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835 Hanover Road, Meriden, CT 06451
203-634-9876

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203-634-9876
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Veterans Administration Benefits information:

1.Guide to Veterans Benefits (PDF available in hardcopy). 
Contents are 
a.Welcome
b.Benefits
c.CT Recognized Periods of Service
d.Agency Addresses and Telephone Numbers (PDF available in hardcopy)
e.Contacts

2.Overview, eligibility requirements, application and contact information for the Veteran flag on drivers’ license. Select ‘Apply ‘to fill in form and print form from pdf. Submit to VA in Rocky Hill. 

3.CT Wartime Service Medal and Posthumous CT Wartime Service Medal. (Example:Select ‘Application ‘to fill in form and print form from pdf. Submit to VA in Rocky Hill.)

4.State of Connecticut (CT) guide to benefits includes Benefits, About the Department, Connecticut Recognized Periods, and Agency Addresses. 
a.Residential programs and services information.
b.Cemetery and memorial service eligibility, benefits and contacts information. 

5.Publications, Policies, and Forms you can find how to the request a copy of a DD214, Exam announcements, Retirement info, and Guide to Benefits. 

6.Soldier’s, Sailor’s, Marine’s Fund (or SSMF) definition, what is and is not covered, eligibility, where and how to apply. (PDF form available in hardcopy) 

7.Elderly veterans VA benefits
a.Pension
b.Disability compensation
c.Home Loans
d.Aide Attendance/Housebound (PDF available in hardcopy)

8.Property Tax Exemption

9.Non-VA Emergency Care Fact Sheet (PDF available in hardcopy)

10.VA Benefits in Brief (PDF available in hardcopy)