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Veterans Service Center

Location

45 South Main Street
Room #213

Office Hours

Mon & Thur, 9 am - 3 pm
Tue & Wed, 9 am - 12 pm
Closed Fridays

Contact

Veteran Services Officer: George Messier

Tel: (203) 294-2165
Fax: (203) 294-2137

Veterans Committee Website

      Memorial Day Observance 2022: Program Flyer

        Interfaith Memorial Day Service - Sunday, May 29, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Most Holy Trinity Church, 68 North Colony Rd., Wallingford ~ Public is Invited

  Memorial Day Commemorations 2022: Ceremony and Parade 
     Monday, May 30, 2022 @ 9:00 ~ Service at Dutton Park
           Immediately followed by Memorial Day Parade

 Rest In Peace: Kabul Afghanistan 26 August 2021

Memorial Day Historical Observances:

Veteran's Day Ceremony 2021: Program Flyer

Department Responsibilities

1. Provide information to all Wallingford and Meriden residents who are eligible for veterans benefits and refer them to proper agencies, as needed.

2. Assist veterans, widows, dependent parents, dependent children and orphans by completing applications to obtain federal and state benefits.

Federal Benefits: (Additional information on federal benefits)

  • Applications for:
    • Burial allowance, headstones/foot markers
    • Compensation (service-connected disabilities)
    • G.I. school, home loans and insurance 
    • Discharge/separation papers (DD 214)
    • Pension (non-service connected disability) benefits
    • V.A. hospital treatment
  • Outreach - mailings to local veterans' organizations with updates from the VA Regional Office in Newington on veteran benefits.

State Benefits (Additional information on state benefits)

  • Applications for:
    • Admittance to the Veterans Home and Hospital located in Rocky Hill
    • Assistance through the State Soldiers', Sailors' and Marines' Fund
    • Burial in the State Veterans' Cemetery in Middletown
    • Payment of cost to install federal grave-markers in private cemeteries
    • State of Connecticut veteran's driver's license.
    • Educational assistance for children of servicemen killed in action or totally disabled

3. Available for group presentations