Warren County Resources


Warren County Veterans’ Services is a team who persistently advocates for the support of all Veterans and their dependents and advises them about any/all policy and regulations that affect their daily lives.

What we do

  • Assist veterans, spouses, dependents and survivors with claims to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Assist with applications for pension, compensation, education, medical, burials and home loans
  • Provide transportation to and from the Albany VAMC on a daily basis
  • Assist with discharge records, medal and award requests
  • Advocate on behalf of all Warren County veterans to ensure they receive the maximum benefits to which they are entitled to under federal, state and local law

Local/County Benefits

  • Civil Service Preference
  • Veteran Property Tax Exemption
  • “Return the Favor” – Discount Card Program
  • Transportation to and from Albany VAMC
  • Assistance in obtaining discharge records & medals

State Benefits

  • Civil Service Preference
  • Blind Annuity Program
  • Veteran Driver’s License/Custom License Plates
  • Homes for Veterans (ownership)
  • Park Pass, Hunting & Fishing Licenses
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification
  • Tuition/Scholarship Awards
  • Supplemental Burial Allowance
  • (5) State Veterans’ Homes
  • Gold Star Parents Annuity
  • Employment & Training

Federal Benefits

  • Civil Service Preference
  • National Park Pass
  • Homeless Veteran Programs
  • VA Medical and Dental
  • Compensation—Service Connected Disability
  • Pension—Non-service Connected Disability (income based)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • National Cemetery
  • Burial Allowances
  • Headstone-Marker
  • Presidential Memorial Certificates
  • Home Loan Guaranty Program
  • Specially Adapted Homes
  • Life Insurance

Survivors’ Benefits

  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (service connected death)
  • Surviving Spouse Death Pension (non-service connected death/income based benefit)

We are here to help you

Denise A. DiResta Director/CVSO
Email: direstad@warrencountyny.gov

Cindy Harris Office Specialist
Email: harrisc@warrencountyny.gov

Warren County Veteran’s Services Brochure (pdf)

Office Hours:
9:00 am—5:00 pm

Transportation Service:
Ron J. ~ Mike ~ Ron S. ~ Pat Warren County Van Drivers
Round-trip to/from VAMC (Albany)

Monday—Friday 8am
Two pickup locations

Call to schedule: 518-761-6342

“We take care of the gas; You get there safe and fast!”

Department of Labor Veterans Representative
(518) 743-0925 Ext. 8884

Mental Health Resources Contact Albany VA or
Glens Falls Clinic 518-926-3265

Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association

Warren County Veterans Services
(518) 761-6342

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awarness Center