General Resources

Local Information Sources

Mayor's Office of Veteran's Affairs
NY State Office of Veterans Affairs

Substance Abuse Services

  • Samaritan Village - Veterans Program
    43rd Street Veterans Program
    327 West 43rd Street
    New York, NY 10036

  • Samaritan Village - Ed Thompson Veterans Center
    130-15 89th Road
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    Admission Dept. Phone: 718.657.6195 or 1.800.532.HELP (4357)

  • Reality House
    34-51 Vernon Blvd
    LIC, NY 11106

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 212.647.1680

  • Narcotics Anonymous: 212.929.6262 or 718.962.6244

  • National Addiction Hotline: 800.559.5903

    New York Educational Resources

    CUNY Source 1.800.342.9647
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
    Student Veterans of America

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    Veteran Administration Offices in New York

    New York Regional Office
    245 West Houston Street
    New York, NY 10014
    Phone: 1.800.827.1000

    Organizations that Represent Veterans Serving Veterans

    National Foundations for Veterans 888.777.4443
    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
    Vets for Vets
    Coalition for Veterans


    Veteran Centers in New York

    Queens Vet Center
    75-10B 91 Ave.
    Woodhaven, NY 11421
    Phone: 718.296.2871
    Brooklyn Veterans Resource Center
    25 Chapel St. Suite 604
    Brooklyn, NY 10468
    Phone: 718.624.2765
    Harlem Veteran Center
    2279 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10035
    Phone: 212.426.2200
    Bronx Veteran Center
    2471 Morris Ave., Suite 1A
    Bronx, NY 10468
    Phone: 718.367.3500
    Staten Island Veteran Center
    150 Richmond Terrace
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    Phone: 718.816.4499
    Manhattan Veteran Center
    32 Broadway 2nd Fl. - Suite 200
    New York, NY, 10035
    Phone: 212.426.2200


    National Websites for Veterans

    Wounded Warrior Project
    National Center for PTSD
    The Mission Continues
    Military One Source 1.800.342.9647
    Operation Military Kid
    The Mission Continues
    Veterans Affairs


    VA Medical Centers

    VA Medical Center Brooklyn
    800 Poly Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    Phone: 718.630.3614
    VA Medical Center Manhattan
    423 E 23 Street
    New York, NY 10010
    Phone: 212.686.7500
    James J. Peters VA Medical Center
    130 West Kingsbridge Road
    Bronx, NY 10468
    Phone: 718.584.9000
    VA St. Albans
    Community Living Center

    179-00 Linden Blvd
    Jamaica, NY 11425
    Phone: 718.526.1000

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    Resources and Information for Children and Families

    Resources for families preparing for deployment of a loved one, coping with separation and changes, and facing grief. Sesame Workshop's

    Information for parents on supporting children in a military family. Welcome Back Parenting

    Resources, information, and scholarship information. National Military Family Association

    Activities, games, and tips for children whose parents have been deployed. Deployment Kids

    Resources and information for military families. Operation Homefronts

    National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Military Children and Families Information Page

    National Child Traumatic Stress Network: An extensive listing of resources relating to military families. Military Families Knowledge Bank

    Information, resources and services for family members of a fallen servicemember. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors: TAPS

    SOFAR: Strategic Outreach to Families of All Reservists. SOFARNY Phone: 212.561.6702. Email:

    NAMI-NYC Metro: Helpline 212.684.3264. NAMI

    An online guide for families of military personnel. Returning from the War Zone

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