Legal Help 

For other legal services, such as discharge status upgrades, DVS can connect you to the resources you need through the City Bar Justice Center’s Veterans Assistance Project. The Project is designed to meet the needs of veterans living in New York City by providing low-income veterans with pro bono assistance with disability benefits claims before the New York City Regional Office of Veterans Affairs. To get connected, call (877) 564-3383. 

Notification: Service of Process During COVID-19 Emergency Period

In light of Governor Cuomo's Executive Order 202.8 tolling the period for the service of process until April 19, 2020, NYC Department of Veterans' Services is accepting service of process via email at