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Community Services for Veterans

USAThis page is designed to be a one-stop resource for information on additional benefits and helpful addresses for New Jersey veterans.

Do you know of any additional resources available in New Jersey for our veterans community? Please share that with us in an e-mail to veterans@bergen.edu and we will gladly publish it here on this page.

DISCLAIMER: The listings on this web page are provided solely as a courtesy to our veterans' community. Bergen Community College does not provide, participate in, or explicitly endorse any of these services.

Coping With Work and Stress 

VA Medical Facilities in NJ

VA Medical Center East Orange
385 Tremont Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018

Phone: (973) 676-1000

Emergency Department Only: (973) 395-7236

Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Hackensack CBOC
385 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-342-4536
Fax: 201-342-8741

Vet Centers:

Newark Vet Center
2 Broad St. Suite 703
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-748-0980
Fax: 973-743-0380

Jersey City Vet Center
110A Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 102
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone: 201-223-7787
Fax: 201-223-7707

NJ Veterans Service Officers (VSO) and Veterans Service Organizations

Division of Veterans Services
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hackensack NJ 07601
201-336-6325, 6328, 6329, 6326, 7406&

New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Veterans Service Offices:

HACKENSACK 07601-5435
125 State Street, Suite 109
201-996-8050 or -8051

Veteran Organizations Service Offices:

All offices are Located at 20 Washington Place, Newark, NJ 07102

  • American Legion - 973-297-3377
  • AMVETS - 973-297-3376
  • Catholic War Veterans - 201-843-9177
  • Disabled American Veterans - 973-297-3378
  • Eastern Paralyzed Veterans - 973-297-3387
  • Jewish War Veterans - 973-297-3388
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart - 973-297-3389
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars- 973-297-3226
  • Vietnam Veterans of America - 973-297-3227

NJ Veterans Homeless Intervention Program

New Jersey has a homeless intervention program for veterans. This program will assist those who are homeless, involuntary displaced or in imminent danger of losing their home. If this applies to you, you can call 1-609-530-6868.

Counseling for Veterans:

Counseling Hotline: 1-866-838-7654
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Your call is free and confidential.)

YMCA

Armed Services YMCA and the Department of Defense are offering through the Ridgewood YMCA free access to youth development, family strengthening and health and well being programs for military families. For more information and eligibility application visit www.MilitarySourceOne.comor call Tia Sargent at 201-444-5600 extension 313.

Welcome Back Veterans

Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) was created to inspire Americans to give back to our returning veterans and their families. These heroes were there when we needed them--they served us all and kept us safe--and it's our turn to be there for them. WBV is committed to transforming the lives of our returning veterans by changing the way people think and talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) while providing ongoing treatment for veterans and their families in addition to funding research.

Learn more at http://www.welcomebackveterans.org

For further information please contact us at veterans@bergen.edu