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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS TO PARAMUS HOME 

UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

NEED YOUR DISCHARGE PAPERS  (click here)  or MAKE A CORRECTION DD Form 149?

 PRE-DEPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (SEE ABOUT VFW>PRE-DEPLOYMENT TAB on this website) 

 Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND)

Legal Assistance

The 1-855-VA-WOMEN hotline joins numerous other VA hotlines that provide critical information and assistance to veterans, such as those for veterans in crisis and in danger of becoming homeless. 

Mobile App for PTSD  VERY IMPORTANT!!!

Military Mental Health Assessment for Active Duty, Veterans, and their family members

NEW SOFTWARE FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF RETURNING COMBAT VETERANS (FREE!!)
(learn essential skills to manage the challenges you may face in adjusting to post-deployment life)
  
 Returning Service Members Have New House Opportunity (Mortgage-FREE!)
 Homes for Wounded Warriors. Military Warriors Support Foundation is now awarding mortgage-free homes to wounded heroes injured during combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
MiIitary Family Support 
Resource Guide for NJ Military Veterans & Families 
 
VA Gulf War Task Force Report Released Report Redefines How Care and Services Are Provided
 
 Military Service Members  & Veterans Have New House Opportunity from Operation Homefront

 Binding the Wounds of War--there's an App for that!

 ACAP (Army Career and Alumni Program)

E-BENEFITS FROM VA 

TSGLI Hospital Benefit  (Traumatic Injury Protection Program)

 ADA: Know Your Rights Returning Service Members with Disabilities

 The Army "Gold Book" (represents the next phase in the Army's ongoing campaign to counter the stress associated with more than a decade of war)

 REQUEST YOUR SEPARATION PAPERS, MEDICAL RECORDS, MAKE CHANGES, ETC

 

MILITARY RECORD SOURCES (Personnel, Units, Histories, Awards, etc.)

 

 NJ Attorney General "Military Service and Your Rights" FACT SHEET

 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

 Local Veterans Centers       (in NJ)    Find one near you

 Transitional Housing & Support Services for Veterans in Bergen County, NJ

 RCS Combat Call Center (VA Referral Services): 1-877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387)

Active Duty Pre-Separation Guide

 

Military & Family Life Consultant Program (Confidential) 1-609-694-7020 (for returning personnel & their families)

 

Military ONE Care (Military One Source.com new website)
Wounded Warrior Resource Center  1-800-342-9647 
The directory holds over 13,000 resources that have been screened for suitability
and for their commitment to providing resources to Wounded Warriors,
Veterans, their families and caregivers. The resources listed support recovery,
rehabilitation and reintegration.

 

 

Homes Fit For Heroes
Travel Planning and Air Tickets for Wounded Warriors  (Luke's Wings)

 

National Resource Directory 
Veterans My Health E-Vet Website

 

 FCC Publications of interest to us all about Telephones, Wireless, Frauds, etc. 

 

Calling Cards from Various Organizations   

 

 NEED SOMEONE TO PLAY LIVE TAPS for a comrade's funeral in New Jersey?

 

 

 

USPS ZIP CODE FINDER 

 

 WORLD TIME ZONES

 

 

 

VETERANS DIRECTED HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES PROGRAM 

 

is a new program only in as a Pilot Program in Morris County (1-800-564-4656),

 

 Somerset County (1-888-747-1122) and Bergen County (201-336-7400). 

 

 

Veterans Electronic Gateway to Health Benefits
Mental Health Screening and Mental Health America
PTSD
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (with Live Chat Line)

 

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
 Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Hotline: 1-877-640-1209

 

Victim and Witness Assistance Council
Military Health System (for TBI assistance)

VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE FOR NON-SERVICE RELATED INJURIES

FOR THOSE WITH PENSIONS (CLICK HERE)    Smile

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors  

 

VA BENEFITS FACT SHEETS

 

Military Compen$ation
 
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Gulf War Illness
Agent Orange 

 

******* JOBS *******

 

