Veterans Services

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Due to the recent concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19)  the Chicopee Department of Veterans Services will be open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY from Monday, June 8th until further notice. If you need to drop off paperwork for our office please leave it in the box in the front hallway of our office  (36 Center Street, Chicopee, MA). You can contact our office at (413) 594-3470 to set-up an appointment or inquire about any questions or concerns you may have. 

Please take a look at our COVID-19 Resources and Information tab located on the left of our page for more available services. We thank you for understanding and will keep you updated of changes throughout the next few weeks. 

The Chicopee Veterans Services Office establishes appropriate veterans memorials, provides burial allowances for eligible veterans and is responsible for the marking, flag placement and identification of all veterans graves in this city.

The City of Chicopee, through Chicopee Veterans Services hosts the annual Memorial Day Parade as well as coordinating and assisting in any veterans ceremonies.

Mission


The mission of the Chicopee Veterans Services Office is to provide eligible veterans and their families, who are residents of Chicopee, with financial and medical assistance in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 115 and CMR 108.

Additionally, we provide referrals and assistance with housing, alternate sources of income, such as Social Security and the VA, employment opportunities, fuel assistance programs, area food banks, shelters, and employment services. We are committed to ensuring that the veterans and their families receive the assistance that they are eligible for and to encourage them to seek permanent, life-long solutions to their needs.

"Providing our veteran audience with information, education and resources."

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We've got some great events coming up, so make sure to make your calendar and save the date!



Please see the calendar above, or the flyers in the slideshow below for further details.

Department of Veterans’ Services Website Exclusion Policy

The Department of Veteran’s Services has complete and final discretion over what is posted on our Veterans’ Webpage and is limited to not-for-profit entities that are working with Veterans Services to serve the needs of and providing assistance for Chicopee’s veteran community. These announcements are provided for the benefit of members of the Military, Veterans, and their Families. It is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of Veterans' Services.