CTVA: Information for OEF/OIF Veterans
OEF/OIF info

Information for OEF/OIF Veterans

Welcome to our special site for OEF/OIF Veterans!

Connecticut has deployed over 16,000 since September 11, 2001.   

We have many resources that may be assistance to you and your family.

 

Connecticut Military Support Program – offering free and confidential counseling with specially trained civilian mental health specialists to help service members who are awaiting deployment to, currently a part of, or back home from Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom and their spouses, significant others, teens, kids, siblings, parents and grandparents.  Go to: www.ct.gov/msp
 
Need Immediate Counseling - Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Helpline  Click here for info
         
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers a special website with many national programs to assist and inform veterans of OEF/OIF.  Please go to http://www.oefoif.va.gov/  US Dept of Veterans Affairs urges you to call them at 877-222-8387   If you have not been contacted by The United States Department of Veterans' Affairs about medical benefits available to OIF/OEF Veterans, please see below:
 
 
Trouble Adjusting to HOME LIFE after deployment?  go to:
Wellness Resources for the Military Community. 
 
NEW NATIONAL VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER WEBSITE:  http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/
 
Fund for Veterans Education– Scholarship Programs for OEF/OIF Veterans.   Go to:  www.veteransfund.org/board_of_advisors.php
 
 
         Also checkout the Hip Pocket Guide to the Post 9-11 GI Bill.
 
            Click above to download full 45 page report
 
UCONN Co-sponsoring new program for Veterans Small Businesses
Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management launched the first of its kind Government-wide Veterans Employment Website. This website is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of Veterans.  Here is the address of the site:
 

American Corporate Partners offers free career counseling and mentoring to OIF/OEF veterans by professionals from America's finest corporations and universities. For more information and to apply to their new Hartford-area program, please visit www.acp-usa.org.

 

        Watch our site for updates on the new GI Bill and other resources





Content Last Modified on 1/6/2011 10:31:42 AM