Best Veteran Employers (January 2012)

 

HireVetsFirst (Program on hold by DOL, but click here for other information)

 

"JOBS FOR JERSEY" ("Where talent meeets opportunity")
Vets Success (Jobs, Tools, Tips) 

 

Get Skills to Work

 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring our Heroes

 Norfolk Southern Railroad Hiring Veterans

 

FedsHireVets
Hire Veterans
My Next Move?
Gold Card for Veterans

 

Career Service for those who served

 

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VetBiz.gov
Small Business Administration
Patriot Express Loans (part of SBA)
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TALK TO OTHER VETERANS ON-LINE (VFW Web Com)

 

Veterans Health Council
VFW National Veteran Services
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Post 9/11 G.I. Bill

"Do you need help dealing with the VA bureaucracy?  We can help you connect with a NJ VFW Service Officer or a NJ Veterans Affairs Service Officer with many years of experience to help you process your claim and break through logjams in the system.  You fought for us, now it is our turn to fight for you.  You are not alone and will not be alone in this fight for your rights." (J.J. Kelly,Sr., Cmndr VFW District 2 NJ 2010-2011)

 

 

New Jersey VFW Service Officer: 

 

  • Name: Bernard J. McElwee
  • Title: VFW Department Service Officer
  • Address: 20 Washington Place
  • City: Newark
  • Zip: 07102
  • Phone: 973 297-3226
  • Fax: 973 623-1244
  • Email: bernard.mcelwee@vba.va.gov

 

 Gulf War Records Destruction

 What Happens After I'm Discharged?

 

"NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS"

 

Transition Assistance Program
  
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 "FREEBIE$" AND DI$COUNTS FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

 

IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS, WEBSITES, PHONE NUMBERS, ETC.
 
More Important Phone Numbers:

 

  • VA Benefits, 1-800-827-1000
  • Health Benefits, 1-877-222-8387
  • Education Benefits, 1-888-442-4551
  • Life Insurance, 1-800-669-8477
  • Debt Management, 1-800-827-0648
  • Mammography Hotline, 1-888-492-7844
  • Telecommunication Device For the Deaf (TDD), 1-800-829-4833
  • CHAMPVA, 1-800-733-8387
  • Headstones and Markers, 1-800-697-6947
  • Health Eligibility Center, 1644 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329-2303, 404-235-1257 or 1-800-929-8387
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    VFW Service Officer Brochure 
    New Jersey Veterans Affairs Service Office

     

    Veteran Service Organizations located at the Newark, NJ Regional Office:

    • American Legion (AML) 973.623.6298 or 973.297.3377
    • American Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam (AMVETS) 973.297.3376
    • Catholic War Veterans (CWV) 201.843.9177
    • Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 973.297.3378
    • Jewish War Veterans (JWV) 973.297.3388
    • Military Order Purple Heart (MOPH) 973.297.3389
    • NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NJDMVA) 973.297.3230
    • Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) 973.297.3228
    • United Spinal Association (USA) (Eastern Paralyzed Veterans) 973.297.3387
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 973.297.3226
    • Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) 973.297.3227

     

    VA Benefits Guide (2012)

     

     

    New Jersey Veterans Guide

     

    NEED YOUR DISCHARGE PAPERS  (click here)  or MAKE A CORRECTION DD Form 149? 

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    Bergen County NJ Veteran'sService Medal Application
    Bergen County NJ Veteran's Honorary Service Card Application
    Bergen County NJ Veteran's Services -- 201-336-6325
    Essex County NJ Veteran's Service -- 973-395-8375
    LIST OF VETERAN BENEFITS WEBSITES

     

     

    (RECEIVED FROM INTERNET E-MAIL AND NOT VERIFIED)

     

     

    (SEE OTHER LOCATIONS ON THIS PAGE FOR THE SAME OR SIMILAR LINKS TO ACTIVE WEBSITES)
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     Google for Veterans (recommended by Gary Sinise--"CSI NY")

     

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    VETERAN'S FACILITIES IN NEW JERSEY (see below)

