Manhattan/Staten Island Vet Center —-  March 2022 Events

Information from Samuel Cottes Samuel.Cottes@va.gov

Good day

Veterans speaks, I listen.  This month we have over 20 live presentation on subjects veterans want to know.

A step-by-step process how to apply for a VA Claim (Disability Rating)

Mon, Mar 7, 2022 12:00 PM

Learn about the VA claim process. What happens after you file your claim. Find out how long it takes to process a VA disability claim.

Do you disagree with your VA claim decision/Improving your VA Claim Package

Mon, Mar 7, 2022 2:00 PM

Was your recent VA disability compensation award denied or simply not enough?

Understanding Department of Veteran Affairs Accessing Urgent Care

Wed, Mar 9, 2022 12:00 PM

This guide will help you understand how to access urgent care services from a provider in VA’s contracted network.

How to get Dept of Veteran Affairs -Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance

Fri, Mar 11, 2022 12:00 PM

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance(S-DVI) is life insurance for Veterans who received a service-connected disability rating from the VA

Department of Veteran Affairs Women Veterans Health Services

Fri, Mar 11, 2022 2:00 PM

This presentation will help you understand Department of Veteran Affairs Women’s Health Care

Getting started with Veteran Owned Small Business Support

Mon, Mar 14, 2022 12:00 PM

This presentation will help Veterans establish a small business as well as qualify for VA contracts targeted for a  Veteran-Owned Business

A step-by-step process filing a VA Decision Review(DRO) request and Appeals

Mon, Mar 14, 2022 2:00 PM

Learn about the step-by-step process filing a VA Decision Review(DRO) request and Appeals

Getting Started with Department of Veteran Affairs – VA Whole Health

Wed, Mar 16, 2022 12:00 PM

Whole Health is VA’s cutting-edge approach to care that supports and empowers you to take charge of your health and well-being.

Department of Veteran Affairs – Understanding Community Care

Fri, Mar 18, 2022 12:00 PM

This presentation will help you understand the process for receiving care from a local provider in your community.

How to get Department of Veteran ID Card(VIC Card)(Discounts)

Fri, Mar 18, 2022 2:00 PM

A Veteran ID Card (VIC) is a form of photo ID you can use to get discounts offered to Veterans at many stores, businesses, and restaurants.

What is Department of Veteran Affairs Caregiver Support Program?

Mon, Mar 21, 2022 12:00 PM

This presentation will help caregivers of Veterans access support at VA that may include caregiver education and training, mental health counseling, peer mentor support, access to health care benefits, monetary stipend and respite care.

Department of Veteran Education Benefits

Mon, Mar 21, 2022 2:00 PM

This presentation will help you apply for VA Education Benefits, which include the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Montgomery GI Bill, other educational assistance programs, on-the-job training, and career counseling.

Get started with Department of Veteran Affairs services for Aging Veterans

Wed, Mar 23, 2022 12:00 PM

This guide will help you access services that may be of interest to aging Veterans which may include financial benefits, health care, caregiver support, home health care and nursing home care. VA can provide specialized health care and support services for aging Veterans and help you plan for the future.

Department of Veteran Affairs – Hospital Dental & Dental Care

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 12:00 PM

You may qualify for VA dental care benefits, you may get some or all of your dental care through VA. Find out how to get VA dental insurance

How to apply for a Department of Veteran Home Loan (COE)

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 2:00 PM

Learn about VA home loan eligibility requirements for a VA direct or VA-backed loan. Find out how to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility

What is Department of Veteran Affairs Food and Nutrition Services?

Mon, Mar 28, 2022 12:00 PM

This presentation is to teach you about healthy food classes and nutrition services available from VA and USDA, and help you apply for SNAP

Department of Veteran Affairs services for LGBTQ+ Veterans

Mon, Mar 28, 2022 2:00 PM

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) welcomes all Veteran, family, caregiver and survivor beneficiaries and employees, inclusive of diverse gender identities and sexual orientation(s). VA is committed to providing a safe, welcoming and equitable environment for all the Veterans we serve.

Getting Started with Department of Veteran Affairs Vet Center Services

Wed, Mar 30, 2022 12:00 PM

Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers located in easily accessible neighborhoods near Veterans, Service members, survivors and their families. Vet Centers are located separate from VA organizational sites to ensure confidential counseling and reduce barriers to care.

Manhattan Vet Center Women Self Care Group

Be a part of our 12 session self-care group, where we get real about Women self-care Every other Wednesday at 4pm beginning December 15, 2021.  For more information contact Najwah Williams, LMSW, MANHATTAN VET CENTER, Najwah.Wiliams@VA.GOV , 212-951-6866 X 5051

TOPICS:

Jan. 12 PSYCHOLOGICAL WELLBEING

Jan. 26 OPEN TOPIC

Feb. 9 LOVE ON YOURSELF

Feb.23 ALL ABOUT EMOTIONS

Mar.9 SPIRITUAL CONNECTEDNESS

Mar.23MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION

Apr. 6 LETS GET PERSONAL

Apr. 20 SETTING GOALS!!!

May. 4 PROFESSIONAL SELF-CARE

May. 18 FINDING BALANCE

Manhattan Vet Center Single Father Group

Beginning Wednesdays starting 2/2/22, at 10:00 AM.  For more information contact Najwah Williams, LMSW, MANHATTAN VET CENTER, Najwah.Wiliams@VA.GOV ,

212-951-6866 X 5051

 

Samuel B. Cottes, Jr.

Veteran Outreach Program Specialist

Staten Island Vet Center

US Department of Veteran Affairs

Readjustment Counseling Services

60 Bay Street

Staten Island, New York 10301

Phone (718) 816-4499 ext. 7747

Fax (718) 448-5735

Email:   samuel.cottes@va.gov

Web:  www.va.gov/staten-island-vet-center