New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

"I am a "


The “Orsini” American Flag

This Flag is displayed at The Homefront Café in Altamont, NY. Created by WWII POW, Millard Orsini, while he was in captivity. He made it with different materials he gathered. If this Flag was discovered by his captors, he would have faced certain death.

Women Veteran Farmers Conference

Jordanna Mallach, of NYS DVA, addresses the Women Veteran Farmers conference on March 4th, at Stone Barns in Westchester County (Photo provided courtesy of the Farmer Veteran Coalition).

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans

March 29, 2016 Albany Stratton Medical Center hosted the 4th annual "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans" event. NYS DVA Director Eric Hesse (center) was grateful to be a guest speaker.(Photo courtesy of Gene Loparco)

FreshConnect at Capital for a Day

On July 9th, As part of Capital for A Day, DVA staff participate in Rochester Public Market to promote FreshConnect program.

Women Veterans' Day

June 12, 2015 New York State recognized and honored the sacrifices made by Women Veterans, with special guest speaker, Joan Furey (centered), a Vietnam Veteran and advocate for Women Veterans.

Honoring the Fallen Flags will be flown in memory of:

Free Language Assistance Services


Español (Spanish)

Llámenos al 1 (888) 838-7697 si necesita ayuda gratis en su idioma.

Acceso a los Servicios en su Idioma: Formulario de Reclamo

Italiano (Italian)

Chiamare il 1 (888) 838-7697 per assistenza linguistica gratuita.

Accesso ai servizi nella propria lingua: modulo di reclamo

Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)

Tanpri rele nou nan 1 (888) 838-7697 pou jwenn sèvis èd gratis nan lang.

Aksè nan Sèvis nan Lang Ou: Fòm pou Fè Plent

Pу́сский (Russian)

Чтобы получить бесплатные переводческие услуги, позвоните, пожалуйста, по следующему номеру: 1 (888) 838-7697

Доступ к службам на родном языке – бланк жалобы

中文 (Chinese)

請給我們打電話,號碼 1 (888) 838-7697 要求免費的語言協助服務。


한국어 (Korean)

전화 1 (888) 838-7697 로 무료 언어 지원 서비스를 요청하십시오.

귀하 언어로 서비스 이용: 불만 신고 양식

Schedule an Appointment with a Veterans Benefits Advisor



Contact a Veterans Benefits Advisor

Find a Veterans Benefits Advisor Near You!