SAVE THE DATE for STAND DOWN on 09/20/24! Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) proudly announces Stand Down 2024, being held on Friday, September 20th across six locations, including a new location in Stamford. Stand Down offers “one-stop” access to a range of services and resources from state, federal, local, and community providers with the shared goal of supporting our Connecticut Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members. For more information, please press here Veterans Stand Down


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9:00AM – 2:00PM

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is preparing for our annual STAND DOWN event which will be held at six regional locations:



Bridgeport University of Bridgeport, Wheeler Recreational Center, 400 University Ave.

Bristol ST. Gregory CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave.

Danbury Danbury War Memorial 1 Memorial Drive 

Norwich Easter Seals Veterans Rally Point, 24 Stott Ave.

Rocky Hill CTDVA main campus 287 West Street.

Stamford  UCONN 1 University Pl.


The DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel, and their immediate families by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based non-profits at these regional sites across the State.


To view the list of confirmed service providers by location please select link: Coming Soon!


To view the transportation schedule please select link: Coming Soon!


For any additional information please contact:

Call: 860-616-3772 or Email:



Service Provider list by location