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Welcome to BIAC’s directory of Connecticut-based community resources, state and national organizations, and publications with important information related to brain injury education, prevention, and recovery. If you need further assistance, please give our helpline a call at 860-219-0291 to connect with a Brain Injury Specialist, or email general@biact.org.

    Veterans

    Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs

    Provides assistance to veterans, their eligible spouses and eligible dependents in obtaining veterans’ benefits under federal, state and local laws.
    Phone: 860.616.3600

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    Connecticut Vet Centers

    Counseling services for veterans and family members.
    Phone: Toll Free 1.877.927.8387; Danbury – 203.790.4000; Norwich – 860.877.1755; Orange – (203) 795-6091; Rocky Hill – 860.563.8800
    Veterans with Combat Concussion Support Group
    Location: New Haven Vet Center, 141 Captain Thomas Blvd., West Haven
    Group Facilitator: Gabe Kautzner at 203-795-0148 or gabor.kautzner@va.gov

    Visit Connecticut Vet Centers

    Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) Military Support Program

    Services include outpatient counseling for veterans and family members, case management, and a 24/7 call center.

    Visit the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

    Phone: Toll-Free 1.866.251.2913

    Veterans Diversion and Trauma Recovery Program

    Jail diversion and trauma recovery program serves military service members and veterans and diverts veterans with trauma-related symptoms to a seamless system of treatment and recovery support services. The program provides assessment and treatment planning services, access to trauma-integrated treatment services, referral to benefits and recovery support services provided by multiple local, state, and federal providers, ongoing support through the adjudication of their court case, and forensic case management.

    Visit the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for more information


    Phone: 860.859.4602

    Naval Health Clinic New England — TRI-Service Warrior Care Clinic

    The overarching goal of the Tri-Service Warrior Care Clinic is to facilitate return to duty. This mission is accomplished by providing coordinated and comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment and treatment for active duty service members with mild to moderate traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep disorders, and chronic pain.
    Phone: 888.628.9633

    Naval Health Clinic New England — TRI-Service Warrior Care Clinic

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs — VA Connecticut Healthcare System

    Information about federal health care benefits.
    West Haven Campus – 203.932.5711
    Newington Campus – 860.666.6951

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs — VA Connecticut Healthcare System

    BrainLineMilitary

    A service of brainline.org.

    Help for service members, veterans, national guard, reserve, and families.

    Phone: 703.998.2020

    BrainLineMilitary

    TBI: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans

    Guide Produced by The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. Additionally, document can be viewed at and searched by section.

    DVBICFamilyCaregiverCurriculum_Full.pdf

    VeteranAid.org

    A website that offers detailed information on a veteran’s pension benefit is called Aid and Attendance (A&A). A Wartime Veteran or surviving spouse who requires the assistance of another person to perform daily tasks, such as eating, dressing, undressing, taking care of the needs of nature, etc., may be eligible. Individuals residing in a nursing home or assisted living facility may also be eligible.

    Phone: (866) 584-7191

    VeteranAid.org

    Financial Resources and Discounts for Military Families

    Website offering information and website links to organizations that provide assistance to military families, including military spouse assistance, benefits for dependents and children, financial assistance, and organizations that provide discounts to veterans and their families.

    Financial Resources and Discounts for Military Families