American Flag waving in the wind on a flag pole.

President Abraham Lincoln

"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and for his orphan"

Soldier with backpack, boots, American flag.

Our Mission

"To enrich the veteran's quality of life by providing supportive comprehensive services to all Veterans in need so they may successfully integrate back into the society to which they served..."

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Multiple American flags.

George Washington

"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation."


Veteran Centers

The CNYVOC is the signature program of UCD. Working towards becoming a one-stop facility in Utica for Veterans residing throughout Central New York.

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Veterans Outreach Center: Northern NY
On October 1, 2013 the UCD began offering services to Northern New York. Today we have an office located in Watertown, NY, and our staff is second to none in the North country for helping Veterans and their families.

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Catskill Veterans Outreach Center
Located in Stamford, NY - this project will move fast to provide the Catskill region with the same benefits as the CNYVOC and the NNYVOC.

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James V. Luvera Memorial Chapel

Person Doing Shopping For Elderly Neighbor

The Utica Food Pantry

Interior Of Coffee Shop With Customers Using Digital Devices

The Bunker Café

Vintage clothes for sale inside a shop

The Parkway Center Thrift Store (New2You)

squash racket and ball

Public Use GYM

Blonde haired boy in an American flag t-shirt wearing boxing gloves.

Youth Boxing

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop

News & Events

Save The Date

September 21, 2018

The annual CNY Veteran's Outreach Center – Veteran's Gala will be held at The Hotel Utica on Friday September 21, 2018...

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Pro Bono Legal Consultation

June 19, 2018

The Central New York Veteran's Outreach Center in conjunction with The Legal Aid society will host a free to all veterans legal clinic on Tuesday June, 19th. Veterans are encouraged to contact the CNY VOC to schedule an appointment....

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Vietnam Veterans Day 2018

March 29, 2018

Please join us on  in celebrating Vietnam Veterans Day. All Vietnam veterans who attend will receive a special lapel pin.  Light refreshments will be served. Please contact Candy Curry at The Parkway Center if you have any questions. (315) 223-3973 ext. 104 Thursday March 29, 2018 12:30 PM Parkway Center Memorial Gym 220 Memorial Parkway Utica,...

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Learn more about our partners...

The Community Foundation - blue and green logoCity of UticaYouthBuild UticaWorking SolutionsMohawk Valley Community College (MVCC)United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica AreaParkway Center: it's not age, it's attitude.Madison-Oneida BOCES