Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. Looking for resources or help? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 01:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Harlem Vet Center Vietnam Veterans Virtual Meeting

    The Harlem Vet Center will hold a virtual meeting for Vietnam veterans on Tuesday, June 28, 1-2pm EDT.  The goal of this meeting is to build relationships with fellow veterans, meet professional health counselors, and find comfort and meeting from each participant's military service. 

    Our time in service is not only defined by active duty, but by our life experiences since.  Recent events can make these increasingly difficult and isolating times for all of us.  But like our service, we are never alone.  Camaraderie is the hallmark of our military experience and through each other we find strength.  Join this virtual group to lend strength to and find strength in fellow Vietnam veterans.

    For more information and to register, contact Amy Margratten at [email protected]

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 02:00 PM
    Charlotte's Table Food Pantry in Ronkonkoma, NY

    Suffolk County United Veterans Food Pantry

    Suffolk County United Veterans will hold a Veterans Food Pantry at Charlotte's Table Food Pantry in Ronkonkoma, NY on Tuesday, June 28, 2-7pm.  The pantry is open every Tuesday during these hours.

    The Veterans Food Pantry will be staffed by a Dwyer Veteran Peer Mentor and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Outreach Specialist.  Supportive resources and referrals are available.

    Donations to the food pantry are gladly accepted.  To schedule delivery of a donation, please call 1-631-672-9613.

    Charlotte's Table Food Pantry

    939 Johnson Avenue

    Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

    Pantry door is at the back of the building.

    To learn more about Suffolk County United Veterans, visit their website here.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 02:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    HUD Webinar: Steps to Buying and Keeping Your Home

    The HUD New York Regional Office, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Homeownership Center, and the Office of Housing Counseling will host a Steps to Buying and Keeping Your Home, webinar in celebration of National Homeownership Month on Tuesday, June 28, 2-3pm.

    The program will provide valuable information on HUD Housing Counseling, and HUD FHA resources for homebuyers, homeowners, faith-based and non-profit organizations. This will be a Microsoft Teams event. After registering, an email will be sent out with the link to join the webinar.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 04:30 PM

    Intrepid After Hours: A View from the Deep

    Intrepid Air, Sea & Space Museum will hold a special Intrepid After Hours event, A View from the Deep, on Thursday, June 30, 4:30-8:00pm for current and former service members only.

    Join fellow veterans and service members at the Intrepid Museum to explore the Museum without the crowds. Then join peers for conversation, a behind-the-scenes experience and a catered dinner.  Free for military service members and veterans with advance registration. These programs are closed to civilians, including family members. 

    Join fellow veterans for an exploration of the exhibition "A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War."  Curators Jessica Williams and Alex Wellerstein will share stories from the submarine’s former crew members and shed light on this unique vessel’s history and secret mission. Then, continue the conversation over dinner.

    Register here.

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 05:00 PM
    phone in New York, NY

    Guided iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation Phone Class

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs' War Related Illness and Injury Study Center will host an Integrative Restoration (iRest) Yoga Nidra Meditation Class by phone on Tuesday, June 28, 5pm EDT.

    iRest is an evidence-based, mind-body approach that offers tools to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, improve your interpersonal relationships and empower you to practice self-regulation and self-care to support your health and wellness.  For more information on iRest, click here.

    Meditation can be practiced seated, lying down or standing.  For safety, participants must not drive or operate machinery during class.

    This class is offered every Tuesday at 5pm (Eastern Time) and every Thursday at 8pm (Eastern Time).

     

    To participate on Tuesdays at 5pm:

    Call 1-833-558-0712

    Access code: 433 794 55

     

    To participate on Thursdays at 8pm:

    Call 1-833-558-0712

    Access code: 199 731 6363

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 08:30 AM

    VA Telehealth Education Session

    The James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx will host a Telehealth Education Session at the Medical Center, 8th floor, Room 8A-05 on Wednesday, June 29, 8:30am-12:00pm.

