NY VA Benefits for Veterans in New York State
This page will show some NY VA benefits specifically for New York state veterans. I will provide a brief explanation
of the New York VA benefits available and a phone number and address so you can get further information on the programs.
For information on all NYS veterans benefits programs you can call 1-888-VETSNYS.
NY VA Compensation Lawyer
Below you will find NY veteran benefits provided by The New York State Division of Veterans Affairs. Here is the list
of some of the benefits a New York veteran may be entitled to. I will also provide you with a link to the address
and phone number of were you can get NY VA medical treatment here when I finish the page. If you are looking
for information on VA compensation
or VA pension
disability benefits follow the links to those pages. If you are looking for NY VA medical treatment
visit my page that list the address and phone number of these facilities. If you need a lawyer for your VA compensation
claim call me at 1-877-527-5529
NYS Veterans Nursing Homes
New York State Department Health for veterans and their dependents operates nursing homes for NY veterans.
There are 5 NYS Veterans Homes in the state and you can find the address and phone numbers below. For more information
on requirements for admission call 1-888-838-7697.
NYS Veterans Home at St. Albans
178-50 Linden Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434-1467
NYS Veterans Home
220 Richmond Avenue
Batavia, NY 14020
NYS Veterans' Home at OxfordLong Island State Veterans Home
4211 State Highway 220
Oxford, NY 13830
State University of New York at Stony Brook
100 Patriots Road
Brook, NY 11790-3300
(631) 444-(VETS) 8387
PO Box 188
Montrose, NY 10548
New York VA Benefits for NY Veterans
Operation Recognition allows certain veterans to earn high school diplomas if they left school without graduating.There is also a Veterans Tuition Award for eligible veterans for undergraduate or graduate degree
institutions and approved vocational training in New York. For more information on this program call 1-888-697-4372.
305 of the NYS Education Law created Operation Recognition to recognize the dedication and sacrifice of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam
veterans who left school before graduation by awarding them a high school diploma. For more information on this program
There is also a Military Service Recognition Scholarships that provides financial aid to veterans, children, spouses,
and financial dependents of members of the US Armed Forces who while NYS residents, died or became severely and permanently
disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities. For more on this program you can call 1-888-697-4372.
Children of deceased and disabled veterans there is a Regents Award which can give up to $450 per year to students who served
during certain time periods of national emergency. Fore more information call 1-888-697-4372.For blind veterans
and surviving unmarried spouses of a blind veteran there is a Blind Annuity Program. This program authorizes an
annuity payment of $1,173.84 per veteran. For eligibility requirments and more information call 1-888-838-7697.
There is also a mortgage program for NY veterans called the Homes for Veterans Program. This program offers fixed-rate
mortgages with interest rates 0.5% below the already low interest rates charged on SONYMA mortgages with closing cost assistance. For
more information about eligibility and how to apply call 1-800-382-4663.
A Gold Star Parent Annuity of up to $500
per Gold Star parent of a deceased veteran. For more information on eligibility call 1-888-838-7697.
Veterans' Property Tax Exemption provides a partial exemption on real property taxes to veterans’ of defined periods
of war, veterans who received expeditionary medals or certain family members, as allowed by law.
There are three levels
of benefits, depending on whether the veteran served in combat and/or was disabled. Exemptions are also subject to dollar
limitations, pursuant to state and local law. For information call 1-888-838-7697.
NY also has a Supplemental
Burial Allowance of up to $6,000 is authorized for certain military personnel killed in combat or while on active duty in
hostile/imminent danger locations on or after September 29, 2003. More info call 1-888-838-7697.
There is the
Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities consist of two specialized programs. These programs are coordinated
efforts to place individuals with disabilities in entry-level State jobs. No initial written or oral examinations are required
for appointment. You must however, submit a formal application and a medical evaluation may be necessary for program certification.
For more on this program call 1-518-233-3118.
Hunting Licenses & Fishing Permits are available at reduced cost to Veterans with a 40% or greater disability rating
and free to NYS residents who are active members of the NYARNG, US Reserve or Active Duty. For more information on how
to apply and what is offered visit the NYS Parks website