Programs & Services

Pre-Register for the 2011 Veterans Fair

September 16, 2011 | Programs & Services

VA Research Study on Deployment-Related Stress

June 6, 2011 | Programs & Services

Click flyer for details regarding this research study: http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/veterans/files/2011/06/Traumatic-Stress-Studies-BXVAMC.pdf

Free Women’s Art Therapy @ School of Visual Arts 4/13/11

April 11, 2011 | Programs & Services

Women’s Art Therapy Women’s art therapy group is starting up next Wednesday, April 13th. See flyer for details: http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/veterans/files/2011/04/Art-Therapy.pdf

Homeless Vet Summit, VA Med Ctr, 2/2 9-12PM

January 25, 2011 | Programs & Services, Things to Do

James J. Peters VA Medical Center 130 West Kingsbridge Road Bronx, New York 10468 January 18, 2011 Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the first Homeless Veteran Summit here at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.  The summit is in collaboration with the NY Harbor Health Care System […]

Important: Upcoming Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill

January 7, 2011 | Other News, Programs & Services

Upcoming Changes to The Post-9/11 GI-Bill The Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 was recently signed into law. This page lists changes to the GI Bill made by this law. Effective August 1, 2009, but not payable until October 1, 2011 Certain National Guard members mobilized on Title 32 orders on-or-after September 11, […]

New Weekly Support Group, Brooklyn VA

December 17, 2010 | Programs & Services

ATTENTION Veterans who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn Have you recently enrolled in a college or university? Have you been experiencing stress adjusting to the classroom environment? If you would be interested in attending a weekly support group to connect with other OEF/OIF/OND veterans who are also attending school […]

Free Legal Clinics for Low-Income Vets with service-connected disability benefit issues

December 17, 2010 | Programs & Services

Attention Veterans: Are You Entitled to Service-Connected Disability Benefits? Do You Need Help With Your Application for Service-Connected Disability Benefits? The City Bar Justice Center will host several Free Legal Clinics for Low-Income Veterans with service-connected disability benefit issues. At the clinics, volunteer lawyers are available to meet with veterans to evaluate and assist veterans […]

Important Updates from NYMetroVets Group…

December 14, 2010 | Other News, Programs & Services, Things to Do

Page 1 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · 2011 COLA · VA Launches New Blog · Disability Evaluation Streamlined · VA Testing Quicker Ways to Access Medical Records · VA Assigns Officer to Verify Claims Involving Secret Missions · VA Launching New Personalized Vet Health Benefits Handbook · Supportive Services for Veteran Families […]

News from Army One Source

March 22, 2010 | Other News, Programs & Services

News from Army One Source Thousands of Veterans with PTSD May Get Benefits Boost Military officials have agreed to pay what may potentially be millions of dollars to Servicemembers who were medically retired for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with disability ratings of less than 50 percent. According to federal law, the military is required to […]

Free Classes and services through the Veterans Upward Bound Program at LaGuardia Community College

March 10, 2010 | Programs & Services

The Veterans Upward Bound Program is funded by the US Department of Education and serves military veterans, including Reservists and National Guards, with at least 180 days of active duty, other-than-dishonorable discharges and 8th grade or higher reading level. This program offers: Free evening College Prep and GED classes with continuous admissions from September to […]