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

  • Friday, July 15, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    VA Transitioning Veteran Weekly Virtual Support Group

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs will offer Transitioning Veteran Weekly Support Group via WebEx on Friday, July 15, 4-5pm EDT.

    This group is for veterans within approximately 5 years of leaving military service.  The group meets every Friday.

    The transition from military service to civilian life can be challenging for many Veterans.  Navigating relationships, finding a job, and establishing your new veteran identity is difficult for most veterans.  This program provides a place for veterans to talk through the stresses of transition, support one another, and learn about strategies and resources to make this transition successful.

    Groups are “drop in,” so feel free to come anytime and stay for as long you want without obligation.

    To join the meeting, click the link below

    https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=mcf62e807ed95703adb510e7a71b031b1

    or click here to access the flyer with the QR code to join the meeting.

    * This group is not intended to replace existing mental health care, but rather serve as an additional source of potential support. 

    Supervising Clinician: Dr. Emily Edwards - [email protected]

    For questions, contact:

    Alice Lee - [email protected]

    OR

    Katie Shofield - [email protected]

     

     

  • Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 07:30 PM

    West Point Band Music Under the Stars 2022: With the West Point Alumni Glee Club

    The West Point Band is proud to announce its “Music Under the Stars” 2022 summer concert series at West Point’s iconic Trophy Point Amphitheater.  Join them to hear the Concert Band perform "With the West Point Alumni Glee Club" on Saturday, July 16, 7:30pm.

    Experience a piece of living history as the active-duty Soldiers of the West Point Band perform world-class music overlooking the waters that George Washington called “the key to the continent.”

    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, explore the beautiful and historic grounds of West Point - the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views set to a soundtrack of music from across the spectrum of the American experience – classical, jazz, pop, patriotic, and more! Best of all, these concerts are FREE and open to the public.*

    *For more information about accessing West Point, please click here or call the Visitors Center at (845) 938-2638.

  • Tuesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 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.

  • Wednesday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 2022 at 03:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    Blue Star Summer 2022: Make Your Own Seed Paper

    Blue Star Families will host Make Your Own Seed Paper, a virtual event that is part of the Blue Star Summer 2022 series, on Wednesday, July 20, 3pm EDT.

    Join Blue Star Families and Julie Hoover from the Joint Polar Satellite System Program who will guide your family in making your own recycled paper embedded with seeds from home. Once you’ve finished your creation, you can plant it in soil, and seeds will appear in a few weeks. Materials needed will be sent upon registration.

    Register here.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM
    HVNCVR & online in Kingston, NY

    HVNCVR Women's Support Group

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR) will hold a Women's Support Group on Friday, July 22, 11am-12pm EDT at HVNCVR and online via Zoom.  This group is for military members, spouses, daughters, mothers, etc.

    Open discussion

    Activities

    Free child care

    Call ahead, walk in, or join virtually via Zoom.

    Zoom meeting ID 527 401 7756

    This group meets every Friday.

    Click here to learn more about HVNCVR.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM
    online in New York , NY

    UBHC Webinar: Effective Communication

    Northwell Health's Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families (UBHC) will offer a webinar, Effective Communication, as part of their monthly education and peer support, on Friday, July 22, 12pm EDT.

    For more information, or to register please call 1-631-647-2530 or email [email protected]

    Click here to learn more about the Mildred and Frank Feinberg Division of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 at 01:00 PM
    HVNCVR & online in Kingston, NY

    HVNCVR Service Personnel Leaving Alcohol Together (SPLAT) Group

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR) will hold an Alcoholics Anonymous Group, Service Personnel Leaving Alcohol Together (SPLAT) on Friday, July 22, 1-2pm at HVNCVR and online via Zoom.  This is for military members only.  This group meets every week.

    Living Sober, 1st/3rd week

    Beginners' Topic/2nd week

    Anniversary/4th week

    Call ahead, walk in, or join virtually via Zoom.

    Zoom meeting ID 527 401 7756

    Click here to learn more about HVNCVR.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 at 03:00 PM
    HVNCVR & online in Kingston, NY

    HVNCVR PTSD Group

    The Hudson Valley National Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR) will hold a PTSD Group on Friday, July 22, 3-4pm at HVNCVR and online via Zoom. 

    Symptoms of PTSD can occur during peacetime, training or war.  Join this group for open discussions and activities to help PTSD.

    Call ahead, walk in, or join virtually via Zoom.

    Zoom meeting ID 527 401 7756

    This group meets every Friday.

    Click here to learn more about HVNCVR.

  • Friday, July 22, 2022 at 04:00 PM
    online in New York, NY

    VA Transitioning Veteran Weekly Virtual Support Group

    The US Department of Veterans Affairs will offer Transitioning Veteran Weekly Support Group via WebEx on Friday, July 22, 4-5pm EDT.

    This group is for veterans within approximately 5 years of leaving military service.  The group meets every Friday.

    The transition from military service to civilian life can be challenging for many Veterans.  Navigating relationships, finding a job, and establishing your new veteran identity is difficult for most veterans.  This program provides a place for veterans to talk through the stresses of transition, support one another, and learn about strategies and resources to make this transition successful.

    Groups are “drop in,” so feel free to come anytime and stay for as long you want without obligation.

    To join the meeting, click the link below

    https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=mcf62e807ed95703adb510e7a71b031b1

    or click here to access the flyer with the QR code to join the meeting.

    * This group is not intended to replace existing mental health care, but rather serve as an additional source of potential support. 

    Supervising Clinician: Dr. Emily Edwards - [email protected]

    For questions, contact:

    Alice Lee - [email protected]

    OR

    Katie Shofield - [email protected]

     

     

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