Nassau County

  • Discharge upgrading
  • Filing discharge, separation papers, DD-214
  • Filing of claims for benefits from federal and state agencies
  • GI Bill counseling
  • In home visits to assist the house bound veterans or spouse with claims for entitlements (including nursing homes)
  • Referrals to other county, state, and federal agencies
  • Transportation to the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Northport

Free Transportation Program

Veterans in need of transportation to the Northport VA Hospital or East Meadow Clinic can do so through the Nassau County Volunteer Transportation Program. Please call 516-572-6560.

New York State Benefits for Veterans

  • Blind Annuity
  • Child of Veteran Award
  • Civil Service preference points added to your Civil Service test
  • Hunting and Fishing Licenses
  • Life Insurance
  • Park Access Pass
  • Peddlers License
  • State Medals and Awards for your service to in Iraq or Afghanistan
  • Thruway Permit
  • Veterans Tax Exemption
  • Veterans Tuition
  • Veterans NY State Lifetime Liberty Pass

Individual Lifetime Liberty Pass

The Lifetime Liberty Pass offers various benefits, including free entry to state parks, DEC-operated day-use areas, boat launch sites, historic sites, and more. It also provides perks like free golf at State Park golf courses, access to State Park pools, and discounts on camping and cabin rentals.

The Lifetime Liberty Pass allows qualified New York State (NY State) Veterans or Gold Star Parents, Spouses, and Children discounted use of state parks, historic sites, and recreational facilities operated by the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NY State Parks) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Once issued, the Lifetime Liberty Pass will never expire.


Federal Benefits

Benefit Programs for Veterans

  • Disability Compensation
  • Education and Training
  • Home Loan Guarantees
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Benefits for Survivors - View VA Burial Benefits - Facts

  • Death Pension
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Dependents Education
  • Improved Pension


  • Burial Flags
  • Burial in National Cemetery
  • Headstones and Markers

Hospital-Care Benefits

  • Hospital Care
  • Nursing Home Care
  • Outpatient Medical Treatment
  • Persian Gulf Veterans
    • Agent Orange / Dioxin
    • Ionizing Radiation
  • Prosthetic Services
  • Readjustment Counseling