Veterans Homes Council

The nineteen member Veterans Homes Council was established through law in 2022. The Council acts an advisory body to make recommendations to the Secretary of the Executive Office of Veterans Services (EOVS) to ensure the health, well-being, and safety of residents of state-operated Veterans Homes and access to equitable, high quality, and competent care for veterans across the Commonwealth.

Veterans Council responsibilities

The Council’s responsibilities include: recommend policies and propose rules and regulations pertaining to state-operated Veterans Homes to the Secretary of Veterans Services; refer recommendations for appointment or removal for the Superintendent of the Veterans Homes; and provide an annual report of the two Veterans Homes and recommendations to increase regional equity and accessibility and to provide for equitable access for people of all identities including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

2024 Veterans Home Council Meeting Schedule

January 16th @ 11:00 – 1:00 

March 26th @ 5:00 – 7:00

June 25th  @ 11:00 – 1:00

September 24th @ 5:00 – 7:00

December 17th @ 11:00 – 1:00

Please refer to the events listing here for more information for more information about the location and/or virtual meeting link. 

About the Council

Contact us


600 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02111
100 Cambridge Street , 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02114


General phone number (617) 210-5480


(617) 210-5755


Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Appointments to the Veterans Homes Council 

2/08/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll


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