Connecticut Veterans Legal Center provides free legal representation, advice, and referrals to veterans in every town in Connecticut.
Are you a clinician or case manager looking to make a referral? Click here.
As a recovery-focused organization, CVLC serves veterans through a medical-legal partnership (MLP) model in which we partner with Veterans Administration Hospitals (“the VA”) and other connected providers to foster holistic support for veterans alongside their clinicians. Our attorneys represent veterans in almost every type of civil case related to our core mission of removing legal barriers to income, housing, and healthcare.
Learn more about our various legal services below. If you are looking to get service connected please have your clinician fill out the forms on our clinician referral page here OR call or text our intake line at (203) 479-0375.
Still have questions? Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.
Are you in crisis? Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 988 then press 1 OR text 838255.
"They're so wonderful [at CVLC] and so helpful. I'm really lucky that I found these people and they are willing to help me."- Morgan Gray, Marine Corps Veteran
CVLC Services & Legal Council Support
Veterans Benefits & VA Access
Housing & Right to Council
VA & Discharge Upgrades
consumer debt disputes
Military sexual Trauma (MST)
Trans & LGBTQ+ Support
Bias & Discrimination
Get Connected with CVLC's Legal Services
Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC) works with veterans in treatment recovering from mental health challenges, addiction and substance abuse, and/or experiencing homelessness. CVLC works directly with veterans who are referred to us by their mental health clinician, case manager, or physician.
To get connected to CVLC’s legal teams and start the intake process, please have your referring clinician fill out our client referral intake form here. This forms are required before proceeding to a screening interview where your legal issue and eligibility will be discussed. You clinician can also submit the form via fax at (203) 889-0111.
Still have questions? Call or text our intake line at (203) 479-0375.
Meet our Screening & Referral Team
Intake and Program Access Specialist
Clinicians Who can Make a CVLC Referral
- Addiction Therapist
- APRN /Nurse
- Behavioral Health Clinician
- Case Manager
- Community Support Worker
- Employment Specialist
- Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
- Mental Health Clinician
- Occupational Therapist
- OEF/OIF Social Worker
- Outreach Social Worker
- Peer Support Specialist
- Primary Care Physician
- Readjustment Counselor
- Social Worker
- SSVF Case worker
- Substance Abuse Counselor
- VASH Case Manager
- Veteran’s Jail Diversion Case Manager
- Vocational Specialist
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Client Charles McClain (left) and Client Robert Lagrua (right). Photos by Desirea Photography.