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|Saturday, April 12 2008 04:19|
Massachusetts leads the nation with Veterans benefits and programs, stop by soon for the latest or visit the statewebsite below!!
See: www.massvetsadvisor.org - New veterans website for benefits and services!
The Dental Clinic at the Holyoke Soldier's Home has reopened for veterans! Call now to make
an appointment, 420-6270
VA Reopening Health Care Enrollment to thousands of veterans. Use the eligibility calculator to see if you are eligible at:
Location: War Memorial Building, 310 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30
Contact us: 413-322-5630 Fax: 413-534-2339
The MISSION of the Department of Veterans' Services is to provide public assistance and other types of services to veterans and their
dependents who are legally domiciled in the city of Holyoke and meet the standards with regard to type of discharge, income
and asset levels. The Holyoke Veteran Services Department also advocates for veterans and their families and surviving spouses.
Veteran agents administer the M.G.L. Chapter 115 benefits program which is a needs based program for veterans and their
dependents. Agents provide referrals in numerous areas including, but not limited to, veteran employment and training,
bonus/annuity applications, housing/shelter and outreach services for homeless veterans. Our graves officer is responsible for
procurement and placement of flags for veteran graves each Memorial Day. Flag holders are issued for each deceased veteran.
We are also responsible for appropriate disposal of unserviceable American flags. A summary of benefits are found in the following
We are burial agents for veterans without sufficient funds under Ch 115 laws
If you entered the military from a city in Massachusetts, you can obtain your discharge paperwork from:
War Records Department Room 1004, 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02203: 1-617-727-2964 or
online at Military Record Retrieval
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*Not Certified by ICA
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