Hampden County Bar Association Serving Lawyers, the Justice System and the Public
Hampden County Bar Association
P.O. Box 559 · 50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01102-0559
P: (413) 732-4660
F: (413) 732-6882
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 HAMPDEN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION LEGAL SERVICES

Whether it is veterans' benefits appeals or personal injury matters, military criminal defense or divorce & custody disputes, we will help find a local lawyer to assist you.

HCBA Lawyer Referral Service

Hampden County Legal Clinic Lawyer for a Day Programs

 

HCBA MILITARY/ATTORNEY RESOURCE & COMMUNICATION HUB

The HCBA has enlisted members who have military-life experience to create an information  hub for members of the HCBA legal community.  This hub, called Military/Attorney Resource and Communication Hub (MARCH), was created to provide a central repository of legal and non-legal resources in Hampden County.  In addition, MARCH will provide educate and support to local lawyers on military/legal issues.  For more information please contact Noreen E. Nardi or MARCH Chair-person, Attorney Katie M. McDonough.  Click here for a list of the MARCH Committee Members.  

LOCAL VETERANS RESOURCES

 One-Stop Resources/Links 

Military OneSource 

800-342-9647 

Military OneSource is a Department of Defense funded program which assists veterans and military families through the military life cycle. Services include: assistance with financial and tax services, spouse employment and education assistance, relocation and deployment tools, and confidential non-medical counseling and support. 

 

 

Bilingual Veterans Outreach Centers of Massachusetts, Inc. 

281 Franklin Street 

Springfield, MA 01107 

413-731-0194 

Web: www.bilingualvets.org  

 

 

This local outreach center aids with the following: applying for SSI benefits; home loan certificates; small business loans; MassHealth applications; applications for military records; applications for pension/compensation claims; discharge upgrading; drug/alcohol counseling; individual and family counseling; assistance with permanent veteran housing and homeless veteran housing.  

 

Clear Path for Veterans New England 

84 Antietam Street 

Devens, MA 01434 

 

Clear Path provides support through a wellness-based Veteran’s Community Center. Programs include: 

 

  • Warriors Working Career Services Program- equipping veterans with necessary skills and training for those currently working or looking to develop skills to start a career. 

  • Peer to peer mentoring – 

  • The Family Force Group – veteran families provide support to each other through community service and education; 

  • Outreach Program – partnering with local community associations such as Fairways to Freedom; Salute Military Golf Association; Fishing with Warriors; and O2X Maximum Performance to help with the healing process through physical health and wellness; 

  • Wingman Program – reaches veterans where they are located to provide individualized guidance and assistance with personal goal setting and partnerships with national local organizations.