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DIVISION OF SENIOR, DISABILITIES AND VETERANS SERVICES
An ADRC (Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection)

RICHARD BOOTH, VETERANS SERVICES OFFICER
4 Gauntt Place - Building #1
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-2900

Phone: 908-788-1361 Toll Free: 877-222-3737 Fax: 908-806-4537
Email: aging@co.hunterdon.nj.us

VETERANS SERVICES

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ABOUT VETERANS SERVICES:

The Hunterdon County Office on Veterans Services helps to provide community resources and outreach to individuals who have served in the Armed Forces and their families.

This office is part of the Hunterdon County Department of Human Services’ Division of Senior, Disability, and Veteran Services.

Coordinating services for Veterans and their loved ones involves expressing a need for a service, identifying a resource to fill that need, and ensuring an effective delivery of services to each Veteran.

Please contact us at any time, Monday through Friday at 908-788-1361 or via email by contacting the Hunterdon County Veterans Services Officer, Richard Booth at: rbooth@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Don't forget to follow us on FACEBOOK at https://www.facebook.com/HunterdonCountyVeteransServices

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SERVICES PROVIDED:

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RESOURCES:

Veteran Discounts

Military Times: Veterans discounts for recreational opportunities, retail stores and more...

Veteran Resources

Department of Defense Encourages Military Separation Discharge Upgrade: www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1292904/dod-clarifies-liberal-consideration-for-veterans-discharge-upgrade-requests

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) DAV Transportation: www.dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride
Contact: Shilo Frampton 908-647-0180 Ext: 18337 (If transportation is needed please allow 72 hours notice)

Hunterdon County Veterans ID Card: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/pdf/countyclerk/veteranidcard.pdf

Hunterdon County Veterans Recognition Medal: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/Veterans/VeteransMedalApplication.pdf

National Veterans Foundation: https://nvf.org

Operation HomeFront: www.operationhomefront.org

Request Military Discharge Upgrade (Form: DD 293): http://arba.army.pentagon.mil/documents/dd0293.pdf

Separation Documents (Form: DD 214): www.archives.gov/files/research/order/standard-form-180.pdf

State of New Jersey Income Tax Exemption for Veterans: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/newexemptionveterans.shtml

     State of New Jersey Income Tax Exemption Form: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/veteransexemptionform.pdf

VA Health Care System - ENROLL : www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply

Welcome Home Vets of NJ: www.welcomehomevetsofnj.org

Veteran Education/Employment Resources

American Heroes at Work: www.dol.gov/vets/ahaw

Best Jobs for Veterans Guide: https://zety.com/blog/career-advice

Employment Rights of Veterans with Service-Related Disabilities Under the ADA: https://pasternaklaw.com/publications/employment-rights-of-veterans-with-service-related-disabilities-under-the-ada/

Hire Heroes USA: http://hireheroesusa.org

How to Make a Military to Civilian Resume: http://veteransfarm.com

Return 2 Work: www.return2work.org

Thanks USA (Scholarships): www.thanksusa.org

Veterans Farm: http://veteransfarm.com

Veteran Medical/Alt. Therapy Resources

Academy Women (Women Veteran Program): www.academywomen.org

Battle Buddy Foundation: www.tbbf.org

Battle in Distress (Mental Health): http://battleindistress.org

Eagala Military Standard - Serving those who serve with the Global Standard in Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Personal Development: https://www.eagala.org/military

Give an Hour (FREE Counseling/Therapy): https://giveanhour.org

Grace After Fire (Women Veteran Program): www.graceafterfire.org

Group therapy and peer support: https://maketheconnection.net/stories/715

Hero Dogs: www.hero-dogs.org

Hope for Warriors: www.hopeforthewarriors.org

Mesothelioma & Veterans: www.asbestos.com/veterans/

Military Veteran Project (Mental Health): www.militaryveteranproject.org

Operation Enduring Warrior (Mental Health): http://enduringwarrior.org

Operation First Response: www.operationfirstresponse.org

Operation Warrior Wishes: http://warriorwishes.org

Pets for Vets: www.petsforvets.com

Problems with alcohol or drugs: https://maketheconnection.net/symptoms/alcohol-drug-problems

