SAGE NYC: Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders
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SAGEVets is a partnership between SAGE and the Veterans Justice/LGBT Projects of Legal Services NYC to help LGBT older adults who are military service veterans improve their access to VA benefits and their overall health and wellness. In addition to general assistance, SAGEVets provides guidance to veterans impacted by the military's policies regarding LGBT people. Veterans Benefits Counseling is provided at no cost by the New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs.

Who does SAGEVets serve?

SAGEVets serves LGBT veterans over the age of 50 who reside in New York State.

What does SAGEVets offer?

  • Outreach and education to providers and individuals throughout New York State
  • VA benefit eligibility evaluation
  • Legal advice and counsel and/or representation regarding discharge status upgrades,
    especially regarding discharges related to sexual orientation
  • Case management assistance
  • Programs for older LGBT veterans
  • "Know Your Rights" materials for LGBT veterans
  • Support group for older LGBT veterans

Contact the SAGEVets Program Coordinator, at 212-741-2247 x138 for more information.

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305 Seventh Ave, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-741-2247 tel
212-366-1947 fax
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