serving those who served

Our Easterseals Veterans Rally Point program serves CT Veterans, and provides free life-changing services that are philanthropy funded. 100% of all donations made to Veterans Rally Point are tax deductible as a program of the highly acclaimed, award winning Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

For many of the brave men and women veterans/servicemembers who have served our country, the journey home is complicated and challenging. Whether our veterans/servicemembers are recovering from physical and/or psychological injuries or trying to navigate the civilian world to gain meaningful employment, Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut walks with veterans/servicemembers on their journey every step of the way. At Easterseals, no one is left behind!  These services are free and local, serving our Connecticut Warriors.

Our Life Changing Services

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.

Our experienced staff provides guidance through the confusing world of VA benefits and VA Healthcare. From questions regarding VA Home Loans, to VA Healthcare sign-up and eligibility, we have you covered!

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.

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.

Easterseals provides a non-perishable food pantry for those American Warriors in need.

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.

We help eligible homeless veterans secure a safe, warm bed and a job as they work to advance into permanent housing.