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.
By Alexis Wichowski, Press Secretary & Senior Advisor for Communications – June 6, 2018 Issues of morality in war dominate the play, Philoctetes, scenes from which were performed by actors Glenn Davis (24; The Good Wife), Zack Grenier (Fight Club; Deadwood), and Kathryn Erbe (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) on May 24, 2018 in the Committee on the Whole room at City Hall.
By Aquilla Hines, Communications Associate - Aug 24, 2017 A recent study by the CUNY Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies shows correlation between military service and increased socio-economic success.
- 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.
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.
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.