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Veterans Services
    Phone (781) 270-1959                          Fax (781) 270-8165                                  Email

THE BURLINGTON OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES advises clients as to the availability of state and federal services and benefits to which they may be entitled.  This office is the gateway for Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services' and Federal Veterans Affairs' benefits in order to provide financial assistance to all needy, eligible veterans, surviving spouses and their dependents.  This office also coordinates public events such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day programs.  On Memorial Day this office and volunteers place more than 3000 flags on the graves of veterans interred in a Town of Burlington cemetery.   
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Christopher Hanafin, Director & Jennifer Goldsmith, Principal Clerk                                        
 Hours:  M-T-Th:  8:30-4:30  W:  8:30-7:00 F:  8:30-1:00
Human Services Building, 61 Center Street, Room 212, Burlington, MA 01803

You can now book appointments with us online!
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Flag Placement at all Veteran Graves in Town:

Saturday, May 28th 09:00 am until complete


Memorial Day 2016
Monday, May 30th 2016

8:00 am - Flag Raising on the Town Common 

Directly following flag raising Coffee break will be held in the Murray-Kelly Wing of the Human Services Building

10:00 am: Ceremony at Chestnut Hill Cemetary off of Bedford Street

Thank you to our Donors for Memorial Day 2016!!!!

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