Assistance for Active Duty Servicemembers 

We’re here to assist our Active Duty Servicemembers with getting the help and information they need.
Below are some common services that are accessed by Active Duty Servicemembers.
For more information please call one of our benefits advisors at (215) 686-3256.


We have organized services based on which level of government they are available from.
Please click on any of the titles below to view their service offerings.


  •  VETERANS’ PREFERENCE IN STATE CIVIL SERVICE

    Learn about how Veterans receive additional benefits in recognition of their military service when they pass civil service examinations required for appointment to employment positions covered by the State’s Merit System.

  • Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Credit for Active Duty Military

    The Tax Credit for Reserve and National Guard Members Called to Active Duty is also referred to as the Active Duty Tax Credit. This credit excuses reserve military service members from paying Philadelphia property taxes while they are called to active duty outside of Pennsylvania.


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  • Individual-based Services
  • Link to Information
  • Financial or Monetary Benefit
  • Housing/Real Estate
  • Education
  • Crisis Management
  • Survivor Benefit
  • Health Care Related
  • Social Media/Online
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  • Individual-based Service
  • Information
  • Financial or Monetary Benefit


  • Housing/Real Estate
  • Education
  • Crisis Management


  • Survivor Benefit
  • Health Care
  • Social Media/Online

  • Are you a
    Family Member
    or Caregiver?

    Please visit the
    Family/Caregiver section of our site.

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  • Are you a
    Veteran?

    Please visit the
    Veteran section of our site.

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Contact Us

Need Help?

Veterans Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
or text 838255
National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255
Help for
Homeless Veterans

1-877-424-3838

CITY HALL, ROOM 127
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107
(215) 686-3256

 

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