Community Resources

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

1-888-442-4551 (Buffalo)
1-800-827-1000 (New York City)
www.va.gov

The main website link to services and programs provided by the government for veterans and their families.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Employment Center

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/jobs

The single federal source for Veterans looking for new career opportunities in the private and public sectors, as well as Servicemembers transitioning to the civilian workforce, military spouses and dependents looking for employment opportunities, G.I. BillĀ® beneficiaries transitioning from training to the job market and employers looking to connect with high quality applicants. This new site integrates multiple tools and resources for both job seekers and employers, including the Veterans Job Bank.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

www.iava.org

A nonprofit organization started in June 2004 that provides information and takes action in support of service members and their families.

Middletown Vet Center

726 East Main Street, Suite 203
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 342-9917

Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are provided at no cost to the veteran or their family.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Orange County Veterans Service Agency

111 Craigville Road
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 291-2470

The Orange County Veterans Service Agency informs and assists veterans and their families, and members of the military in matters relating to numerous VA benefits, rights, and privileges available to them.

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
This agency also has additional off-site offices. Call for locations, and days and hours of operation.

Castle Point VA Medical Center

Route 9D
Castle Point, NY 12511

To schedule an appointment, please call (845) 831-2000

VET2VET

Peer networking for Veterans and Armed Forces Members. Participation is FREE, anonymous and confidential. Each VET2VET gathering provides a place for peers to network with one another in a safe and nonjudgmental environment. Meetings throughout Orange County.

To talk with a Veteran and learn more about VET2VET, please contact Kevin Grundig at kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com or (845) 342-2400 X 237.