Veterans Service Office

Mailing Address Office Hours Veteran Service Officers
Veterans Service Office
Newton City Hall, Room 100
Newton, MA 02459 
(617) 796-1090 
(617) 796-1094 Fax
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
John MacGillivray 
jmacgillivray@newtonma.gov

Our Mission is to provide quality services and benefits to veterans and their dependents in need of emergency financial and medical assistance under Chapter 115 M.G.L. and to provide assistance in filling out applications and/or answering questions regarding VA Compensation, pensions, burials, etc.


The Veterans Service Center is located at Newton Post 440, 295 California Street.

Newton Cares for Soldiers Annual "Care Package" Collection drive for clothing, toiletries, snack foods and games to be sent to our soldiers serving overseas, please bring items to Newton City Hall Room 209 on Tuesday, December 31 from 1:30-3:30pm.

Cell Phones for Soldiers  Cell Phones for Soldiers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services to active-duty military members and veterans. Newton City Hall is an official drop site for used cell phones that are turned into calling minutes for our troops. Look for the collection box marked "Cell Phones for Soldiers"