Blog Posts

  • Best of 2018: Expanding Access & Serving the Underserved
  • By Gabe Ramos, Deputy Press Secretary - Jan 15, 2019
    DVS made tremendous strides in its second full year of operations culminating in the Veterans Day launch of our first major procurement initiative, VetConnectNYC. Read the agency's highlights and milestones in our Best of 2018 Report.
  • Championing Mental Well-being for NYC Veterans and Their Families
  • - Jan 25, 2017
    Mental illness is real. The New York City Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) strives to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and equip our veterans and their families with the knowledge and resources to get help—the right help—that fits their needs.
  • Building a Government Startup
  • By Jeffrey Roth, Deputy Commissioner - Dec 6, 2016
    On April 8, 2016, the New York City Department of Veterans Services (DVS) opened its doors as the first new NYC agency in at least 15 years. It is the first and only autonomous municipal department devoted solely to improving the lives of veterans and their families.
  • Bringing Data-Driven Execution to NYC Veterans Services
  • By Venkat Motupalli, Chief Information Officer - Oct 31, 2016
    As a new agency, DVS has an unprecedented opportunity to build enduring systems that will define how we operate. We're engineering DNA into the Department's marrow.