Michael Slater, Veterans Agent
(413) 529-1415 voice
Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
This office houses all registered discharges and makes them available to the veteran. Applications for discharge upgrades are available here, as well as applications for lost discharges. This office also provides applications for awards and decorations, as well as applications for all federal and state veterans benefits.
Another important function of the Veterans' Services Department is the day to day addressing of Chapter 115. This is a program for indigent veterans who qualify under specific state guidelines. If a veteran qualifies, he or she may be able to take advantage of Chapter 115 services. Help is provided in the areas of welfare, housing and social security. These are just a few functions provided under Chapter 115.
The Veterans' Association provides medical benefits through the Department of Veterans' Services. Applications are made available for medical benefits for Veterans and their families.
On the state and federal levels, Veterans' Services also provide applications for benefits in the areas of nursing home care and funeral arrangements.