    These education sessions are offered every Wednesday and cover:

    Home Telehealth: Taking care of your chronic conditions (hypertension, diabetes, COPD, and heart failure) from the comfort of your home

    My HealtheVet: Access your medical records online, refill your prescriptions, secure messages with your providers, and view upcoming appointments

    VA Video Connect: Allows veterans and their caregivers to meet with VA health care providers quickly and easily through live video on any computer, tablet, or mobile device with an internet connection

    Tele-Eye Screening (Store and Forward): Quick and easy screening for veterans to help detect the most common eye conditions that cause visual impairment (diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration)

    For questions, comments or concerns, call 1-718-584-9000 ext. 1442

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 01:30 PM
    online in New York, NY

    HAVE Workshop: Work and a Criminal Record

    Hope and Victory Evolves (HAVE) will host an online workshop via Zoom, Work and a Criminal Record, followed by a presentation about the Emergency Rental Assitance Program (ERAP) on Wednesday, June 9, 1:30-4:00pm EDT.

    The purpose of this event is to empower attendees with information beneficial to:
    Increase their awareness and understanding of correlation between housing stability, having a criminal record, and holistic health wellness
    Encourage prevention of incarceration and recidivism
    Be hopeful and engaged in healthy support and services available to accomplish their goals
    Make appropriate referrals
    Help individuals and families improve their overall quality of life

    Presentations:
    "Work and a Criminal Record"
    by Roberta Meyers Douglas, Senior Staff Attorney for Legal Services, of Legal Action Center (LAC).

    "NY State Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)"
    by Carrie Taft, President/CEO & Founder of Hope And Victory Evolves (H.A.V.E.).

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Summer 2022: Flickering, Flashing Fireflies!

    *Registration for this event has closed*

    Blue Star Families will host Flickering, Flashing Fireflies!, a virtual event that is part of the Blue Star Summer 2022 series, on Wednesday, June 29, 3pm EDT.

    Join Blue Star Families and the University of Nebraska State Museum scientists who study insects. These entomologists will guide us in our investigation of fireflies! We'll study these bright little insects' life cycle, take a close look at their body structure, and discover why they flash. There will be a mini glow worm activity during this virtual field trip. You'll receive details on what you need to bring after registering.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 07:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    VetsinTech National Virtual Employer Meetup

    VetsinTech will host a National Virtual Employer Meetup via Zoom on Wednesday, June 29, 7:00-8:30pm EDT (4:00-5:30pm PDT).

    Join them to discuss Tech Career Opportunities!

    They will be providing Mentors, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters from Accenture, Adobe, Amazon, Amplitude, Booz Allen Hamilton, Comcast, DraftKings, Disney, Dropbox, Elastic, Meta, Genentech, Glassdoor, Google, Nasdaq, NetApp, Palo Alto Networks, PNC, Reddit, Samsung, Slack, Tibco, Uber, Warner Bros.and others from VetsinTech Employer Coalition for a unique experience with VetsinTech.

    Military service members, veterans, and military spouses of all experience levels are welcome.

    AGENDA:

    7:00 pm: Welcome

    7:10 pm: Employers give 1 min pitch regarding their hiring, open jobs/skills needed

    7:30 pm: Panel Discussion: Internships and Apprenticeships

    8:00 pm: Breakout rooms (4)

    8:25 pm: Return to main Event / Wrap-up

    8:30 pm: Event adjourns

    Register here.

    For questions, contact VetsinTech here.

  • Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    NYC DCAS LGBTQ+ CityTalk: Proudly Diverse

    In honor of Pride Month, NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services will host LGBTQ+ CityTalk: Proudly Diverse on Thursday, June 30, 12:00-1:30pm EDT.

    The Office of Citywide Recruitment will lead this event to examine issues pertinent to LGBTQ employees, such as the importance of having LGBTQ-identifying people in civil service, diversity & inclusion initiatives aimed toward LGBTQ-related challenges, and the value of embracing one’s identity and bringing it to their work. 

    Register here.

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