Bay Ridge Center launched this program in November 2020
to honor Veterans Day and to empower our veteran community with essential resources and services. Heroes welcomes new members to join us for a series of informative meetings. All sessions will be held remotely.
Read our blog posts:
The Veterans Initiative at Volunteers of Legal Service helps make legal services more widely available to the members of our community.
How a Post 9/11 Veteran of Bay Ridge is Supporting Older Veterans
Memories of Pearl Harbor:
From a Football Game to an Unexpected Reunion in the Middle of Chaos
For more information, email Bay Ridge Center’s Director of Strategic Initiatives Michael Schumer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 718.748.0650 ext. 115
Meetings return in May 2021
Previous session topics:
February 5: Maximizing your VA Benefits
February 12: Veterans & the Vaccine
February 19: Navigating Civilian Resources
February 26: Staying Healthy at BRC
March 5: Joining Bay Ridge Village
March 12: Your Feedback
Calling Veterans 60+ of New York City!
You are invited to join
Covid-19 Vaccinations for NYC Veterans (flyer with this info)
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans and VA health care personnel.
At this time, VA New York Harbor (Brooklyn) is offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to Veterans 65 years of age and older currently enrolled in VA Healthcare.
The vaccine is being administered at these locations by appointment only also:
Manhattan VA Medical Center
St. Albans Community Living Center
Staten Island Community VA Clinic
Eligible Veterans must schedule an appointment
by calling 1-877-877-9267
Veterans who are not yet enrolled in VA Healthcare may visit www.va.gov-/health-care/how-to-apply/ or call 877-222-8387 for more information on how to apply.