Oneida County appreciates the contributions that all veterans have made. To better serve you, please visit the:
Center for Veterans, 726 Washington Street, Utica, NY.
The “Oneida County desk” will have representatives from the following departments:
Veteran’s Service Agency:
entitlement information, advocacy assistance in matters relating to veteran’s law regarding compensation, pension, education, vocational, and healthcare, assistance in completing applications and requesting military records.
Department of Social Services:
information for food stamps, temporary assistance, child support, child care, Medicaid and emergency assistance, also services to adults and children through child protective/preventive, foster care and adult protective services.
Department of Mental Health:
information and linkages for housing, medication assistance, substance abuse and mental health counseling and crises intervention services.
Office for the Aging/Continuing Care:
information and assistance on community based long-term care programs. Assessments, care planning for persons over age 60 and those under age 60 who are disabled also information for family caregivers, and respite service for family caregivers.