The mission of the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) is to be the chief advocate for the nearly half-million veterans of the Commonwealth and their families. DVS establishes policy, proposes legislation, ensures that adequate funding for veterans’ programs is included in the Governor’s budget, and represents the interests of veterans in matters coming before the General Court. In addition, DVS represents all state agencies and individual veterans before the federal Department of Veterans Affairs in securing federal compensation and other benefits that might be available.
24 Hour Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255
The Women Veterans' Network of the Department of Veterans' Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was established in 1997 with the vision of being the central resource for women veterans in Massachusetts. It has a database of 15,000 women veterans who receive a biannual newsletter with information on benefits, programs, and events for women veterans. To receive the newsletter, please use the contact below.
Provide women veterans with information on federal, state and local benefits.
Expand awareness of the needs of women veterans and identify available health and human resources to meet those needs.
The Women Veterans' Network primarily serves women living in Massachusetts, but welcomes questions and feedback from women everywhere. The Network's coordinator is a member of the National Association of State Women Veterans' Coordinators (NASWVC). The NASWVC compiles a listing of state women veterans' coordinators across the country. If you are from another state, you can contact your state's coordinator to learn about veterans' programs and benefits in your state.
MASSACHUSETTS VETERANS NURSING HOMES
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Veterans' Services
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Women Veterans' Network
600 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
American Legion Department of Massachusetts
JFK State House
Boston, MA 02133
American Legion Department of Massachusetts Service Officer
JFK Federal Building
Boston, MA 02203