The CVLC Family Has Grown!

It's a new era at Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. Meet our new staff members!

Jen Vickery - Director of Advancement

Erin McBurney and Sarah Ryan - Discharge Upgrades

Sharon Jung - Howard Udell Fellow

Apply for a Singer Fellowship to work with CVLC

The mission of the Singer Connecticut Public Service Fellowship program is to have a long term impact on access to justice in Connecticut by funding and supporting the placement of talented new lawyers with legal services organizations within the state. Are you a talented new laywer? Come work with CVLC!

Wars Don't End On The Battlefield

The mission of Connecticut Veterans Legal Center is to help veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness overcome legal barriers to housing, healthcare and income.

Get Involved

CVLC is always looking for passionate volunteers to take cases, help with fundraising, and more! See how your volunteer work can make a difference in the lives of Connecticut's Veterans.

The Ride For Our Vets 2017

The Ride For Our Vets was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out to ride, walk, and raise money to support legal services for Connecticut's veterans.

THANK YOU, CVLC SUPPORTERS!

Thank you to our supporters from Point72 Asset Management. Without Point72, the RIDE For Our Vets would not be possible.

Our Mission

The mission of Connecticut Veterans Legal Center is to help veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness overcome legal barriers to housing, healthcare and income. Listen to Suzanne and Leonard tell their stories.

 

legal help strengthens veterans in recovery.

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“It’s like having the USS Enterprise with a couple of battleships watching my back.

I know that CVLC has got me. I’m very grateful for that.”

Ralph Clyburn

Veteran, CVLC Client

 

Latest News and Events

CVLC Congratulates UnitedHealth Group!

By cvlcintern | October 16, 2017

CVLC’s Review-A-Rama partner, UnitedHeath Group, was honored with the 2017 CPBO Pro Bono Partner award! Thank you so much to UHG for your amazing pro bono work on behalf of CT’s veterans. Click Here to Read the UHG Press Release

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CVLC Expands to DVA in Rocky Hill!

By cvlcintern | October 16, 2017

DVA AND CONNECTICUT VETERANS LEGAL CENTER SIGN AGREEMENT TO BRING LEGAL SERVICES TO VETERANS Veteran Residents of the DVA will now have free legal services and sessions while staying at the campus (ROCKY HILL, CT) –Yesterday afternoon, Sean M. Connolly, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs and Margaret Middleton, Co-Founder and Executive Director of…

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Breaking News: Kurta Memo Expands the Pathway to Discharge Upgrades for Our Clients

By cvlcintern | October 4, 2017

The veterans we serve have cause to celebrate. The “Kurta Memo,” issued by the Under Secretary of Defense on August 25, 2017, expands protections for veterans whose adverse discharges were a result of the “invisible wounds” of mental illness and/or sexual trauma. The memo is the latest effort by DoD leaders to achieve uniformity across…

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For every $1 you give, CVLC returns $8 to veterans in increased income and reduced debt.