- If you are a veteran or know a veteran having suicidal thoughts, please contact the veterans crisis line.
- We created a food intake form to help our veterans and their families with food assistance. The City of Boston's Office of Food Access has additional materials and resources to help feed our veterans.
Our department oversees the financial assistance program known as Massachusetts General Law (MGL) Chapter 115. This includes the decoration of veterans' graves and hero squares on Memorial Day. We also carry out commemorative activities related to Boston veterans.
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988-1 Veteran's Help Line
Learn more about the free, confidential 24/7 help line for veterans and their loved ones.
Commissioner Santiago on the Veteran's Help Line
You answered the call to serve. Now make the call to get help. Veterans and loved ones can call 988-1 or text 838255. It is 24/7, free, and confidential.
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History of Heroes Database
Learn more about the hero squares that exist in each neighborhood across the City.
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Mural Honoring Veteran Captain Tom Kelley Unveiled
A Statement From the Commissioner: Information on The PACT Act and VA Claims