Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services

Contact Information:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Veterans’ Services
600 Washington Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617-210-5480

Secretary: Francisco Ureña        

To find your nearest Veterans Service Office, click here


Included below are benefits and services available in Massachusetts. To learn more about a specific benefit, simply click on the provided link, or contact your local Veterans Service Office at the listed phone number or address. 


Benefits and Services
Bonuses and Annuities
Family Benefits
State Benefits for Dependents of a Veteran
Pension Program
Federal Benefits for Dependents of a Veteran
Other Resources for Veterans’ Dependents
Red Cross services for military members and families
Federal Benefits and Services
Financial Education Resources
Financial and Medical Assistance
Mission Direct Vet
Guard and Reserve
Tax and Motor Vehicles
Property Tax
Relief from State and Federal Income Tax
Motor Vehicle Tax
License Plates
Motor Vehicle Registration Exemption
Registration Exemption for Disabled Ex-POWs
Veterans’ Bill of Rights
Service Organizations for All Veterans
Proposed CMR108 Regulations


Employment and Training
Homeless Vet Training and Jobs
Job Protection
Civil Service
Vocational Rehabilitation
Business Owners

Education Benefits
Financial Assistance
Tuition Waivers
Tuition and Fee Waivers for Guard Members
National Scholarships for Veterans
Post-9/11 GI Bill
Montgomery GI Bill
Smith College School for Social Work Scholarship for Military Personnel
Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund
Post-9/11 GI Bill
Post-9/11 GI Bill
Applying for the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Post-9/11 GI Bill Lessons Learned
For Family
Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program
Scholarships for Family Members of Veterans
Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund
Free SAT and ACT Test Prep Software for Military Servicemembers and Their Families
State Universities and Colleges
Veterans’ Representatives at State Schools
Massachusetts State Colleges and Universities
Veterans Affairs Office at UMass Amherst
Aviation Science at Bridgewater State University
Vet Upward Bound
Suffolk University Veterans Upward Bound Program
UMass Boston Veterans Upward Bound Program


Home Loans
VA Home Loan Program
Home for the Brave Home Loan Program
Military Forbearance Options
Transitional Housing
Shelter and Transitional Housing
Women Veterans’ Housing Programs
Permanent Housing
DVS-Supported Permanent Housing
Local Housing Authorities: Chapter 200 State-Funded Public Housing
Subsidy and Tax
Property Tax Exemption
Subsidized Housing for Homeless
Soldiers’ Homes
Chelsea Soldiers’ Home
Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

Health Care

Health and Well-Being
Health Care for Veterans
Traumatic Brain Injury
Support Groups and Research Studies
PTSD and MST (Military Sexual Trauma)
Counseling and Suicide Prevention
Women Veterans
Women’s Network
Honoring Women Veterans
Get Involved
Conference for Women Veterans
Cemeteries and Honors
State Cemeteries
Military Records
Vietnam Memorial
About Veterans’ Services

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