Outreach Services

Our Outreach Services include our bi-weekly food pantry, Toys for Tots distribution, Holiday Dinners, clothing & hygiene items, and Peer Support & Advocacy. We also provide direct referrals for Employment, Legal, Credit Counseling, and Elder Services.

Food Pantry

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:30am – 2:30pm, 10 Reed Street, Haverhill, MA 01832

VNEOC’s Food Pantry is located at VNEOC’s Outreach Center, which serves as both the administrative headquarters and as a gathering spot for veterans with daily programs. Sign up for the food pantry here.

In addition to the Food Pantry, the Outreach Center serves meals at 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, to residents of VNEOC’s 12 Housing properties 

Counseling Services

Available at all VNEOC locations

Our counseling services include personal, family, and group counseling related to Veterans issues as well as crisis intervention.  VNEOC also offers community based Reach Out programs.  Each program is designed to offer information and support to different groups with an emphasis on community connections and relationship building.  You will find more information on these Reach Out programs below.

MetroWest Division

40 mechanic street, suite 101, marlborough, MA 01752

p: (508) 460-9993 

Established in 1985 as Metro West Veterans Outreach and now a division of the VNEOC, our MetroWest Division provides services to Veterans & Veteran families living in Middlesex County and surrounding areas in Central MA. MetroWest is involved in the annual Juniper Hill Golf Tournament and Framingham Turkey Trot. They also participate in Toys for Tots, send care packages for deployed Servicemembers, and distribute “Back to School” Backpacks. The MetroWest Division is funded by the MA Department of Veteran Services and private donations.

Vet/Spouse Reach Out

AVAILABLE AT ALL VNEOC LOCATIONS

The Vet/Spouse Reach Out Program offers spouses and family members of Veterans the opportunity to share their experiences, gain support, and get information within the individual or group settings.  To get more information about available services, spouses and family members are encouraged to call us at (978) 372-3626.

Health Care, Advocacy, and Legal Assistance

Available at all VNEOC locations

We offer assistance with VA Healthcare Applications to ensure Veterans and their families receive adequate health care. Also, our Advocacy for Veterans Program includes information and assistance with VA Benefits & Disability Claims,  Welcome Home Bonus application, Annual Veteran “Stand Down” Event, discharge upgrade application assistance, and Military Records requests.  For more information, please call us at (978) 372-3626. 

Vet/Senior Reach Out

Available at all VNEOC locations

This service is targeted toward aging Veterans who are living in senior housing programs, or who may otherwise be unable to integrate in the community.  Often, these Veterans are unaware of their eligibility for benefits and services. VNEOC offers assistance with these programs and services and provides referrals, to include Elder Services referrals, when needed.

Vietnam Veterans Peer Support & Advocacy Group

Participation is by referral only

For more than thirty years, this group has helped Veterans in our community. Please contact us if you would like more information on how to get involved.

Northeast Division

10 Reed Street
Haverhill, MA 01832
p: (978) 372-3626

MetroWest Division

40 Mechanic Street, Suite 101
Marlboro, MA 01752
p: (508) 460-9993

Salem, NH

224 North Broadway, Unit E1D
Salem, NH 03079
p: (603) 824-3678

The Cape & Islands

247 Stevens Street                                                            Hyannis, MA 02601                                                              p: (508) 488-8347

Resources

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
MA Dept of Veterans Services S.A.V.E. Team: 1-888-844-2838
Homeless Veteran Hotline: 1-888-866-2838