Town of Brookhaven
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Veterans Services
One Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
Veterans Service Officer 
(631) 451-6574, phone

Veteran Services:

Do you need housing? Are you a homeless veteran? Click here. The Town of Brookhaven Division of Veteran’s Services is dedicated to the needs and concerns of Brookhaven’s Veterans. It is the mission of this office to serve our Veterans by gathering and providing information of benefits provided by the VA, State, County and local governments. This includes, but not limited to matters pertaining to educational training, employment, health and medical services.

The Veterans Service Office is located on the third floor of Brookhaven Town Hall. Please call 631-451-6574 for an appointment to come in and speak to the Veterans Service Officer.

Information for Veterans to obtain property tax exemptions can be obtained by calling the Brookhaven Town Assessor’s Office at 631-451-6300.

Please join our e-mail list by completing the fill in form below. Also, join us on Facebook by clicking on the Facebook icon so we may inform you of upcoming Veterans events and the latest news pertaining to Veterans.

Thank you for visiting our website, and as always, from all of us at the Town of Brookhaven, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.

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Housing
Housing

Veterans Property Tax Exemption: Town Assessor - 631-286-4940

LIHBCDC Building Homes for Returning Veterans: Flyer

VA Home Loans:  www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/

Chase Bank:  www.chase.com/online/military/military.htm

Suffolk County United Veterans:  www.scuv.org

HUD-VASH          Vouchers:  http://portal.hud.gov

Long Island Coalition for the Homeless:  www.nsch.org

National Coalition for the Homeless:  www.nchv.org

CDC of Long Island:  www.cdcli.org

United Veterans Beacon House:  http://uvbh.com

Employment
Employment

Employment Opportunities for Veterans

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Job Websites

Brookhaven Town Job Site: www.jobhaven.org

New York State Dept. of Labor Job Bank:  www.NewYork.jobs

Vet Jobs:  www.vetjobs.com

Monster.com:  www.monster.com

Suffolk County Dept. of Labor:  http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/labor

American Jobs Exchange:  www.americasjobexchange.com/ny

N.Y. State Dept. of Labor:  www.labor.ny.gov

Suffolk County Dept. of Labor:  www.co.suffolk.ny.gov/labor

Career Builder:  www.careerbuilder.com

Federal:  www.usajobs.gov

New York City:  www.nyc.gov

New York State:  www.cs.state.ny.us

NYS Unified Court System:  www.courts.state.ny.us/careers/index.shtml

Suffolk County:  www.co.suffolk.ny.us/civilservice

Health
Health

General Health

        Long Island State Veterans Home:  www.listateveteranshome.org

        My Benefits:  www.mybenefits.ny.gov

        My Health:  www.myhealth.va.gov

        Northport VA Medical Center:  www.northport.va.gov

        VA E-Benefits:  www.ebenefits.va.gov

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Help

         VA Mental Health:  www.mentalhealth.va.gov

         Veterans Crisis Line:  www.veteranscrisisline.net

         Women’s Mental Health:  www.womenshealth.gov

Organizations
Organizations

Honor Flight:  www.honorflight.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:  www.va.gov

Veterans of Foreign Wars:  www.vfw.org

Suffolk County VFW:  www.vfwsuffolkcounty.com

AMVETS:  www.amvets.org

The American Legion:  www.legion.org

9-11 Veterans:  www.911veterans.com
 
U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club, L.I. Chapter:  http://usvmcli.org

Disabled American Veterans:  www.davny.org

Make the Connection www.maketheconnection.net

Vietnam Veterans of America www.VVA.org

Korean War Veterans www.kwva.org

Jewish War Veterans www.jwv.org

Important Phone Numbers
Important Phone Numbers

DAV Transportation:631-754-7980

Education: 1-888-442-4551

Headstones and Markers: 1-800-697-6947

Health Care: 1-877-222-8387

Homeless Veterans: 1-877-222-8387

Home Loans: 1-877-827-3702

Life Insurance: 1-800-669-8477

Long Island Crisis Hotline: 516-679-1111

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
 
Pension Management Center: 1-877-294-6380

Special Health Issues: 1-800-749-8387

Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency:631-853-VETS

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD): 1-800-829-4833

VA Benefits: 1-800-827-1000

Vets Food Pantry, 32 Mill Rd. Yaphank, NY: 631-924-1601

Veterans Real Property Tax Exemption, Tax Assessor: 631-451-6307

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education
education
Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

Continuing Education Resources for Veterans -
http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/resources/veteran-continuing-ed/

Dowling College -
http://www.dowling.edu

National Resource Directory
http://www.nrd.gov

Post 9-11 GI Bill -
www.gibill.va.gov

Stony Brook University -
http://www.stonybrook.edu

Suffolk Community College -
http:// www.sunysuffolk.edu


Survivors & Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA) -
http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/dea.html

Veterans Tuition Awards -
http://www.hesc.com/content.nsf/sfc/veterans_tuition_awards

Vets Build -
http://www.unitedwayLI.org