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Veteran Homestead Hospice, Gardner

Corporate Office:
69 High Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 (978) 353-0234
Support services and housing, Fitchburg


Veterans and Their Families

You may be eligible for Veterans’ Services if you are a veteran or a dependent of a veteran who served during wartime, you have few resources and little income, and you need financial help.

 

VA’s Veterans Suicide Prevention Line:
1-800-273-8255

Dept. of Veterans Services for the City of Worcester
City Hall
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-1041
Services: Helps Worcester veterans with immediate financial and medical needs. It also refers veterans to other organizations that can deal with long-term needs, such as cash assistance and housing.

US Veterans Administration Boston Health Care System
605 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605

(508) 865-0104
Services: primary and preventative health care for returning veterans

US Veterans Administration Boston Health Care System
691 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 753-7902
Services: readjustment counseling and mental health services.

American Red Cross
2000 Century Drive, Worcester, MA 01606

(508) 595-3700
Services: For active duty members- offer coping with deployment counseling sessions. Emergency communications during family crisis and health and safety career training opportunities. Limited scholarships available.

Veteran Homestead Hospice, Gardner
69 High Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 353-0234
Support services and housing, Fitchburg

Veterans Inc.
69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605

800-482-2565
Services: Operates a dry emergency shelter and many other supportive services for veterans including nutritional aid, counseling, referrals, relapse prevention groups, work therapy, medical help, education, and legal aid.


American Red Cross

2000 Century Drive, Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 595-3700

Veterans and Their Families

Services:
Services available for  active duty members. THis program offers coping with deployment counseling sessions.

Emergency communications during family crisis and health and safety career training opportunities. Limited scholarships available. Also helps veterans come in contact with resources that may be useful to them.

 

 

 


Dept. of Veterans Services for the City of Worcester

City Hall
455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-1041

Veterans and Their Families

Services:
Helps Worcester veterans with immediate financial and medical needs. It also refers veterans to other organizations that can deal with long-term needs, such as cash assistance and housing. Services provided: ordinary and fuel allowances for everyday living expenses such as food, rent, electric, etc. Dept. of Veterans Services for the City of Worcester also provides provide all encompassing medical coverage such as prescriptions, hospitals, doctors, dentist, eyeglasses and payment of existing hospital insurance and  additional referrals to other sources of possible income such as the United States.


Veterans’ Services

455 Main Street
 Room 108
 Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 799-1041.

Contact:
Karen Greenwood
(508) 799-1041.

Office Hours:
8:30 am–5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday.

Shelter

Services:
Veterans’ Services provides cash assistance to pay for basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, housing supplies, and medical care. The amount you get depends on your personal situation and needs.

In order to apply for these services you must meet with the Veterans’ Service officer at City Hall.

For additional information, visit their website Veterans’ Services (http://www.worcesterma.gov/ocm/veterans-services )


Veterans Inc.

69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: (800)482-2565

Food Pantry:

Services:

Food distribution on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 10:00 am–2:00 pm. Veteran Identification is required.

 

Veterans Inc. 

Office hours:
open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Services:
The Veterans Inc. is the largest provider of services to veterans and their families in New England. They are work hard to assist veterans using a clinical case management approach which allows them to assist veterans in job training and employment, health and wellness and legal advice. They also run a homeless shelter. You must be veteran to apply.

Log onto their website for resources like the Resident Application (Hyperlink:  http://www.veteransinc.org/contact-us/)

Get a Google map for this location (Hyperlink: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=69+Grove+Street,+Worcester,+MA&hl=en&sll=42.036922,-71.683501&sspn=3.49224,4.938354&oq=69+Grove+Street+worc&hnear=69+Grove+St,+Worcester,+Massachusetts+01605&t=m&z=17)

Veterans and Their Families

Services:
Operates a dry emergency shelter and many other supportive services for veterans including nutritional aid, counseling, referrals, relapse prevention groups, work therapy, medical help, education, and legal aid. Other services available such as family support.

 

 


US Veterans Administration Boston Health Care System

Locations:

605 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 865-0104

 

691 Grafton Street, Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 753-7902

 

 

 

 

Veterans and Their Families

Services:
Primary and preventative health care for returning veterans. Services available include optometry,cardiology, mental health services, neurology, podiatry, dermatology, rheumatology, geriatrics, laboratory test, physical therapy, radiology, rehabilitation medicine  nutrition counseling, preventive services such as annual flu and pneumonia shots, electrocardiograms (EKGs) preventative health and access to a pharmacy. Services in the Grafton st. location include but are not limited to readjustment counseling and mental health services

Eligibility:
Veterans


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