COVID-19

We've collected the most up-to-date information from Federal, State, and City agencies, and amassed a list of resources, to keep NYC veterans informed and prepared during the COVID-19 crisis. We will make updates regularly as we receive the latest news.

We are also releasing a weekly edition of our newsletter featuring the latest news and information regarding COVID-19's impact on the veteran community. Subscribe to our newsletter today.

Head to nyc.gov/coronavirus for more information on what NYC is doing to respond to COVID-19.

DVS Service Updates

The following DVS services are now available online (via connect@veterans.nyc.gov) or by phone (212-416-5250):

  • Funeral honors program
  • Housing support services
  • Constituent Services: Providing critical support to at-risk veterans, such as housing, employment, veteran benefits, and general guidance on where to locate support resources
The following DVS services have been suspended:
  • DVS-sponsored events
  • In-person community engagement at Veteran Resource Centers across the five boroughs
  • Veteran Peer Coordinator's operating at shelters across NYC


For more information on city services that have been reduced or suspended, please visit NYC’s City Agency Service Update page.