The Veterans Service Officer (John Herrera) assists with a wide range of benefits and services to veterans and eligible dependants including:
- M.G.L. Chapter 115 benefits to help with ordinary living expenses (including fuel assistance) until other sources of income can be acquired
- services related to processing VA claims including VA pensions (including Aid & Attendance), rehabilitation, counseling related to employment, copies of discharges.
Veterans & Families Transportation Call Center: coordinates transportation services for military veterans and their families to Pittsfield’s VA clinic, and VA facilities in Leeds and Albany, N.Y. It will also connect local vets to the VA shuttle in Leeds that provides transportation to outlying veterans facilities. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Submit transportation requests by calling 413-418-4300 or toll free 855-483-8743.