An accredited Suffolk County Veterans Service officer has recently been made available to assist Southampton Town veterans and their dependents in accessing veterans’ benefits thanks to a collaboration between Suffolk County and Southampton Town.
Sheana Morris, a U.S. Army veteran and a Suffolk County employee, will be available at the Southampton Town Clerk’s Annex in the Hampton Bays Community Center located at 25 Ponquogue Avenue. She will hold office hours on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist with questions about and applications for pensions, compensation, tax exemptions, counseling and aid. In addition, Ms. Morris will provide information on Attendance, a reimbursement program that helps reduce home health costs.
Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling (631) 723-3054. Walk-ins will be accepted only if no other appointments have been scheduled for the time. Ms. Morris can also be reached by calling the Suffolk County Office of Veterans Services in Hauppauge at (631) 853-VETS (8387).