797 Broadway Schenectady, New York  12305-2704  ♦  (518) 377-2423 (p)  ♦  Hours: 9am - 4pm, M-F
William H. Frank, Jr.,  Director


 

Schenectady County Veteran’s Service Agency

The Schenectady County Veterans Agency is here to serve you. We will advise you on all of the benefits available to you, based upon your service. We will also assist you in applying for those benefits and in responding to all queries regarding your applications until the process is complete.  It is our sincere desire to safeguard the rights and benefits that you all have so nobly earned.

All you need to do is call us for an appointment and we will establish a personal, confidential file for you.

Our Veteran Service Department will help you navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs' bureaucracy, and our services are free. We will advise you on all of the benefits available to you, based upon your service. We will also assist you in applying for those benefits and in responding to all queries regarding your applications until the process is complete.  It is our sincere desire to safeguard the rights and benefits that you all have so nobly earned. We will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, file the claim, and track the claim through the VA system. We can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims. Our expertise can help you avoid the pitfalls and delays that missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms can cause..


Memorial Day Ceremonies

 

Monday, May 20 Mont Pleasant Veteran's Monument (Altamont Ave. and Chrysler Ave.) 6PM
Tuesday, May 21 St. Adelbert’s Cemetery 6PM
Thursday, May 23 Rotterdam Parade - Starts at Mohonasen H.S. 6:30PM
Saturday, May 25 Place flags on graves at Saratoga National Cemetery 7:30AM
Monday, May 27 Vale Cemetery Ceremony 10:30AM
  Schenectady Veterans Park 11AM
  Rotterdam Elks 12PM
  Rotterdam Town Hall (Reception to follow at VFW Post 1895) 2:00PM

Schenectady County Honor A Veteran Program

The Schenectady County Council of Veterans Service organizaitons is proud to present the Schenectady County Honor-A-Veteran Program which will, on a quarterly basis, honor individual veterans who were either born in or currently reside in Schenectady County.

May Ceremony
Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:00PM
St. Luke's Community Hall
1241 State Street
Schenectady, NY

CLICK HERE for information on how to nominate a veteran.


Veteran Luncheon and Information Fair

St. Luke's Veterans Committee
May 11, 2019
Noon - 3:00PM
St. Luke's Pastoral Center
1241 State Street
Schenectady, NY
Contact Peg Anderton at (518) 347-9955 for more information or to register.


NYS Veteran Affairs App

The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA or Division) advocates on behalf of New York’s Veterans and their families, as individuals and as a group, to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for service in the United States Armed Forces.

Apps Available from the Google Play Store and ITunes

      


 

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