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Veteran & Military Family Services

Easterseals believes our veterans and military families can thrive where they live—and our mission is to ensure that’s possible in every community. Easterseals is committed to the successful reintegration of veterans and their families into civilian life.

The needs of veterans and military families are evolving, not disappearing. With over 70 years of expertise and experience, award winning Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut is committed to working with veterans and their families to secure employment. It is through meaningful employment that veterans can achieve self sufficiency and independence.

We employ a holistic approach to addressing the needs of veterans and their families. Easterseals uses innovative strategies and its expertise coupled with a supportive 1:1 customized model tailored specifically to the individuals’ needs. Additionally, there is an on-site professional clothing resource room and food pantry when needed.

Call our dedicated Veteran & Military Family Services line at 860-859-4148 ext. 1 today to schedule services! Our free and local life-changing Veterans/Servicemembers & Military Family programs include:

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The needs of veterans/servicemembers & military families are evolving, not disappearing.  With 70 years of expertise and experience, award winning Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT is committed to working with veterans and their families to secure employment.  It is through job placement that veterans can achieve self-sufficiency and independence.

Veterans Rally Point has an on-site CT Veteran Service Officer on hand to answer any questions concerning benefits, what services are available to them, and so on.

In addition to having an on-site CT Veteran Service Officer, Easterseals provides guidance and access to the Rally Point digital lab to facilitate veterans effectively accessing their military benefits.

Utilizing Easterseals’ computer center, we provide 1:1 customized support and training that results in veterans conducting electronic job searches and completing individualized on-line employment applications.

Individuals are offered the training needed to meet the requirements of various employment opportunities. Services include interview preparedness including resume and cover letter development, computer basics and applications, office etiquette and interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

For qualified candidates, Easterseals offers pro-bono legal services to cover a variety of needs.

Vets helping Vets meetings—join us for conversation and refreshments. No topic is off limits. Together we stand…you are not alone. Please call.

At Easterseals, we understand that there are circumstances in life that result in veterans/servicemembers needing a “hand up” to get back on track and continue their journey.  A personal finance management session is required.

Easterseals provides an on-site professional clothing resource room that is available to veterans/servicemembers & their families as they prepare to re-enter the workforce as well as a non-perishable food pantry for those American Warriors in need.

For many of the brave men and women veterans/servicemembers who have served our country, the journey home is complicated and challenging. Whether our American Warriors are recovering from physical and/or psychological injuries, Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT walks with veterans/servicmembers & their families every step of the way.

Easterseals recognizes that family members and caregivers of veterans/servicemembers  also need help.  If you are caring for one of these brave men or women, call Easterseals for support and guidance.

Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluations and advocacy for options and services to meet veterans/servicemembers comprehensive health needs.

Mastering interpersonal skills opens endless doors. With Easterseals’ interpersonal communication coaching services, we will help you to make a great first impression every time, develop excellent listening skills, and earn trust, respect and long-lasting relationships.

Substance Abuse Coaching is another tool you can use to support your journey to lasting addiction recovery. You know you want to overcome addiction, but you don’t necessarily know how, what to do or where to start. Easterseals understands the process of recovery and is there to guide you through.

Our Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program helps eligible homeless veterans secure a safe, warm bed and a job as they work to advance into permanent housing. 

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