Soldiers Angels: https://soldiersangels.org/veteran-support.html

Suicide: https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/suicide

Take the Reins for Veterans at ManeStream Equine – Oldwick, NJ: www.manestreamnj.org/take-the-reins

Vet Assist Program - 1-877-743-4836: www.veteranshomecare.com

Vet Tix (Tickets to Events): www.vettix.org

Voices of Valor: www.voicesofvalor.org

Warrior Point (Peer Mental Health Support): www.warriorpointe.org

Post 9-11 Veteran Resources

Fallen Patriot Fund: www.fallenpatriotfund.org

Freedom Alliance: https://freedomalliance.org

HomeFront Hearts: www.homefronthearts.org

IAVA (Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America): https://iava.org

K9 for Warriors: www.k9sforwarriors.org

Operation We are Here (Resource List): www.operationwearehere.com

Project EverGreen – Snow Care/Green Care for Troops: http://projectevergreen.org/greencare-and-snowcare-for-troops

Puppies Behind Bars: www.puppiesbehindbars.com/home

Soldiers Project: www.thesoldiersproject.org

USA Cares: www.usacares.org

Wounded Warrior Project: www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Other Resources for Veterans

5 Tips for Transitioning From Military Service to the Civilian Workforce: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/military/5-tips-military-transition-to-workforce/
From Purdue University Global

Hope For Veterans: www.communityhope-nj.org/org.about.php
(973) 463-9600
959 Route 46 East, Suite 402, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Hunterdon County Office on Veteran Services: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/aging/VeteransServices.html

   (908) 788-1361
   4 Gauntt Pl. PO Box 2900 Flemington, NJ 08822

Hunterdon Helpline: www.helplinehc.org
(800) 272- 4630

The LINK:www.ridethelink.com
(800) 842-0531

Mesothelioma Veterans Center: www.mesotheliomaveterans.org
(877) 404-9992

NJ Department of Military and Veteran Affairs: www.nj.gov/military
(908) 537-0831

Somerset/Hunterdon One Stop Career Center: www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/human-services/greater-raritan-one-stop-career-centers
(908) 575-3230
75 Veterans Memorial Dr. East Somerville, NJ 08876

VA New Jersey Healthcare System - Lyons: www.newjersey.va.gov/locations/lyons_campus.asp
(908) 647-0180
151 Knollcroft Rd. Lyons, NJ 07939

Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit: www.veteranaid.org

Veterans Crisis Line: www.veteranscrisisline.net
(800) 273- 8255 PRESS 1

Veteran's Guide for Academic Aid and Programs: https://collegestats.org/resources/veterans-college-guide

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EVENTS & NEWS:

VETERANS ORGANIZATION LEADERS ROUNDTABLE BREAKFAST MEETING

The County held a Veterans’ Organization Leaders meeting to introduce our new CVSO, Rich Booth, and to share ideas in a ‘roundtable’ format with them. The Roundtable Breakfast was held on the 45th Anniversary of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, 2019.

Freeholder Director Suzanne Lagay and Deputy Director Lanza were also there to meet and greet with our Veterans.

     

 

Grandparent Series

Purple Heart Vets
Will Get Disability Claims
Moved Quicker

WASHINGTON — Veterans who earned a Purple Heartduring their military service will now have their veterans disability claims moved ahead of other requests, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie announced on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

“Those who hold the Purple Heart, the recognition of wounds taken in battle, will now receive priority consideration when it comes to claims," he told members of the House Appropriations Committee. The new policy will go into effect on April 1.

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2019 Employing US Vets Converence


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HOW TO CONTACT US

DIVISION OF SENIOR, DISABILITY & VETERAN SERVICES
RICHARD BOOTH, VETERANS SERVICES OFFICER
4 Gaunt Place
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
(908) 788-1361

HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

For assistance at other times, when County Offices are closed, please contact:

HUNTERDON HELPLINE (Hablamos Español)
1-800-272-4630 (VOICE/TDD)
http://www.helplinehc.org

Facebook   FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT: www.facebook.com/HunterdonCountyVeteransServices

 

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