Veterans' Services

Veterans’ Services Officer

VSO Peter Harvell

The Veterans’ Services Officer (VSO) is an advocate for Lincoln’s veterans and their dependents. The VSO can assist veterans with questions they have about their state and federal veteran benefits and services. The VSO can also help veterans apply for those benefits. Benefits and services include emergency financial or medical assistance programs for veterans in need, Veterans Affairs Compensation and Pension claims, educational benefits, real estate tax abatement, employment and training opportunities, burial information, and innumerable other benefits. 

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Lincoln’s Veterans Services Officer:  Peter Harvell



Bemis Hall

15 Bedford Road


Every Thursday, 9AM to Noon. 

To avoid waiting, please call ahead.

Veterans Tax Work-Off Program

The Town of Lincoln also offers a Veterans Tax Work-Off Program through which veterans may work for the Town for up to 101.5 hours/year in a variety of capacities and receive a $1,500 abatement off their real taxes. For more information on this program, contact the Council on Aging and Human Services at (781) 259-8811.

Armistice Day Ceremony

On November 11, 2018, the Lincoln Historical Society presented a program on the Lincoln soldiers in WW I.  Including an award to one of Lincoln’s fallen soldiers.  Click link below for video of the event.