Veteran Support

Connecticut Military Support Program [HOTLINE]

Location: Within the United States

Address: Jim Tackett, Director, 860-418-6979, [email protected]

Francis Simcic, 860-418-6679, [email protected]

Phone: (866) 251-2913


Description: 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


Certifications and Accreditation: N/A


Group, Individual, Marriage, Family, Stress, Anxiety, Deployment, Combat, Homecoming


Newington VA Hospital

Location: in the state of Connecticut


555 Willard Avenue

Newington, CT 06111

Phone: (860) 667-6838


Description: VA Connecticut Healthcare System is a member of the VA New England

Healthcare System (VISN 1). Our two main campuses are located in Newington and West

Haven. The West Haven campus is a full-service hospital while the Newington facility

provides outpatient services in the areas of primary care, specialty services and mental

health care. Community based clinics which provide primary and mental health care are

located in Danbury, New London, Stamford, Waterbury, Windham and Winsted. The

Errera Community Care Center is home to our homeless outreach services and is located

in West Haven. The VA Regional Office Hartford (Veterans Benefits Administration) is

also located at the Newington campus.

Certifications and Accreditation: Affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine and

the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine and Dentistry