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Join Us!  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.

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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

New Benefits for CT Veterans

By CVLC | October 19, 2018

CVLC celebrates the passing of SB 284.  CT expands benefits to veterans with PTSD and bad paper discharges. We see first-hand the devastating effects that “Other Than Honorable Discharges” have on veterans. Now so many more injured veterans can get the benefits they need to enjoy a life of dignity and purpose.

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Breaking News: Navy Veteran Wins Discharge Upgrade

By CVLC | September 28, 2018

Another CVLC pro bono volunteer attorney comes through for a veteran! Jane Milas, of  Garcia and Milas, helped Bianca Cruz, a Navy veteran sexual assault survivor, fight her unjust separation. Bianca’s discharge upgrade opens up many new opportunities.  

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New Office Open House

By CVLC | August 24, 2018

Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 2-4 pm Errera Community Care Center 114 Boston Post Rd, West Haven We have our own shingle – and a suite of offices too!! Come for a tour & dessert to help us celebrate. As fond as we were of our tiny office shared on a rotating basis by our 10…

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