The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit organization that provides support and advocacy for disabled veterans in the United States. In New York State, the DAV has a strong presence, with numerous chapters and service officers located throughout the state. These service officers work tirelessly to assist disabled veterans and their families in accessing the benefits they are entitled to, including healthcare, disability compensation, and education benefits. 

The DAV also provides a variety of programs and services aimed at improving the quality of life for disabled veterans and their families, including transportation to medical appointments, support for caregivers, and assistance with adaptive sports programs. Overall, the New York State DAV is a vital resource for disabled veterans, providing them with the support and resources they need to live fulfilling and productive lives after serving their country.

DAV Life Member of New York Chapter #158

Clifford "Shadow" Schenk

(DSO in Menands Office, District Representative)

DAV Dept of New York names Arthur Northup 2023 Volunteer Of The Year

Our Department Of New York Headquarters

 Is Located In Lynbrook New York

However we have many offices & 

Chapters all throughout NYS.

Contact Us:


 (516) 887-7100


162 Atlantic Ave. Lynbrook, NY 11563


Department Service Office


Legislative Headquarters

(518) 245-6333

150 Broadway, Suite 300

Menands, NY 12204


Department Service Office 


Regional Administrative Support Office

(585) 649-1002

1239 University Ave. Suite 4

Rochester, NY 14607

Benefit Claims are available at this location by Appointment
Our hours here are: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 03:00 pm.