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Veterans’ Resources

The following resources are available to Veterans, and possibly family members. 

Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

“An education focused site that provides a wide variety of resources that discusses topics such as Continuing Education for Veterans, the GI Bill post 9/11, Veterans Online Education and Jobs Program for Veterans. Also included is a comprehensive database that allows our service men and women to search for Accredited Online Colleges and Universities that can help them pursue an education and career once they complete their military service.”
Search for and compare online college programs:http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-colleges/

AC Online Guide to College Affordability for Veterans

Information related to college affordability, admissions, financial aid opportunities.  Also provides comparison between Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9/11 Bill.  Resource listings for Veterans scholarships and grants; etc.

U.S. Veterans Administration

Connecticut Veterans Administration

Information on all CT Veterans services including locations.

GI Bill Website – to apply for benefits

Veterans Information Portal

Healthy Vet

Information on Health Issues with links to health topics, drugs and supplemental information, and medical libraries.

Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs

Combat2Career 

Web-based service to assist military members and veterans in the pursuit of higher education and the transition to civilian careers.

Veterans Crisis Line – Connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. 1-800- 273-8255 (Press 1) chat on line atVeteransCrisisLine. net or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. 
Housing and Mortgages for Veterans and Active Military -Describes VA loans, its benefits, how to apply, special protections against foreclosure, etc.
Mesothelioma Resources:Mesothelioma Veterans Center: MesotheliomaVeterans.org  
Mesothelioma and Veterans:  Provides valulable resources information and Veteran support. www.mesotheliomagroup.com
Mesothelioma: Resource Guide – Resource from the Community Outreach team at the Mesothelioma Guide.

Mesolthioma Helpful Info – Includes downloadable booklet for patients and caregivers.

Pleural Mesothelioma :  Information on Asbestos related disease, mesothelioma, and treatment options available.
Awareness of Dangers of asbestos exposure: Educates all veterans on the dangers of asbestos exposure and helps provide service members suffering from mesothelioma up-to-date information. 

Mesothelioma Resources : Provides information to understand the illness and recognize symptoms.
MilitaryVALoan.com :  This is an independently operated, non-governmental free resource for military veterans researching VA home loans and other mortgage related benefits available to them.  An independently owned, non-government site offering up-to-date information on current VA mortgage rates, purchase and refinance guides, eligibility information, energy efficiency opportunities, and more.