Veterans Advocacy & Assistance: Provides information and assistance to the state's veterans and their dependents in obtaining rights, benefits and privileges to which they may be entitled to under law.
Veterans Homes & Hospitals: Provide comprehensive services for veterans ranging from inpatient hospital care to residential rehabilitation services.
Veterans Advocacy and Assistance
CT Department of Veteran Affairs
752 E Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven CT 06516
The Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of the needs of nature. It also includes individuals who are blind or a patient in a nursing home because of mental or physical incapacity. Assisted care in an assisting living facility also qualifies. There is much information that needs to be gathered in order to apply for this benefit. For information on how to apply click here.
The Dept. of Veterans' Affairs has launched a toll-free National Caregiver support line. Each V. A. Medical Center has a Caregiver Support Coordinator who is a local resource for veterans and their caregivers. The VA Caregiver Support Program can help answer questions and provide assistance regarding durable medical equipment such as prosthetics, hearing aides as well as home modifications and other services.
For more information or to contact the Regional VA Support Coordinator, call
- Bonnie Cecarelli at (203) 932-5711 ext. 2266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Fund
350 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
A state agency to assist veterans and their families in financial & medical issues
TRICARE for Life (TFL)
1- (888) 363-5433
Provides expanded medical coverage for Medicare-eligible retirees, including retired guard members and reservists; Medicare-eligible family members and widows/widowers
Veterans Home & Hospital
VA Outpatient Clinic
1275 Summer Street, Suite 102, Stamford, CT 06902
CT Department of Veterans Home/Hospital
287 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
555 Willard Avenue, Newington, CT 06111
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center
950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516
Valuable Websites for Veterans Benefits and Services