Veteran Services

As of Monday, July 20, 2020 The Fitchburg Veterans Service Office will be opened        BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

You must wear a mask and only you and your spouse or attendant may be present with you at your appointment.  Please be assured that we are using every precaution to keep our visitors safe. 

To schedule an appointment please call 978.829.1797. 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you.

Veteran MemorialVeteran Services Office advocates on behalf of all the Fitchburg Veterans and dependents, to provide them with quality support services, and to provide financial and medical assistance, in accordance with MGL Chapter 115; CMR 108, to eligible Fitchburg residents.

The Department advises and assists clients in obtaining benefits to which they are entitled. Some of the benefits are:

  • Emergency financial assistance (MGL CH 115) to all eligible needy veterans who served honorably.
  • Process Annuity payments to 100% disabled/blind veterans, plus Gold Star parents and spouses.
  • Assistance in filing tax abatement forms
  • Assistance in obtaining veterans license plates
  • Assistance in obtaining federal VA benefits, such as service connected disability and non-service pensions, medical benefits, home loan and educational benefits, death and burial benefits and any other benefit they may be entitled to receive.

Additionally the Veteran Services Office is responsible for coordinating Memorial Day and Veterans Day activities, planning the annual Patriots Day 5K race, assisting veterans with related activities to veterans’ services, and flagging veteran graves at all municipal cemeteries.