Veterans Services

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MISSION STATEMENT

City of Framingham Veterans’ Services oversees the Commonwealth’s veteran’s public assistance program, which provides financial, medical, and service benefits to qualified veterans and their dependents. This office also offers Framingham residents assistance and referrals in the areas of federal compensation and pensions, state and federal educational benefits, tax exemptions, annuities, home loans, counseling, and job training.

VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) SERVICES, also located in Framingham (Part of the Federal Government and not part of the City of Framingham)

Framingham VA Clinic of the VA Boston Healthcare System

This community-based outpatient clinic, established in 1998, is designed to bring primary care closer to where veterans live.  The primary care team manages most health issues and provides veterans with access to a wide range of specialty care providers at the VA Boston Healthcare System when appropriate and necessary. 

61 Lincoln St Framingham, MA 01701

For More information and hours of service please visit: https://www.boston.va.gov/locations/Framingham_CBOC.asp

VA Vet Center Community Access Point (CAP)

Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families. Readjustment counseling is offered to make a successful transition from military to civilian life or after a traumatic event experienced in the military. Individual, group, marriage and family counseling is offered in addition to referral and connection to other VA or community benefits and services.

For more information, please contact: 

David Heilman, LMHC

Readjustment Counseling Therapist

Vet Center, Framingham CAP

39 Edwards Street Framingham, MA 01701 / Phone: 508.753.7902

david.heilman@va.gov

Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) Program

The mission of the Veterans Justice Programs is to identify justice-involved Veterans and contact them through outreach, in order to facilitate access to VA services at the earliest possible point. Veterans Justice Programs accomplish this by building and maintaining partnerships between VA and key elements of the criminal justice system.

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Beaudry:

VJO Social Worker

Vet Center, Framingham CAP

39 Edwards Street Framingham, MA 01701 / Phone: 781-824-2971 

Kevin.Beaudry@va.gov