Thank You Sponsors and Attendees for a Wonderful Event!

Saluting Service brings together volunteers, supporters and donors from around the region to celebrate our shared success in providing life-changing legal representation to veterans.

Thank You Sponsors & Riders for Another Successful Ride!

The Ride For Our Vets is an annual Ride or Walk fundraiser held every June to  support legal services for Connecticut's Veterans. We hope to see you there in 2019!

Study Reveals Medical Legal Partnership Improves Mental Health!

Study shows CVLC's clients experience improved mental health and decreased homelessness!
Read outcomes published in Health Affairs by CVLC, VA and NYLAG researchers and funded by the Bristol Myers-Squibb Foundation here.

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.

THANK YOU, CVLC SUPPORTERS!

CT Veterans Legal Center is an independent nonprofit.  Our work is made possible through the generosity of many corporations, foundations and individuals. For every dollar donated to CVLC, $10 in income, reduced debt, or health benefits is generated for a veteran. 

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

Join Our Cause – CVLC is Hiring!

By CVLC | December 5, 2018

Join our merry band of advocates who give our all every day to help veterans overcome legal obstacles so that they can live meaningful and comfortable lives. CVLC announces a new position of Pro Bono Coordinator and we are still searching for our next visionary Executive Director. For more information on these positions go to…

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NEW VA Benefit Advocacy Training Available

By CVLC | November 26, 2018

  The Practicing Law Institute (PLI) just released a new online training on how to effectively advocate for veterans in matters relating to VA Benefits and Discharge Upgrades.  This training is free and satisfies the VA’s CLE requirements.   For more information and access to the training, click here.

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Blue Water Veterans Ask for Recognition

By CVLC | November 13, 2018

Senator Blumenthal, CVLC Interim Director Cindy Johnson, Garry Monk of the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress and other veteran organizations highlight the needs of “Blue Water” Vietnam Veterans on Veterans Day. On behalf of CVLC’s clients, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center lends it’s wholehearted support to this necessary and important law.  A significant part of…

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For every $1 you give, CVLC returns $10 to veterans in increased income and reduced debt.