Ulster County Veterans Affairs Department

Find Ulster County New York veterans affairs departments, or service organizations. Veterans affairs departments like the VA (Veterans Affairs), VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), Amvets, and vet centers provide information and help with benefits, charities, insurance, disability, medical care, education, programs and compensation for veterans of the US Armed Forces.


Veterans of Foreign Wars 708 East Chester Street Kingston NY 12401 845-338-2676


Veterans of Foreign Wars 101 New York 208 New Paltz NY 12561 845-633-8494

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Ulster County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, New York State, and local Ulster County, NY level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Ulster County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Ulster County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Ulster County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Ulster County VFW and AMVETS posts
Ulster County VA Benefits

Ulster County VA Depts provides a number of services for America's veterans, including a range of veterans' benefits, medical care, and burial services. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides education and vocational benefits such as the Montgomery GI Bill, pension services, and life insurance. It also issues disability compensation to veterans in Ulster County, New York who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Ulster County home loan programs, and offers life insurance to service members, veterans and their dependents who are unable to get insurance from private companies.

Veterans Health Administration in Ulster County, New York

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through Ulster County VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care units. The VHA also provides assistance to homeless veterans and care for veterans with disabilities in Ulster County. Burial services for veterans are offered through the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which maintains national cemeteries for the burial of veterans and their family members.

VA Vet Centers

At the local Ulster County level, the VA runs Vet Centers that provide a range of services to veterans, including employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance gaining access to VA benefits. These services are available to Ulster County veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Ulster County VFW & AMVET Posts

In addition to the VA, a number of private organizations provide Veteran Services in Ulster County. The Ulster County Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) provides assistance with accessing VA services, offers grants to support veterans, and advocates for policies that help veterans. Ulster County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, is an organization that advocates for veterans and provides services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.