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VETERANS AFFAIRS


The Fulop Administration has made it a priority to expand opportunities for veterans, as proven with the building of the first-ever housing for homeless veterans.  The mission of Jersey City's Office of Veterans Affairs is to advocate for Jersey City's Veterans.  Our focus is to provide professional level services to help veterans obtain viable employment, housing, educational opportunities and social engagement. The vision of this department is to Educate, Empower and Engage our veterans as best we can and grow to be a valuable resource in helping them improve their quality of life. 

Who is a Veteran?
Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines a veteran as “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.”
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FIRST ANNUAL WARRIOR WELLNESS WORKSHOP

Saturday, June 26, 2021 10am on Zoom

We encourage family, friends, employers, community organizers and educators who deal with veterans to join us for an informative and interactive workshop, including a Q&A with special guest speaker, Dr. Diane Carbone, neuro-psychologist.

We will also learn PTSD management strategies using yoga, tai chi, nutrition and acupuncture.

Bringing attention to the effects of PTSD/TBI (traumatic brain injury) in veterans.

For more information and to RSVP call 201-547-4919 or email jcvets@jcnj.org

Useful Links for Veterans


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Department Contact Info

  • phone(201) 547-4919
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City Hall Annex
    One Jackson Square
    Jersey City, NJ 07305

    Juliet Foster, Director

    Map One Jackson Square

    The Office of Veterans Affairs is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. It is suggested visitors call ahead for an appointment or fill out the intake form on this page before dropping in to ensure they get the help they need.
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