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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.

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SERVICES PROVIDED:
  • Information – available for Veteran specific resources (local, state, & national)

  • Referrals – made as necessary to the appropriate agencies or resources for Veteran specific services

  • Case Management – routine follow-up on referrals to ensure an effective and timely service delivery for each Veteran’s needs

  • Community Outreach– bringing issues that directly impact Veterans to community members in an effort to change or assist in resolving those issues     

  • Discounts for Veterans - The Hunterdon County Clerk’s office, Hunterdon County Division of Veterans Services and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce and local businesses have teamed up to thank our Veterans for their service by offering discounts at participating local businesses.

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RESOURCES:

Veteran Resources

Enroll in the VA Health Care System: www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply

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

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

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

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

Apply for a Hunterdon County Veterans Recognition Medal: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/Veterans/VeteransMedalApplication.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

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)

Welcome Home Vets of NJ: www.welcomehomevetsofnj.org

National Veterans Foundation: https://nvf.org

Operation HomeFront: www.operationhomefront.org

Veteran Education/Employment Resources

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

Return 2 Work: www.return2work.org

Thanks USA (Scholarships): www.thanksusa.org

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

Hire Heroes USA: http://hireheroesusa.org

Hire America’s Heroes: http://hireamericasheroes.org

Veterans Farm: http://veteransfarm.com

Best Jobs for Veterans Guide: http://veteransfarm.com

Veteran Medical/Alt. Therapy Resources

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

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

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

Operation First Response: www.operationfirstresponse.org

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

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

Hope for Warriors: www.hopeforthewarriors.org

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

Pets for Vets: www.petsforvets.com

Voices of Valor: www.voicesofvalor.org

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

Operation Warrior Wishes: http://warriorwishes.org

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

Hero Dogs: www.hero-dogs.org

The Battle Buddy Foundation: www.tbbf.org

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

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

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

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

Post 9-11 Veteran Resources

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

HomeFront Hearts: www.homefronthearts.org

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

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

Wounded Warrior Project: www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Soldiers Project: www.thesoldiersproject.org

Fallen Patriot Fund: www.fallenpatriotfund.org

Freedom Alliance: https://freedomalliance.org

USA Cares: www.usacares.org

K9 for Warriors: www.k9sforwarriors.org

Puppies Behind Bars: www.puppiesbehindbars.com/home

 

Other Resources for Veterans

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

  • Employment Services
  • Temporary financial assistance
  • Housing Searches and assistance with landlord disputes

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

  • Information & Referral to agencies throughout the county and state
  • Case Management / Follow-Up on referrals
  • Community Outreach and Awareness

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

  • Support for Seniors, Children, Youth, Families, & Individuals with Disabilities
  • Physical & Mental Health Resources
  • Suicide Prevention
  • LINK After hours
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Basic Human Needs Resources

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

  • LINK Transportation Services (accessible buses & reduced fares for eligible riders)
  • Medical trips out of Hunterdon County

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

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

  • Assistance in filing claims through the VA
  • Answer questions about VA Entitlements
  • Ensure each Veteran receives all VA Benefits they deserve

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

  • Free Career Workshops to enhance skills, practice interviews, and create resumes
  • Career match up with skills to local jobs

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

  • Information on VA Healthcare, Myhealthevet, and prescription coverage
  • Primary care physicians and specialists on campus

Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit: www.veteranaid.org

  • Learn About How Much You Are Eligible For & How to Apply
  • Get Reviews, Costs, & Availability For Eligible Care Communities Near You.
  • Our Service is 100% Free To Veterans & Their Families

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

  • Confidential help for Veterans and their families
  • Available 24/7 for assistance

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

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EVENTS:

 

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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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