Welcome to Your Members Portal

We have created this web site to assist our DAV and DAVA Members in performance of their duties as well as to provide them with the electronic tools and information they may need. Please browse around and save some bookmarks so you can return to those pages you find most helpful and necessary. Should something not be found or if you need help understanding where various items might be hiding, please let us know. If you have stories, events, pictures or data you wish to share with your fellow Veterans, please contact us so we may publish it. Here is an introductory quick note from our Department Adjutant.

I hope the design of this Web Page will assist members and chapter officers in obtaining information regarding services provided by our Department and National Organization.

If you have any questions or any suggestions for improvements please feel free to contact me at (508) 735-7543.”

Yours Truly,
Daniel P. Stack, Department Adjutant

How Do I File My VA Claim?

There are multiple ways to file a claim with the Veterans Administration.


You can go to their website www.va.gov and click on Benefits. Their prompts will then assist you on filing a claim.


You can contact your local Department of Mass. Veterans Service Officer. Their names and addresses can be found at www.massvetsadvisor.org and type in your zip code in the box next to “Find VSO”.


If you wish to have the D.A.V. National Service Office represent and assist you with your claim, you may contact them at http://www.benefits.va.gov/boston or call 617-303-5675.

* In addition to our National Service Office. the Department of Massachusetts has Department Service Officers (DSO) available to assist you. Below are their locations and times of operation:

Bedford VAMC James Tanner/Stephan Lawler William Allen/David Epps First 3 Mondays and Tuesdays of the Month (781) 687-2999
**Office is in Building 4, Basement Room 05, across from computer lab, near gym & pool. Leave a msg, you will be contacted.
Brockton VAMC Ray Richards and William Vicini 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 7:30 (508) 583-4500  x61567
Chicopee Parks Dept. Norm Picard 2nd  Tuesday of the month (413) 594-3481
Greenfield OPC Fran Yestramski 8:30 Walk-ins 3rd  Wed of the month (413) 773-8428
Northampton VAMC Fran Yestramski 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday and Thursday (413) 582-3154
Pittsfield OPC Dennis Cardin 1st & 3rd Tuesday every month except December
Holyoke Soldiers Home Richard Connor & Herb Colon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am-2:00pm (413) 363-6065
Worcester OPC Richard Langevin 1st     Monday of the month 8am-12pm (508) 856-0104  x7084
W. Roxbury VAMC Joseph D. Gill Monday 10am-3pm (508) 868-2547
Jamaica Plain OPEN

How Do I Contact The National Service Office?

The DAV National Service Office is located at the JFK Building, Room 1575B, 15 Sudbury Street, Boston, MA 02203 TEL: 617-303-5675

Download the DAV of MA Department Directory

Click this button to download the 2018-2019 DAV of MA Department Directory