Veterans Affairs

Town of Somers

Department of Veterans Affairs

600 Main Street, Room B-1, Somers, CT 06071-2119

Office Hours:  Walk-In’s Monday’s: 9 AM – 12 Noon
Appointments are required during other times for counseling and privacy
To Make an Appointment contact us at 860-604-0634, or send us an email to

Our Pledge: Veteran’s deserve dignified services and together, here in our Somers community, we PLEDGE to leave no one behind!

The Town of Somers Department of Veterans Affairs is staffed with two appointed military veterans standing by to assist fellow veterans and their family members with information about the following (not all-inclusive):

  • General Information concerning Veterans Benefits and Services
  • Obtaining VA Healthcare Identification Card
  • Obtaining VA Identification Card
  • Information concerning Veterans Healthcare Benefits
  • Obtaining Connecticut Cold War Medal
  • Elder Services for Veterans and Spouse
  • Vocational Rehabilitation – Education – GI Bill
  • Prescription Enrollment Services
  • Employment/Career Services
  • Veterans Housing
  • Correction/Upgrades of Military Discharge/Records
  • Replacement of Record of Service/DD-214
  • