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.
  • Student Opportunities at the Department of Homeland Security, pdf.
  • NYC Civil Service Examinations: Provisions 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: Program for Combat Veterans with PTSD, website.
  • Headstrong Project, website.
  • The Soldiers 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.
  • New York Legal Assistance Group Veterans Project, website
  • Urban Justice Center: Veterans Advocacy Project, website.
  • Free Legal Services: Military Mondays Initiative, pdf


  • NYC: Housing Preservation & Development: Mitchell-Lama Program, website
  • Affordable Housing NYC, website.
  • Samaritan Village’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families, website
  • Black Veterans for Social Justice, 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, .  


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))