Veterans’ Services

Veteran Contact Person: Hoween Flexer, NECCOG,, 860-774-1253 ext. 17
Mailing Address: PO Box 96, Voluntown, CT 06384

The town of Voluntown has appointed a Veteran Services Contact Person to ensure that all of the veterans in Voluntown and their dependents are aware of the services that are available to them.


Equi-Strong Veterans Horsemanship Program

Join fellow veterans to discover how the bond between horse and human can inspire lasting connections, personal growth, and self awareness. Enjoy learing the basics of horse care, communication and the principles of natural horsemanship in a quite country setting to promote mindfulness & relaxation.

Partner with our certified equestrian professionals in a safe, supportive environment. This series does not include riding, however, future activities may include volunteering and or riding depending on availability.  This program is being offered free to area veterans thanks to the generous support of the Horses for Heroes program at Manes & Motions Therapeutic Riding Center.

When: A six week series beginning July 2. Each weekly session is two hours. 

Where: At Manes & Motions, 874 Millbrook Rd, Middletown, CT

To register, call 860-685-0008.


The Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) has recently announced that they have made a host of upgrades and enhancements to their state website and mobile app in order to ensure all veterans are receiving the most up to date news and information.


Here you will find information about the services, programs and benefits offered to Connecticut Veterans by the DVA and other agencies.

CTVeterans mobile app

Now available for both Apple and Android mobile devices and connects Veterans, current service members and their families to a directory of services that the state provides for Veterans, as well as access to theVeterans Crisis Line and information on how to support Veterans in the state.*The new mobile app can be downloaded free of charge from theiTunes Store and Google Play Store by searching the keyword “CTVeterans.” *

You can also stay up-to-date with the latest news, upcoming events, and current happenings at the Rocky Hill Campus and throughout the State Veterans’ community by visiting their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter applications.

Facebook – CT Veterans Affairs

Instagram – ‘ctvetsaffairs

Twitter – @CTVetsAffairs

Connecticut General Assembly- 2017 Acts Affecting Veterans & The Military


State and Regional Contacts

Connecticut Military Support Program,  1-866-251-2913
Provides 24/7 free and confidential counseling for military and their families; crisis intervention, marriage, family, stress, anxiety.

Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veterans Info Line, 1-866-9CT-VETS

Department of Labor Veterans’ Representatives/New London
Mike Ennis, LVER (Local Veterans Employment Representative): (860)439-7581, Fax (860)439-7420
Jason Sechrist, DVOP (Disabled  Veterans Outreach Services): (860)439-7582, Fax (860)439-7420
Norwich- Jon Pierce, DVOP (860)859-5605, Fax (860)439-7420


CT Department of Veterans' Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs