Bergen County Division of Veterans Services: Service to Veterans & their Dependents
County of Bergen County
Department of Human Services
Division of Veterans Services
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: (201) 336-6325
Fax: (201) 336-6327
Information on Programs:
*Need information about veterans’ benefits?
*Need transportation to VA Medical Centers?
*Looking for Work?
The Bergen Country Department of Human Services, Division of Veterans Services, established in 1977, provides Bergen County’s veterans and their dependents with information and assistance to obtain earned entitlements.
Help is available to initiate requests for various programs, services and entitlements, which includes employment advice and referrals, compensation for injuries received or aggravated during military service, VA home loans, pension, educational benefits, VA healthcare enrollment, VA insurance claims and requests for medals and lost military separation and discharge papers.
The staff makes referrals to agencies which deal with particular concerns, including transportation to VA medical centers in New Jersey, shelters for veterans who are homeless and many other federal, state and local benefits available to veterans and their dependents.
For information about any benefits to which you may be entitled as a veteran or a dependent of a veteran, please call (201) 336-6325 between 9:00am and 4:30pm, Monday-Friday (Fax: (201) 336-6327.
*Secure employment opportunities for veterans.
*Provide benefits counseling to a larger population of veterans and their families.
*Assist homeless veterans with basic needs.
*Build partnerships with corporations to assist homeless veterans through “Tracers”.
*Honor Veterans through the recognition of annual holidays and acknowledge their heroic work.
*Distribute flags to be placed on the graves of veterans on Memorial Day.
*Develop partnerships with non-profit community agencies to increase services to veterans.
*Oversee the Alfred J. Thomas Home for Veterans in Garfield.
Local Veterans Resources Mental Health
Secaucus Vet Center: (201) 223-7727
Veterans and First Responders: 888-635-1806
G.I. Information 888-442-4551
Vocational Rehabilitation: (973) 297-3200
To obtain a Bergen County Clerk Veteran’s Photo Card or Gold Star Parent Identification Card please visit:
One Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Veteran’s Hotline Numbers:
VA Health Care: 888-354-3553
VA Local Health Care Hackensack: (201) 342-4536
VA Benefits: 800-827-1000
Community Transportation (to VA Hospital): (201) 368-5955
VA Medical Care East Orange, NJ: (973) 676-1000
NJ DMAVA Claims Veterans Service Officer:
Hackensack (201) 996-8050
Jersey City (201) 536-3401
Homeless Resources: Supportive Services for Veterans and their Families
Community Hope: (855) 483-8466
Soldier On: (866) 406-8449
Catholic Charities: (855) 767-8387
Emergency Solutions Grant: (201) 336-6590
Veteran Employment Resources:
Local Veteran Employment Rep. (201) 329-9600 ext. 5643
NJ Helmet’s to Hardhats: (732) 499-7295
Disclaimer: This information was taken directly from the Bergen County; NJ Department of Veterans Affairs and I give them full credit for it. Please contact the departments for more information when you need it.
Please contact the Bergen County Department of Veterans Affairs for more information on their programs.
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