Welcome to Medford, Massachusetts!

Welcome!

Address:
Medford City Hall, Room 100
85 George P. Hassett Drive
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: 781-393-2503

Fax: 781-395-6342

Hours: Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Veterans’ Services

Earnest L. Lindsay – Director

Mission Statement

The objective of the City of Medford Department of Veterans Services is to provide assistance, support, and services to veterans and their dependents to access every local, state and federal V.A. benefit to which they are entitled.

Programs – Ongoing

Veterans Keynote Speaker Program: This program links Medford High School students with Veterans in the community for an interactive day of learning.

Annual Veterans Coat Drive: Medford Veterans Services partners with several community agencies and offices to collect thousands of coats and warm winter clothing for homeless veterans.

Annual Memorial Day Presentation: Dedication of veterans’ graves at Oak Grove Cemetery

Services Provided

  • Disbursement of all veterans-related benefits to eligible Veterans and/or their dependents
  • Ensure all Veterans’ graves, plaques and memorials are respected and properly maintained
  • Coordinate/assist veterans in need of shelter, clothing, food, employment, training and education
  • Actively participate in all patriotic and veterans-related issues, including lobbying for Veterans rights
  • Provide counseling and advice to Veterans and their dependents for referral to SSI, SSD, and Medicare/Medicaid
  • Facilitate and process requests for Veterans’ military discharge records (DD-214)
  • Facilitate application for Veterans Bonus/Annuity benefits

Veteran's Advisory Committee

  • Earnest Lindsay, Director of Veterans’ Services
  • Laurence (Larry) Brown, 26 Florence Street
  • Domenic (Dom) D'Orsi, 48 Suffolk Street
  • Dominic Marcellino – Winchester
  • Michael Vecchia, 94 Taft Street
  • Mathew (Matt) Weyant, 134 Auburn Street

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Memorials and Burial Information

Connections to Other Veterans Organizations