Summary of NYC Veteran Advisory Board key activities for 2018 and policy recommendations for the Mayor and New York City Council impacting veterans in NYC. Includes copies of the minutes of advisory board meetings held during 2018.
New York City's Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) - formerly the Mayor's Office of Veteran Affairs (MOVA) - was officially established in 2016 by Local Law 113. DVS strives to improve the lives of all veterans and their families, regardless of discharge. This Semi-Annual Report report highlights the Departmental Mission, including how DVS plans to on connecting with the NYC Veterans Community, a description of DVS' 3 Lines of Action, the accomplishments to-date, as well as a look into the future.
The Department of Veterans' Services Resource Guide is a pamphlet that contains City, State, and Federal veteran benefits. The resource guide gives a brief explanation of each benefit and the appropriate contact to access the benefit.
The DVS brochure gives the history, purpose, and mission of the Department of Veterans' Services as well as a brief explanation on our 3 Lines of Action (Whole Health & Community Resilience, Housing and Support Services, and City Employment, Education, Entrepreneurship, Events & Engagement). The brochure also contains the contact and location information for all 4 satellite offices in NYC.