New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

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Thank you for visiting the New York Division of Veterans' Affairs’s online resources. These online resources, including the Division’s website and the Division’s mobile app, are designed to make it easier and more efficient for New York State citizens and businesses to interact with their State government.

The Gold Star Parent Annuity Benefit authorizes an annuity payment of up to $500 per Gold Star parent of a deceased Veteran. Applicants approved for the Gold Star Annuity Payment are required to verify eligibility on a yearly basis. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:   

Gulf War Registry health exam, a free exam for possible long-term health problems associated with Gulf War service during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom

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Veterans Crisis Line

Confidential Help to Veterans and their Families
1-800-273-8255 press 1
Text to 838255


The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA or Division) advocates on behalf of New York’s Veterans and their families, as individuals and as a group, to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for service in the United States Armed Forces.

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