Veterans' Services

Playing Sunday November 3rd, 2019 / 2 pm at the Coolidge Corner Theater 

Veteran Children: When Parents Go to War

Directed by

Susan Hackley, Martha Jackson

Followed by a community discussion moderated by Alan Khazei, co-founder of CityYear.

Brookline Veterans Day Program 2019 (pdf)

American Legion Post 11

American Legion Post 11

VFW Post 864

VFW Post 864

Department Responsibilities

Welcome to the Brookline Department of Veterans' Services. The Veterans' Office is responsible for the needs of the veterans of Brookline. We assist veterans / dependents with filing for veterans' benefits under Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 115, which is a state-run program, or filing for federal benefits such as VA service-connected or non-service connected disabilities or compensation.

Veterans Patches

Services Provided

Our office is very instrumental in assisting with the following forms of services:

  • Annuities
  • Applying for Social Security
  • Assisting veterans with medical care referrals
  • Counseling
  • Educational benefits
  • Emergency funds
  • Filing of applications for grave markers
  • Filing of other veterans related applications
  • Job search
  • Military records
  • Securing housing
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Supplemental Income
  • Unemployment compensation

The Veterans Office is also responsible for Ceremonies on Memorial Day, Veterans Day, as well as the Adopt A Pole Program and Memorial Square Dedications.

Important Links & Resources

Additional Links

Annuity Forms

Veterans' Events

Massachusetts American Legion

American Legion

Brookline VFW

VFW Logo