Veteran Service Organizations

These resources for veterans consist of many local and national organizations whose mission is to provide help and guidance to veterans and their families.  They consist of transition issues, help with the VA, jobs, resume preparation, interview skills, homelessness, dental, medical and much more. Most of these services are free and some are reduced cost, such as dental.

Browse the list below or download the full Veteran Service Organizations list.

Download the New Jersey Veterans Benefits Guide.

OrganizationContact InfoLocation
Catholic Charities: Unmet Needs Fund
Wide variety of services for veterans and their families
www.catholiccharities.org
David Pearson, Outreach Coordinator, Supportive Services for Veteran Families
973-279-7100
Email
24 De Grasse Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
Catholic Charities: Counseling
Provides counseling support services to veterans and families
James Bencivenga
973-361-5555
The Ernie Kosa Drop In Veteran’s Center
48 Wyker Road
Franklin, NJ 07416
Catholic Charities: Clothing
"Veteran's Closet", all clothing is free to vets
973-827-4702Catholic Family and Community Services
48 Wyker Road
Franklin, NJ 07416
Centenary University
The Office of Veteran Services has been established on firm
ground to provide valuable services and resources to student
veterans, veteran dependents, active military, and reservists.
Director of Veteran Services
908-852-1400 x 2318
400 Jefferson Avenue
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Center for Prevention & Counseling
For all branches of the military and families who have a loved
one that is deployed
Patrice Reilly
Military Family Coordinator
973-383-4787
Email
61 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07821
Cornerstone Family Programs (CFP)
Experts in issues specific to the military community, providing
mental health services, education & advocacy
www.cornerstonefamilyprograms.org
Catherine Gutierrez, M.A.
Director of Veteran Services & Operations Sisterhood
973-538-5260 ext 119 or 973-531-7208
62 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Council of Compulsive Gambling
The Council's services are free of charge and include clinical services
Frank Lazzaro, Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist
609-588-5515 x 15
Email
University Office Plaza One
3635 Quakerbridge Rd. Suite 7
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Drug Rehabwww.drugrehab.com/addiction/veteransDrugrehab.com is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery.
Gem Vacuum Vets
Gathering spot for NJ veterans
John Schemari, Proprietor
908-537-4071
2062 Route 31
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
Hope for Veterans, by Community of Hope
Working with homeless veterans and their families to get them into stable housing
973-271-7712 x 326959 Route 46 East
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Transitional & Permanent Housing
Programs offering services to address homelessness, mental illness, addiction, poverty
908-647-5717Located on Lyons VA Campus
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
Homelessness prevention program for veteran families
855-483-8466
Email
NAACP
Offering information to veterans around current laws and legal rights
www.naacp.org
Ed Kaiser, Program Coordinator
973-373-7287
60 Paine Avenue
Unit 2085
Irvington, NJ 07111
NJ Department of Military & Veteran Affiars
Housing, Long Term Care, Mortgage Assistance, Financial & Tax Information, Catastrophic Entitlement, Employment Benefits, Pension Status, Education & More
www.nj.gov/military
Norwescap
Private, non-profit corporation serving Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex & Warren Counties
www.norwescap.org
Family Success Center 908-213-2679
459 Center Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
NPower
IT Training for Veterans & those currently serving in the US Armed Forces
201-433-1600
www.npower.org/NewJesey
285 West Side Ave.
Suite 268
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Officers of the Courts Corp.
Free Attorneys for wounded veterans
Michael P. Pasquale
Email
973-746-4421
www.officersofthecourts.org
Operation Chillout
Provides emergency supplies and survival gear to the most vulnerable members of our homeless communities
To report a homeless NJ Veteran 609-619-0861
www.operationchillout.org
PO Box 353 Long Valley, NJ 07853
Skylands Ride of Sussex County
Veteran transportation
John Jackson
973-579-0480 x 1401
Email
201 Wheatsworth Rd.
Hamburg, NJ 07419
Suicide Assistancewww.drugrehab.com/guides/suicide-risks/Drugrehab.com is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery.
Sussex County Community College
Veteran Service Coordinator
973-300-2109
www.sussex.edu
One College Road
Newton, NJ 07860
Sussex County Directory of Key Social Services
Veterans Internment Officer
James Warner
973-347-8333
Key Social Services
973-579-0210
www.sussex.nj.us
1 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP)
Dental insurance at a discounted rate
1-877-222-8387
www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vadip
VA Medical Foster Care Home Program,
Extended Care

908-647-0180 x 5544Lyons Hospital Campus
151 Knollcroft Road
Lyons, NJ 07939
VA Rural Health -Home Based Primary Care Program908-647-0180 x 5406Lyons Hospital Campus
151 Knollcroft Rd.
Lyons, NJ 07939
Veteran Crisis Hot Line800-273-8255
US Department of Veterans Affairs908-647-0180 X 5815Lyons Hospital Campus
151 Knollcroft Rd.
Lyons, NJ 07939
VA Crisis Line for Veterans800-273-8255 x 1
Online chat: www.veterancrisisline.net
Text message: 838255
VA Military Sexual Traumawww.mentalhealth.va.gov/msthome.asp
Vet Centers / Readjustment Counseling Services800-905-4657
www.vetcenter.va.gov
Veteran Service Office Sussex & Morris CountyBill Robinson
973-827-4020
Email
Franklin Armory
12 Munsonhurst Rd.
Franklin, NJ 07416
Veteran Service Officer Warren & Hunterdon CountiesSibley Smith
908-537-0831, 908-264-6146
Email

Vet Haven North
200 Sanatorium Road, Suite 101
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
Veteran's Haven North
24/7 facility run by NJ State Dept of Military & Veteran's Affairs
Corinne Balaskas
908-537-1999 x 1966
Email
Jennifer Chrucky
908-537-1999 x 1980
Email

Vet Haven North
200 Sanatorium Road,
Suite 101
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
Vietnam Veterans of America Wallkill Valley Chapter 1002John Harrigan
973-271-2413
Email
www.VVA1002.ORG

PO Box 463
614 Country Rd 517
Lower level @ St. Francis de Sales Church
Vernon Township, NJ 07462
Warren County Community College
The Viper Program: Veterans In Pursuit of Educational Resources
P: 908-835-2306 viper@warren.edu45 Route 57 W Washington, NJ 07882
Warren County, Veterans Internment Dennis Smith
908-475-5098
www.co.warren.nj.us
1 Shotwell Drive
Belvidere, NJ 07823
Warren County Veterans TransporationJanMarie McDyer
908-475-6331
Email
1 Shotwell Drive
Belvidere, NJ 07823
Welcome Home Vets of NJ
Provides immediate and long term assistance
George Hanley, Esq.
973-403-1100
Email
831-38 Route 10E
Suite 262
Whippany, NJ 07981
Zufall Health Center201-953-0278
www.zufallhealth.org
Many locations throughout Northern, NJ - download the full list for more information