Housing Benefits

  • State Veterans Home
  • Specially Adapted Homes

Financial Assistance Benefits

  • Property Tax Exemption
  • Civil Service Credit Preference
  • Burial and Headstone
  • Auto Registration
  • New York State Blind Annuity

Employment Benefits

  • Disabled Veterans Civil Service Preference
  • Employment and Training
  • Re-Employment

Education Benefits

  • Veterans Tuition Award
  • Awards for Children of Veterans
  • Military Service Recognition Scholarship
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Other State Benefits

  • Licenses and Permits
  • Voter Registration


NYS Division of Veterans' Affairs

2 Empire State Plaza, 17th Floor

Albany, NY 12223-1551

1-888-VETS NYS (1-888-838-7697)


TC: Robert Gill

Phone: 315-438-3046


National Guard TAA: Robert Vanpelt

Phone: 518-786-4605


State Director: Eric J. Hesse

Phone: 518-474-6114