Helpful Veteran Resources

helpful veteran resources

Helpful veteran resources for the greater New Haven, Connecticut region including homeless, financial assistance, and Veterans Affairs programs. Urgent Need: dial 2-1-1 or go to If a veteran needs emergency help, call 9-1-1. If a veteran needs urgent help, call 2-1-1. The highly-trained contact specialists at 2-1-1 can provide local referrals to 4,100 agencies … Continue reading Helpful Veteran Resources

Why the American Legion and VFW Matter More, Now

And Why a Bunch of Post-9/11 Veterans Organized a “New Century” Legion Post By Charles M. Pickett (updated: 10 December 2019) As a direct consequence of the end of military conscription in 1973, more of America’s bellicose burden is concentrated in a shrinking segment of our population. While the end of the draft is considered … Continue reading Why the American Legion and VFW Matter More, Now