Veterans’ Services

Veteran Contact Person: Hoween Flexer, NECCOG, hoween.flexer@neccog.org, 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.

NEWS and Events

Regional Job Fair on March 26, 2019

SAVE THE DATE

The Norwich Bulletin’s

REGIONAL JOB FAIR

TUESDAY • MARCH 26, 2019

COURTYARD MARRIOTT

181 W. Town St., Norwich 10am – 3pm

Some of the biggest employers in the area will be there!

Some of the biggest employers in the area will be there!

For information contact:

Jim at 860-425-4357

 jcoletti@norwichbulletin.com

In preparation for this Job Fair, if you are in need help with resumes and interviewing or other job services please visit the American Job  Center http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/ContactInfo/Default.html, all of the services are free and open to the public. If you are a Veteran,  request to speak specifically to Jon Pierce or Jim Hutchinson.

We are located at the Montville American Job Center http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/ContactInfo/CTWorks/MNTVL_Info.htm  601 Norwich New London Turnpike (RT 32), Suite 1 Uncasville, CT 06382  Office Hours – Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.   AJC Career Center Services/Workshop Schedules – (860) 848-5240 First, start by registering with the CT Dept. of Labor’s CTHires if you are not registered or have been registered with the DOL in the past, by going to https://www.cthires.com/vosnet/Default.aspx and creating a user account.

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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.

DVA Websitewww.ct.gov/DVA

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

Links

Veterans.ct.gov

CT Department of Veterans' Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

eBenefits