We recognize, engage, and advocate for our veterans and their families, by connecting them with the services and resources they've earned.
Our department oversees the financial assistance program known as Massachusetts General Law Chapter 115. This includes the decoration of veterans' graves and hero squares on Memorial Day. We also carry out commemorative activities related to Boston veterans. To apply for Chapter 115, please complete our financial assistance application:
If you would like more information on filing a claim through the Department of Veterans Affairs, please complete our online claim form:
Programs and events
History of Heroes Database
Learn more about the hero squares that exist in each neighborhood across the City.