbanyVETERAN'S HOME AT MONTROSENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Helpline/Hotline ServicesProvides a suicide prevention hotline for veterans which is staffed by mental health professionals that have experience working with military personnel.New YorkVETERANS HOTLINENATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
Housing ServicesThis is a twelve-unit apartment complex for veterans in the Town of Wilton. Veterans and their families have been living in this housing since 1991. The program is named Curr-Ahee. This is an American Indian slogan meaning "we stand together." The slogan has been used by the 101st Airborne since World War II. The program is the first of its kind in the country. This program targets veterans and their families that are homeless, about to be homeless, or living in substandard shelters, at the time of making application to SCRPC for placement.SaratogaCURR-AHEEVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
Housing ServicesProvides qualifying U.S. military veterans with special loans or grants to buy their first home or move to a different home.New YorkHOMES FOR VETERANSSTATE OF NEW YORK MORTGAGE AGENCY
Housing ServicesThe Saratoga Rural Preservation Society assists veterans in obtaining housing and Section 8 vouchers, and manages subsidized housing for low-income veterans. SaratogaLOW INCOME HOUSINGVETERANS AND COMMUNITY HOUSING COALITION
Housing ServicesOffers Section 8 housing choice vouchers to veterans who are ready to move into their own apartment. The moves are supported with home visits by case management staff.AlbanySHELTER PLUS CAREALBANY HOUSING COALITION
Housing ServicesThe Richard J. Conners Veterans Home is a permanent supportive residence for 12 formerly homeless disabled veterans.AlbanySUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR VETERANSALBANY HOUSING COALITION
Information/Referral ServicesRapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) is IAVA’s case management and referral services program. This program is connecting our Member Veterans and their families with veteran-specific resources.New YorkRAPID RESPONSE REFERRAL PROGRAM (RRRP)IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN VETERANS OF AMERICA (IAVA)
Information/Referral ServicesProvides information and referrals for eligible veterans and their families about benefit programs, education, financial assistance, disability-related issues and other resources.AlbanyVETERANS RESOURCE INFORMATIONNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Legal/Court ServicesVetTrak is a court diversion program for veterans who are facing charges for non-violent offenses. VetTrak trains, coordinates, and assigns veteran mentors to appear before the court with the veteran defendant with the goal of ensuring that the defendant receives the treatment he/she may require to reduce or eliminate recidivism.AlbanyVETTRAKALBANY HOUSING COALITION
Mental Health ServicesProvides mental health readjustment counseling to veterans who served in combat zones.AlbanyVET CENTERNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Mentoring ServicesHeroes at Home trains peer mentors to meet with any veteran who needs to talk about his or her concerns. These volunteer peer mentors are not therapists, but rather fellow veterans who undergo training to be able to help them listen to veterans and help them address their concerns. They provide an understanding shoulder to lean on, and can refer veterans to various services when needed. This program is not part of the VA. It is a local program within Rensselaer County, intended to help veterans and their families in the county.RensselaerVET-TO-VET PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMHEROES AT HOME
Military/Veterans ServicesProvides comprehensive information and referrals to veterans seeking answers to benefits, war-related health issues, counseling, employment support, and transition support. Also provides a food-bank and Christmas food baskets for veterans.ClintonMILITARY/VETERANS SERVICESNORTH COUNTRY VETERANS ASSOCIATION
Military/Veterans ServicesProvides personalized support service to veterans and their families through benefits assistance, advocacy, and information and referral to other resources and services in the community that they may need.ClintonVETERAN SERVICESCLINTON COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY
NASSAU COUNTY VETERANS CENTERProvides trauma psychotherapy and bereavement counseling to family members.NassauNASSAU COUNTY VETERANS CENTERUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Support ServicesOffers burial and memorial benefits for Veterans and eligible family members, which include interment, headstones and markers, and Presidential memorial certificates. VA operates 128 national cemeteries in the United States and Puerto Rico.New YorkBURIALS AND MEMORIALSUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS - NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
Support ServicesProvide oversight and supervision that includes assistance with activities of daily living (ADL’s). Also provide skill building and memory impairment exercises. Meals are included and transportation assistance. Various activities such as board games, movies, gardening, woodworking, community outing activities (sporting events, shopping etc) current event review, social groups, and individualized interests are incorporated. SaratogaNEW JOURNEYS ADULT DAY PROGRAMKEE TO INDEPENDENT GROWTH
Support ServicesAccommodations are provided to family members so that they may be near veterans who are receiving care at the medical center. AlbanyOVERNIGHT ACCOMODATIONSALBANY SAMUEL S. STRATTON VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER
Transition Support ServicesAids veterans transition from combat zones, back to the main-stream of life, helps with employment issue, medical care, post-stress support and any other situation which may be encountered.AlbanyVETERAN TRANSITION SUPPORTNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
VA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCEThe MS Centers of Excellence are dedicated to further the understanding of the disease, its impact on Veterans, and effective treatments to help manage MS symptoms. By partnering with Veterans, caregivers, and health care providers we hope to minimize disease impairment and increase the quality of life for Veterans with MS. Our goals are to improve the quality and consistency of health services delivered to veterans with MS across the country.VA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans ServicesOffers a program for veterans and surviving spouses to defray costs of assisted living or supportive living services. Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person or are homebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to monthly pension and they are not paid without eligibility to pension. Contact local Veterans Center for more information or check website.WestchesterAID AND ATTENDANCE (A&A) PENSIONUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans ServicesOffers services and programs that support the Family Caregivers. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself. Learn more about how VA's trained professionals can help you find the services and support that are right for you and the Veteran you love.WestchesterCAREGIVER SUPPORT LINEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans ServicesThe MS Centers of Excellence are dedicated to further the understanding of the disease, its impact on Veterans, and effective treatments to help manage MS symptoms. By partnering with Veterans, caregivers, and health care providers we hope to minimize disease impairment and increase the quality of life for Veterans with MS. Our goals are to improve the quality and consistency of health services delivered to veterans with MS across the country.WestchesterVA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer Peer Mentors are needed. Fellow veterans assisting fellow vets through shared life expierences Spouses, parents and adult children of veterans can also serve as peer mentors for family members.RensselaerVOLUNTEER PROGRAMHEROES AT HOME

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