The Office of Veterans Services is a component program of the Division of Social Work Services.
The Veterans Services Coordinator provides assistance, information and referrals regarding eligibility for services and service related benefits to military veterans and their family.
The Veterans Services Office maintains close liaison with the various veterans' organizations within the county and provides support for veteran events through the Middlesex County Veterans Advisory Council (MCVAC) under the auspices of the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
VETERAN'S MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE
A mental health helpline has been established by the NJ Division of Mental Health Services for veterans returning from duty. The toll-free number provides immediate assistance to veterans suffering from emotional or psychological distress, as well as those having difficulty re-assimilating into civilian life after their mobilization for active duty service ends.
You may reach the helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by dialing:
The helpline, coordinated by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ/University Behavioral HealthCare, features peer counseling, clinical assessment, and assistance to family members. The helpline provides New Jersey veterans and their families’ access to a comprehensive Mental Health Provider Network of mental health professionals specializing in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other veterans' issues. All services are free and confidential.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY VETERAN'S SERVICE CARD
A courtesy service card is available in the Middlesex County Passport office to all veterans in acknowledgement of service rendered to the United States of America.
•Original DD-214 must be recorded with the County Clerk.
•Proof of name and address in Middlesex County in the form of a driver's license, business mail, or property tax bill.
•Married females requesting ID cards listing a name other than what appears on their DD-214 must also show supporting document showing legal name change.
•Passport Office hours : Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.
Veteran’s Advantage Booklet
This booklet contains names of businesses and companies that offer a discount to veterans with proof of military service. The list was obtained from http://www.veteranprograms.com.
Please check the website for current or expired offers. If your DD-214 is already recorded with the County Clerk, please contact us at (732) 745-5722 or (732) 745-3405 and we will mail one out to you!
GOLD STAR PARENT ID CARD:
Gold Star Parent Identification Cards are available from the Middlesex County Clerk's Office to the parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian of a member of the armed forces who lost his or her life while on active duty for the United States.
Any veteran requiring assistance or additional information may contact Henry Busby, Middlesex County Veteran's Services Specialist, at 732-745-5918.
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