1. All Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) chapter 115 benefit checks will be mailed to Veterans and/or their dependents in accordance with the written Notice of Determination (NOD) in the extent possible; meaning the third Friday of each month.
2. Veterans and/or their dependents should mail in ANY / ALL medical receipts until further notice to: Town of Hingham, Dept. of Veterans Services, #210 Central St., Hingham, MA 02043
3. The Dept. will continue to work remotely; meaning we will answer all calls / emails in the order in which they are received, but will be prioritized accordingly:
Emergency needs of Water, Food, Housing or Heating
Military Funeral Honors Assistance
All other services
During the course of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Department of Veterans’ Services has directed Veteran Service Officers to relax the application process and lessen the veterans burden in order to expedite the approval process. These will remain in effect until the conclusion of the public health crisis. Visit Mass.Gov for more information on changes that have been made to the Chapter 115 – Safety Net Program.