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Veterans
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8192014_100240_0.pngConnecticut Veterans Chamber of Commerce

They help provide opportunity for veterans and veteran-owned businesses and help to reduce barrier to business and workforce entry.
203-978-1900
8192014_100329_1.pngConnecticut Dept. Mental Health & Addiction Services

Provides support services for mental health issues. 800-662-4357


Focus on Recovery Helpline
Provides support services for mental health issues.
800-374-2800
8192014_101633_0.pngNational Coalition for Homelessness
Assist with all issues pertaining to homelessness.
800-838-4357
8192014_101821_1.pngCHFA Veteran Mortgage Refinance Program
A program implemented by the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority in order to help veterans with mortgage related issues.
860-721-9501

8192014_101849_2.pngUS Small Business Administration/Patriot Express
Offers small business loans to members of the U.S. military community.
860-240-4894


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CT Dept of Social Services/Veterans Programs
860-424-5024


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CT Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Marines’ Fund
Provides emergency temporary assistance with things such as but not limited to rent, utilities and certain medical costs.
800-491-4941

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Veterans History Project
The collect and archive the personal recollections of US wartime veterans to honor their service and share their stories.


Connecticut Legal Services
They provide legal representation to low-income persons throughout the state except greater Hartford or New Haven.
860-344-0447


Connecticut Military Support Program
This organization connects veterans to mental healthcare professionals. Most calls are returned within 48 hours.
866-251-2913
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Greater Hartford Legal Aid
They provide legal representation to low-income persons who live in the greater Hartford area.
860-541-5000 www.ghla.org
8192014_104607_9.pngNew Haven Legal Assistance Association
They provide legal representation to low-income persons who live in the greater New Haven and lower Naugatuck Valley areas.
203-946-4811 www.nhlegal.org
8192014_104910_12.pngLegal Assistance Resource Center
They coordinate publications, policy advocacy and staff training for the legal service programs.
860-278-5688 www.larcc.org
8192014_104924_13.pngAIDS Legal Network
Services include legal information, advice, referrals, case management, and representation for people living with HIV/AIDS
860-541-5027   www.ghla.org/aln/
Center for Children’s Advocacy
Focuses on rights and interests of poor children involved in judicial, welfare, health, mental health, education and juvenile justice systems.
860-570-5327 www.kidscounsel.org

The Children’s Law Center of Connecticut
Represents children whose families are involved in divorce and custody matters in court.
860-232-9993 www.clcct.org


8192014_105044_14.jpgConnecticut Fair Housing Center
Provides legal representation for people claiming discrimination in housing matters and foreclosures.
8192014_105054_15.jpgConnecticut Legal Rights Projects
Provides legal representation to low income adults with psychiatric disabilities, primarily legal problems related to their treatment and civil rights.
860-262-5030 www.clrp.org

Lawyers for Children America
Provides training and support for volunteer attorneys who represent children in child protection matters in Juvenile Court.
Woman Veterans Health Care
Provides healthcare to female veterans.
VA Health Benefits Call Center 1-877-222-8387
Veterans Benefits Administration 1-800-827-1000 www.vba.va.gov
Woman Veterans Health Strategic Health Care Group www.publichealth.va.gov/womanshealth
Military Sexual Trauma
For more information, male and female veterans can speak with their existing VA healthcare provider, contact the MST Coordinator at their nearest VA Medical Center, or contact their local Vet Center
1-800-827-1000 www.va.gov  www.vetcenter.va.gov 
Mary Susan Hungerford, APRN Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator VA Connecticut Healthcare System 203-932-5711 EX 3207

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US Department of Veterans Affairs Make the Connection
Helps veterans recognize they are not alone, there are people out there like them who are going through similar experiences, overcoming challenges, reaching positive outcomes for treatment and recovery, and finding paths to fulfilling lives.


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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



National hotline that connects individuals with mental health professionals.
1-800-273-8255

24 Hour Crisis Hotline
A domestic abuse crisis hotline.


Veteran’s Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.


CT Department of Labor/Veterans Programs
Provides information and resources to aid veterans with employment related issues.

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CT Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Provides assistance and services that relate to veterans and their needs in Connecticut.
1-866-928-8387   www.ct.gov/ctva
Newington……….860-594-6604
Norwich………….860-887-9162
Milford…….….…..203-874-6711
Bridgeport…….…203-336-2570
Waterbury……….203-805-6340

CT Trial Lawyers/VA Appeal Specialists
Non-profit organization of trial lawyers.
860-522-4345     www.cttriallawyers.org

Veterans Public Forum
You’re invited to the first ever Veterans Public Forum.  Come join the new CT Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner, Mr. Sean Connolly and your community as he integrates local resources and shares information on benefits entitled to those who have earned them.  The event will take place on Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 6 PM to 9 PM in Welte Hall of Central Connecticut State University.  No RSVP is required, see the attached flyer for more details.    Veterans Forum Flyer

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Mesothelioma Guide for Veterans

 
 
 
100 Pocono Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
Phone: (203) 775-7300