MASSACHUSETTS

Housing Benefits

  • Public Assistance
  • Shelter & Transitional Housing
  • Property Tax Excemption

Financial Assistance Benefits

  • Tax Exemptions
  • Annuities
  • Bonuses
  • Home for the Brave (Home Loan)

Employment Benefits

  • Upward Bound Program
  • Operation Recognition
  • Civil Service and Veterans' Preference

Massachusetts Recently-Returned Combat Veterans

  • Welcome Home Bonus
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Your Local Veteran’s Agent
  • Yoga for Combat Veterans with PTSD
  • TBI Rehab Providers
  • PTSC & MST Counseling
  • Transitional Counseling & Suicide Prevention

Education Benefits

  • Education Assistance Program
  • Special Commission to Study Higher Education Tuition & Fee Waivers for Veterans
  • Scholarships for Family Members of Veterans
  • Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund
  • Smith MSW Scholarship
  • Tuition and Fee Waivers
  • Veteran Representatives on Campus

Other State Benefits

  • Motor Vehicles Benefits
  • National Guard and Reserve
  • State Benefits for Dependents of a Veteran
  • Mission Direct Vet (Jail diversion)
  • Burial Benefits

 

Department of Veterans’ Services

600 Washington St., Suite 1100

Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617-210-5480

http://www.mass.gov/veterans

 

Secretary: Coleman Nee

Phone: 617-210-5765

Email: coleman.nee@state.ma.us

TAA: Wilfredo Melendez

Phone: 508-233-7715

Email: wilfredo.melendez2.mil@mail.mil



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