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Massachusetts Veteran Connect

Massachusetts Veteran Connect is one of the New England Center and Home for Veterans’ (NECHV) newest programs. This program, funded through the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services, is intended to fill a gap in Veteran services in Eastern Massachusetts.

Services Offered

  • Housing and Stabilization Support
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Case Management
  • Outreach
  • Health Navigation
  • Housing Related-Financial Assistance

Please note, financial assistance is assessed on a case by case basis and is not guaranteed


  • Veterans under any discharge
  • Veterans residing across Eastern Massachusetts

Other Eligibility Criteria may be applied and a Veteran may be referred to other programs that may be better suited to fill the Veteran’s needs.

To refer a Veteran to any of these programs, please complete this MVC referral form

Contact Information

Katie Mullett

Advancement Team


New England Center and Home for Veterans

Advancement Department

17 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108

T 617-371-1777  F 617-371-1840

Charlene F. Pontbriand

Senior Vice President, Advancement

Mark O. Gough

Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations

Nicole Hand

Director of Sponsorships and Events

Adrienne Kaplowitz

Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

Nick Feeko

Communications Associate

Duyen Hua

Lead Development Associate

Maggie Retton

Development Associate

Lindsay Davis-Braun

Development Systems Manager

Annual Greater Boston Stand Down

The New England Center and Home for Veterans is pleased to announce that the annual Greater Boston Stand Down will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Boston City Hall Plaza.

This yearly event brings together community providers and Veterans in one place to provide Veterans easy access to services and employment opportunities.

As in past years, over 100 service providers, employers, and community organizations are expected to turn out and provide essential supportive services, including housing assistance, medical care and wellness programs, legal support and employment assistance. Veterans will also be able to enjoy a free lunch and live entertainment.

For more information about the event, or to apply as a service provider, please contact Download and print the event flyer here.

Important information for Veterans planning to attend:

Veteran service hours are from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. You must bring proof of service. DD214 is acceptable.

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