The office of Veterans Services administers the Veterans Program per Chapter 115 of Massachusetts General Law and renders assistance to those who are eligible for federal benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Additionally, the Veterans Agent/Director of Veterans Services acts as the Burial Agent, ensuring that those veterans and/or their dependents who lack sufficient means to defray funeral expenses receive proper interment.
Some of the services available through this office:
•Emergency financial assistance
•Counseling and referrals to other agencies
•Assistance with claims for Disability Compensation and Pensions from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
•Referrals to Veteran Employment and Training services
•Referrals to the U.S. Small Business Administration
•Aid in application for State Wartime Bonuses and annuities
•Help with Discharge difficulties
•Recording and custodial services for service records
•Local repository for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs application forms
•Power of Attorney to provide representation during the filing process for Department of Veterans Affairs entitlements.
Veteran Agent: Michael Raymond
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.