Veterans Services

A message from the Veterans Director, Joe Ruggiero

As the Director of Veterans Services I look forward to working with all residents who have served our country. To keep you updated on everything going on throughout the year I will be sending out a quarterly newsletter. Please take a moment and sign up below. Please feel free to reach out at anytime through my contact information at the bottom of the page.

Veterans Sign Up

Department Overview:

The Billerica Veterans Department serves the Town’s veterans under Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 115. The Department advocates and advises veterans on benefits they are entitled to including employment, educational opportunities, medical care, and other benefits. 

Services:

The Veteran’s Department aims to serve the men and women who have fought for their country. They advocate at every level and fight for the benefits our Veterans deserve. The department purchases new flags to proudly be displayed in the Common, Talbot Oval, and other places around town including the cemetery. Veterans Department also provides food stamp intake, social security counseling, and VA Benefits guidance to residents. 

The Department provides emergency fuel assistance to residents in need. The Town will also continue to fund 25% of Veterans benefits with the other 75% reimbursed by the state. 

Contact:

Veterans Director - 

Joe Ruggiero - (978) 671 - 0968 / JRuggiero@town.billerica.ma.us

Head Clerk -

Marie O'Rourke - (978) 671 - 0968 / MORourke@town.billerica.ma.us