Mission Statement

Effective immediately, The Rhode Island Office of Veterans Services maintains thorough knowledge of individual and social factors contributing to personal problems that affect the veteran and active duty service members and their families, remains current on issues and trends impacting the work and mission of the division, forms strong and successful partnerships locally, regionally and nationwide to address veterans’ issues in Rhode Island, in order to set conditions to reduce homeless veterans, veterans living in poverty, veteran unemployment rates, ensure veterans receive proper medical care, while continuing quality customer service at the Rhode Island Veterans Home and Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery and ensure every Veteran has an opportunity to make it in Rhode Island.

Directors Message from Kasim Yarn