Resources

Resources

Each tab lists some of the many organizations and services available to John Jay veterans.

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New York City and State Veteran Resources

  • NYC Department of Veterans’ Services, website.
  • New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs, website.
  • VetConnectNYC: a comprehensive source of veteran support in NYC, call 844-347-9244 or visit their website.

     

Veteran Support and Service Organizations

  • Student Veterans of America (SVA), website
  • American Corporate Partners, website
  • EDGE4VETS, website.
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, website
  • NYC Veterans Alliance, website.
  • Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)‎, website
  • Services for the Underserved: Veterans Services, website.
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid for Veterans, website.
  • Social Security Administration Employment Tools for Veterans with Disabilities, pdf

Wellness Support

  • Veterans Crisis Line, website.
  • VA Healthcare System, website.
  • Military Family Clinic, NYU Langone Medical Center, website
  • Weill Cornell: PTSD Program for Combat Veterans, website.
  • Headstrong Project, website.
  • VA NY Healthcare System, website.
  • James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, website
  • Female Oriented Ultimate Guide to Fitness, website.

Legal Support

  • CITY BAR Justice Center - Veterans Assistance Project, website
  • Legal Services NYC: Veterans Justice Project, website.
  • Urban Justice Center: Veterans Advocacy Project, website.
  • Free Legal Services: Military Mondays Initiative, see website.
  • Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans, website.

Housing

  • NYC: Housing Preservation & Development: Mitchell-Lama Program, see website
  • Affordable Housing NYC, website.
  • Samaritan Village’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families, website
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Housing Emergency and Support Services: 1-877-424-3838.
  • Homes for Veterans' Program, website
  • NYC Veterans Alliance, website
  • VetConnectNYC, website
  • NYC Department of Veterans' Services Post 9/11 GI Bill Income Letter for Rentals, pdf.
  • Easter Seals Military and Veterans services: provides housing and job assistance to veterans about to lose their housing, on the streets, living with family or friends, or living in shelter, and offers job assistance. Contact 212-943-4364 or arowley@eastersealsny.org, see pdf.

 

Food Security Support 

Along with food security support provided by John Jay's Wellness Center, local food service programs also provide food security support to college students and their families including: 

  • NY Common Pantry (with locations in the Bronx and East Harlem (NE corner of Central Park close to subways))