Veterans Stand Down 2021 registration for the two day “virtual” period (Sept. 22-23) and/or the “in-person” event on Sept 24 is open! This year the in-person event will take place at 5 different locations. Connecticut Veterans and currently serving military members. Find information here to register


 What We Provide

The Residential Facility provides veterans with a continuum of wrap around rehabilitation services and programs, within a community living environment.  Residential Staff, consisting of Social Workers, Residential Workers, a Vocational Rehabilitation Coordinator, a Therapeutic Recreation Therapist and Case Managers assist each Veteran Resident in developing an individualized plan, which outlines their goals and objectives to successfully return to independent living.

Services Available as a Veteran Resident of the Residential Facility:

Employment & Education

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Program 
  • Educational Services
  • Employment Search Assistance
  • Veteran Vocational & Therapeutic Program (VVTP)

Social Work & Case Management

  • DVA Social Work Service
  • Department Of Mental Health & Addiction Services (Chrysalis Center, Inc.) Partnership

Collaborative Partnerships 

  • Department of Labor Partnership
  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center Partnership
  • Department of Social Services Partnership

Recovery Support

  • The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' Veterans Recovery Center (VRC) is located on the DVA campus as a four week outpatient service available to DVA Resident Veterans and Veterans in the community.

Veteran Entertainment and Technology Connection, or VET Connection

  • Resource center for Veteran Residents with six desktop computers, two smart TVs

Veterans Fitness Center

  • Veterans Fitness Center with new cardio machines and weights

Nutritional Services

Recreation and Activities

Transportation Services

Spiritual and Religious Services