Bronx & DVS Veterans Access to Services

The Office of the Bronx Borough President and the New York City Department of Veterans Services have a partnership to improve access to resources for veterans and their families across the Bronx. With this new partnership, veterans and their families can now meet with Department of Veterans Services Outreach Specialists in their home borough.

Office hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 10am-2pm. Appointments are encouraged.

Call an Outreach Specialist to schedule an appointment at 212-416-5250 or visit www.nyc.gov/vets.

The Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse, Room 209


Per Scholas Offers Free IT Courses

Per Scholas offers free IT courses: IT Support, Software Testing, Web Development, Cyber-Security

Explore the trainings and discover courses that can help you launch a career in tech.

The basic requirements: • Ages 18 and older • High school diploma or GED • Interest in pursuing a career in IT • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.

Women and U.S. veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Connected Warriors offers Yoga for Veterans

Connected Warriors, Inc. brings Yoga to the Bronx Vet Center for servicemembers, veterans, and their families Saturdays at 2pm.

CWI yoga instructors are trained in trauma-conscious teaching methods.

Improve resiliency

Increase range of motion

Manage stress

Lower blood pressure

Relieve chronic pain

Increase patience

Improve sleep

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Project9line Music Program

Have you ever wanted to play guitar or drums? Come learn how to play with Project9line.  They have many classes to choose from.
Beginner guitar class on Tuesdays at 5:45pm.
Advanced class at 6:45pm.
Bass lessons are available on Tuesdays at 6pm.
Drum lessons and songwriting will also be offered.
Programs are free to all veterans and active military.
Email info@project9line.org or call 631-841-1141 for more information.

Military Family Clinic - Free ADHD Treatment

Are you struggling with academic achievement?

Constantly having trouble with work performance?

Trouble passing your classes?

Not making good use of your GI Bill benefits because you can’t succeed in school?

Maybe it’s ADHD!

 

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RideConnect Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for the RideConnect program. It’s a non-profit program of Family Services of Westchester. It provides free information, referral and volunteer transportation services to older adults.

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Military Family Clinic Survivor & Bereavement Services

Have you lost a loved one due to their service in the military? The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic can offer support, for you, or anyone in your family that may be coping with this loss. Services are free of cost. Call the Military Family Clinic today at 855-698-4677.  Veterans (and/or their family members) have access to a number of types of free and confidential therapies to work through the loss of their loved one and the issues associated with it.   

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NYU Veterans and Military Resource Center needs Assistant Director

The position involves direct administration of day-to-day program activities of the NYU Veterans and Military Resource Center. In partnership with other Schools and departments, develop veteran-specific programming. Identify internal and external faculty to conduct workshops. Monitor and evaluate program success and sustainability. Evaluate outcomes to improve future programs and needs. Evaluate proposals for and develop programs and collaborations based on the mission of the Center and make recommendations for new strategic initiatives. 

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Free New Jersey Beach Access

Active military members with ID and their families receive free beach access to these New Jersey beaches: Asbury Park (and disabled veterans), Avalon, Bay Head, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Brick, Cape May, Harvey Cedars, Long Branch, Manasquan, Mantoloking, Long Beach Township, Ocean City, Point Pleasant Beach, Sea Bright, Sea Girt (and reservists), Sea Isle City, Seaside Heights, Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Spring Lake, Stone Harbor, and Toms River.

Veterans with ID also receive free beach access to these New Jersey beaches: Avalon, Bradley Beach, Brick (July 4th only), Cape May, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Township, Ocean City, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights, Sea Isle City, Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Stone Harbor, and Toms River.

These beaches offer free access to everyone: Atlantic City, North Wildwood, Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest.


HEROES Housing Placement

HEROES = Housing, Employment & Recovery Opportunities for Empowering Self Efficiency

HEROES has available housing placement for homeless women Veterans with a history of substance use and/or mental illness. There are currently a few openings left. For referral and inquiries contact Denise Jones at 347-993-5519 on weekdays and Saturday any time. 

 


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