Mayor Fulop with VeteranThe Fulop Administration  has made it a priority to expand opportunities for veterans, as proven with the building of the first-ever housing for homeless veterans.  Jersey City's Office of Veterans Affairs assists local veterans not only with finding housing, but also applying for Veterans Administration claims, health issues, small business loans, education benefits, survivor benefits, civil service benefits, home ownership benefits, information on pensions and compensation, death, burial and related benefits, New Jersey Veterans Memorial Homes, counseling, assistance in obtaining military service records,awards, or medals to which a veteran is entitled, among other services.


Staffed full-time by two combat veterans of the Vietnam and Iraq Wars, the Office of Veterans Affairs is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Jersey City Vets enjoy a lunch.
While no appointment is necessary, it is suggested visitors call ahead before dropping in to ensure they get the help they need.

Department Contact Info

  • phone(201) 547-4919
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City Hall Annex
    One Jackson Square
    Jersey City, NJ 07305

    Charles Sampson, Veterans Service Officer
    Fernando Colon, Veterans Service Officer

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