     

     

    VA Facilities in New Jersey
    Veterans Health Administration - VISN 3: Veterans Integrated Service Network
    Station ID Facility Address Phone
    561 East Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System 385 Tremont Avenue   East Orange, NJ 07018 (973) 676-1000  
    561GB Elizabeth CBOC 654 East Jersey Street, Suite 2A   Elizabeth, NJ 07206 908-994-0120  
    561GI Ft. Monmouth Community Clinic Paterson Army Health Clinic, Building 1075, Stephenson Ave   Fort Monmouth, NJ 07703 732-532-4500  
    561GD Hackensack CBOC 385 Prospect Avenue   Hackensack, NJ 07601 (201) 487-1390  
    561BZ James J. Howard Community Clinic (Brick, NJ) 970 Rt. 70   Brick, NJ 08724 732-206-8900  
    561GE Jersey City CBOC 115 Christopher Columbus Drive   Jersey, NJ 07302 201-435-3055/3305  
    0102 Jersey City Vet Center 110A Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 102   Secaucus, NJ 07094 201-223-7787  
    561A4 Lyons Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System 151 Knollcroft Road   Lyons, NJ 07939 (908) 647-0180  
    561GH Morristown CBOC 340 West Hanover Ave   Morristown, NJ 07960 973-539-9791/9794  
    561GF New Brunswick CBOC 317 George Street   New Brunswick, NJ 08901 732-729-0646/9555 732-247-0497  
    561GG Newark CBOC 20 Washington Place   Newark, NJ 07102 973-645-1441  
    0112 Newark Vet Center 2 Broad St. Suite 703   Bloomfield, NJ 07003 (973)-748-0980  
    561GJ Paterson CBOC 275 Getty Avenue, St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center   Paterson, NJ 07503 973-247-1666  
    561GA Trenton CBOC 171 Jersey Street, Bldg. 36   Trenton, NJ 08611-2425 609-989-2355  
    0114 Trenton Vet Center 934 Parkway Ave. Suite 201   Ewing, NJ 08618 (609)-882-5744  
     
    Veterans Health Administration - VISN 4: VA Stars & Stripes Healthcare Network
    Station ID Facility Address Phone
    460GD Cape May VA Outpatient Clinic (460GD) 1 Monroe Avenue   Cape May, NJ 08204 (609) 898-8700  
    642GA Fort Dix, NJ Outpatient Clinic (Burlington County) 8th & Alabama   Ft. Dix, NJ 08640 609-562-2999  
    460HG VA Clinic NJ Veterans Memorial Home (460HG) Northwest Boulevard   Vineland, NJ 08360 (856) 692-1588  
    642GA VA Outpatient Clinic at Marshall Hall (642GA) 8th and Alabama   Ft. Dix, NJ 08640 (609) 562-2999  
    460HE Ventnor VA Health Clinic (460HE) 6601 Ventnor Avenue, Suite 406   Ventnor, NJ 08406 (609) 823-3122  
    0230 Ventnor Vet Center 6601 Ventnor Ave. Suite 105, Ventnor Bldg.   Ventnor, NJ 08406 (609)-487-8387  
    (642GD) Veterans Health Clinic at Gloucester County (642GD) 211 County House Road   Sewell, NJ 08080-2525 856-401-7665  
    460HG Vineland Clinic 1051 West Sherman Avenue   Vineland, NJ 08360 856-692-2881  
     
    Veterans Benefits Administration - Eastern Area Office
    Station ID Facility Address Phone
    309 Newark Regional Office 20 Washington Place   Newark, NJ 07102 1-800-827-1000  
     
    National Cemetery Administration - Philadelphia Memorial Service Network
    Station ID Facility Address Phone
    804 Beverly National Cemetery R.D. #1, Bridgeboro Road   Beverly, NJ 08010 609 880 0827  
    811 Finn's Point National Cemetery R.F.D. No. 3, Box 542, Fort Mott Road   Salem, NJ 08079 (609) 880-0827  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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