Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans to join him, members of the DVA Board of Trustees, DVA Staff and Residents, and State and Federal level dignitaries at the CT DVA’s Black History Month Celebration event. The event will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at the DVA’s Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium. Our Keynote speaker is Board of Trustee member Dr. Carlita Cotton. For more information press here


 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