Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans, members of the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Board of Trustees, Staff, State and Federal dignitaries, and members of the public to join us for our 2024 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony. The event will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 11:00am at the Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium on our Rocky Hill Campus. For more information, press here

Office of Advocacy and Assistance

District Offices and Contact Information

Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Advocacy and Assistance
287 West Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067

Manager of Veterans Advocacy and Assistance: John S. Carragher

Phone: (860) 616-3685


CT DVA Veterans Info Line
1-866-9CT VETS (1-866-928-8387) 

Medals/Registry:  (860) 616-3685
Military Documents: (860) 616-3685
Burial/Cemetery Services: (860) 616-3688 or 3689
Fax: 860-616-3562

District Offices

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Find your district here

1st District

Dawn Waldron
Veterans Service Officer

Devon Julien
Veterans Service Officer

555 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT 06111

Office Phone: (860) 594-6604 or 6606
Fax: 860-594-6622

2nd District
Jeannie Gardiner
Veterans Service Officer

Paul Spedaliere
Veterans Service Officer

Eric Vickers
Veterans Service Officer

100 Broadway
Norwich City Hall (Room 305)
Norwich , CT 06360

Phone: (860) 887-9162
Fax: 860-885-0644

3rd District

Anne Mosher
Veterans Service Officer

Edward Porto
Veterans Service Officer

70 West River Street
Milford, CT 06460

Phone: (203) 874-6711
Fax: 203-874-6716

4th District

Ramon Agosto
Veterans Service Officer

Bianca Ransome
Veterans Service Officer

The Bigelow Center for Senior Activities
100 Mona Terrace
Fairfield, CT 06824

Phone: (203) 418-2005
Fax: (203) 336-2569

5th District
Jason Coppola
Veterans Service Officer

William Muhl
Veterans Service Officer

Rowland State Government Center   
55 West Main Street, Suite 140
Waterbury, CT 06702

Phone: (203) 805-6340
Fax: 203-805-6341