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DIVISION UPDATES

Adhering to current COVID-19 executive orders, the Office of Veterans Services continues to be available for assistance.

  • The staff is working remotely but all questions can be directed by email to: veterans@co.somerset.nj.us
  • The office line 908-704-6329 will be monitored daily for voice messages
  • For Veterans presenting with ONLY if you have symptoms of COVID-19, free testing is available. Click here for the VA NJ Health Care System website for up-to-date information --> VA NJ Health Care
  • For most updated info direct from the VA, visit their website --> https://www.newjersey.va.gov/
  • VA phone, call 1-800-827-1000
  • Online Gateway to Veteran Benefit information --> VA/DoD Benefits

For veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program at Soldier On continues to be operational via phone. Veterans needing enrollment into the program and services can call their 24/7 hotline at 866-406-8449.


Peter Niemiec, Director

Phone:            908-704-6329
Fax:
908-575-3910
Mail:
27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876
Email:
veterans@co.somerset.nj.us

 

  • Provides counsel, information, and referral to county veterans of military service and their families.
  • Assists with the application process for benefits from the Veterans Administration and other federal and state agencies.
  • Orchestrates the issuance of internment memorial markers and grave flags.
  • Maintains a close liaisonship with county veterans' organizations.
  • Provides assistance for memorial and patriotic ceremonies.

Visit the Wall of Honor to see the Somerset County residents who are currently serving in the U.S. military.

Read our most recent Somerset County Veterans Services Update - a summary of the many programs and services provided through this office.

Current Resources accessible to Veterans:

Veterans Benefits Administration, Pension & Fiduciary Service - Enhanced Pension Benefits

Published on Nov 28, 2012