Our mission is to ensure the provision and coordination of human services for the City's armed forces veterans. This center serves as a central location for area veterans to access City and State assistance.
Many amenities are available to veterans, including transportation in the form of a shuttle bus from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the V.A. Hospital in West Haven.
The free transportation program is open to Bridgeport veterans and their spouses. The bus makes three round-trips each day leaving the Veteran’s Affairs Office (752 East Main Street) at 9:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. The bus leaves the V.A. Hospital to return to Bridgeport at 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The Veterans Affairs Department bus can seat 21 passengers and can hold two wheelchair-bound passengers. More than 50 veterans a day take advantage of the free trip to the VA Hospital.
A food pantry is also available to Bridgeport veterans on the third Tuesday and Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
Finally, the department works closely with organizations throughout Bridgeport to provide educational programs on housing, careers, health and wellness, and drug and alcohol use.
The offices located within Bridgeport can help veterans and their families claim benefits and entitlements, and can provide readjustment counseling services. The department has taken significant strides in recent years to help veterans transition back into our community.
Veterans Affairs Coordinator
752 East Main Street, 1st Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Phone: (203) 576-8348
Fax: (203) 382-5643
Monday - Friday ~ 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.