New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs

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Indigent Burial Reimbursements

New York State offers reimbursements of up to $2,000 to a Veterans Service Organization tasked by a county’s government with providing interment services for an indigent Veteran. Reimbursements are issued pursuant to Chapter 29 of the Laws of 2016. The Indigent Burial Reimbursement application is available here:

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If you would like to learn more about the benefits and services you may be eligible for as a Veteran, Servicemember, or as a family member of a Veteran or Servicemember, please call the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs Help Line at 1.888.838.7697 (VETSNYS), where you may also schedule an appointment with one of our Veterans Benefits Advisors.

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