Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance.

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Bronx Borough Hall in Bronx, NY

    Notice of Property Value Sessions - Bronx

    Every January, the Department of Finance mails each property owner in New York City a Notice of Property Value (NOPV). NOPVs give you information about your property, including its assessed value, market value, exemptions, and property description. It is not a tax bill and does not require a payment.  

    During a Notice of Property Value Session, receive one-on-one assistance regarding your property taxes with the New York City Department of Finance and the Tax Commission on February 25, 5-7pm. Understand your NOPV. Inquire about your market and assessed values. Change your property’s description. Save money on your property taxes by applying for exemptions.

    March 15 is the deadline to apply for exemptions. The City of New York offers tax exemptions and abatements for seniors, veterans, clergy members, people with disabilities, and other homeowners. These benefits can lower your property tax bill.

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    American Legion Post 213 in Brooklyn, NY

    Free Legal Assistance for Veterans

    The NYLAG Veterans Practice provides free legal services to New York City veterans who cannot afford to hire a private attorney. They are committed to helping clients secure the compensation and benefits they earned through their dedicated service to our country.

    Call to schedule an appointment. 

    - Veterans Benefits: Service Connected Disability Compensation, Non-Service Connected Pension, Survivor Benefits, Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU), Discharge Upgrades
    - Housing: Eviction Prevention, Landlord Disputes, Unsafe or Hazardous Housing Conditions
    - Public Benefits: Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security Disability (SSDI), Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), SNAP (Food Stamps)
    - Advance Planning: Last Wills and Testaments, Medical Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney
    - Consumer Protection: Debt Matters, Bankruptcy, Mortgage and Foreclosure Issues
    - Financial Counseling: Managing Debt or Dealing with Debt Collection, Improving Credit Scores, Student Loan Debt, Identity Theft, Financial Budgeting

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM

    A Conversation About the Health Needs of Minority Veterans

    New York State Health Foundation hosts A Conversation About the Health Needs of Minority Veterans on February 26, 12-1:30pm. 

    Attend a discussion with Kayla Williams, Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security, to explore these issues and discuss findings and recommendations from an NYSHealth-funded needs assessment on the health needs of minority veterans in New York State. 

    RSVP here by February 21.

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:45 PM
    Berkeley College in New York, NY

    Berkeley College OMVA ReCLAYming You

    Berkeley College Office of Military & Veterans Affairs and Student Veterans of America present ReCLAYming You on February 26, 12:45pm. Join for a relaxing, fun experience for mental wellness among veterans. Through creative exploration with clay, they aim to provide veterans with a safe outlet to foster re-connection and growth.

    Materials will be provided. Call or email to RSVP.

    claymorevets.org

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 04:30 PM

    Intrepid After Hours: The Sweeter Side of Service

    Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds and get a close look at the Museum’s collection. Then join peers in conversation and a creative exercise. The event concludes with a catered dinner. Free for military service members and veterans with advance registration. These programs are closed to civilians, including family members.

    The next After Hours event takes place February 26, 4:30-8pm.

    Explore the special exhibit Navy Cakes: A Slice of History and celebrate with fellow veterans and Milk Bar. Hear and share stories about the significance of cake in the military, then work together to make Milk Bar's famous cake truffles. Eat some right away and take some home!

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Staten Island Borough Hall in Staten Island, NY

    Notice of Property Value Sessions - Staten Island

    Every January, the Department of Finance mails each property owner in New York City a Notice of Property Value (NOPV). NOPVs give you information about your property, including its assessed value, market value, exemptions, and property description. It is not a tax bill and does not require a payment.  

    During a Notice of Property Value Session, receive one-on-one assistance regarding your property taxes with the New York City Department of Finance and the Tax Commission on February 26, 5-7pm. Understand your NOPV. Inquire about your market and assessed values. Change your property’s description. Save money on your property taxes by applying for exemptions.

    March 15 is the deadline to apply for exemptions. The City of New York offers tax exemptions and abatements for seniors, veterans, clergy members, people with disabilities, and other homeowners. These benefits can lower your property tax bill.

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    The Open Center in New York, NY

    Operation Warrior Shield - Safe Landing Zone for Our Heroes

    Operation Warrior Shield invites veterans, first responders, veterans service organizations to Creating a Safe Landing Zone for Our Heroes on February 26, 6-9pm. 

    Join NYC Department of Veterans' Services Commissioner James Hendon, Brigadier General Loree Sutton, NYPD Health & Wellness, and the David Lynch Foundation in learning how to build resilience, eliminate toxic stress, and return to a more normal way of life. Free event. Enjoy entertainment and refreshments.

    RSVP by email no later than February 20.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    VA Home Loan Workshop

    Join VetsEDU for a free VA Home Loan Workshop via Facebook Live on February 27, 12pm (EST).

    Topics to be covered:

    • What is a VA Loan?
    • The process of becoming a homeowner
    • Your credit score impact
    • Refinancing options
    • Rehab & construction loans
    • Building wealth with Real Estate
    • Keeping you safe from predatory lending & Realtors

    Join the conference call with the Meeting ID: vetsedu  Code: 996593#

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 01:00 PM
    Citi Habitats Agent Studio in New York, NY

    Citi Habitats Veterans Reception

    Citi Habitats presents a Veterans Reception on February 27, 1-3pm. If you’re interested in a career in Real Estate, Financial Services, becoming an Entrepreneur at Citi Habits, or you just want to network with other veterans and career professionals, attend the event!

    Learn about the benefits of developing an entrepreneurial career at Citi Habitats. You'll hear from professionals within the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other keynote speakers who will discuss the ins and outs of real estate, financial services, and recruitment opportunities for our veterans.

    Refreshments will be served. RSVP by email to attend.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens, NY

    Notice of Property Value Sessions - Queens

    Every January, the Department of Finance mails each property owner in New York City a Notice of Property Value (NOPV). NOPVs give you information about your property, including its assessed value, market value, exemptions, and property description. It is not a tax bill and does not require a payment.  

    During a Notice of Property Value Session, receive one-on-one assistance regarding your property taxes with the New York City Department of Finance and the Tax Commission on February 27, 5-7pm. Understand your NOPV. Inquire about your market and assessed values. Change your property’s description. Save money on your property taxes by applying for exemptions.

    March 15 is the deadline to apply for exemptions. The City of New York offers tax exemptions and abatements for seniors, veterans, clergy members, people with disabilities, and other homeowners. These benefits can lower your property tax bill.

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