Veterans' Advisory Joint Committee
As authorized by Connecticut General Statute 27-135, the towns of Guilford and Madison have appointed a Joint Veteran’s Advisory Committee to:
- act as the coordinating agency in all matters concerning veterans and their dependents, coordinating the activities of public and private facilities concerned with veterans' reemployment, education, rehabilitation and adjustment to peacetime living;
- cooperate with all national, state and local governmental and private agencies in securing services and benefits to which a veteran or his dependents may be entitled;
- use the services and facilities of the veterans organizations so far as possible to carry out the purposes of this section; and
- encourage and coordinate vocational training services for veterans.
If you are a veteran and require any assistance or guidance, please contact one of the Veteran’s Advisory Committee members.
Resources for Veteran's Assistance
Veterans’ Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 then press #1
United Way : 2-1-1
(great resource for many different types of assistance)
West Haven VA Homeless Team: 203-479-8046
Supportive Services for Veteran Families: 860-778-2423
Soldiers’, Sailors’ & Marines’ Fund : 860-296-0719
(for vets who served during a war era)
CT Dept of Veterans’ Affairs Office of Advocacy and Assistance: 866-928-8387
Agency on Aging of South Central CT: 203-785-8533
VA Medical Centers: West Haven: 203-932-5711 Newington: 860-666-6951
To our veterans and their families who support them, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your service!
You can contact The Veterans' Advisory Committee through the Madison Town Clerk's office. Please call (203) 245-5672 for assistance. Your request will then be referred to a committee member who will contact you. (If you have an emergency situation, please contact 911.) All communications are confidential. Thank you for your service. We look forward to working with you.
|Joel Miller (Chair)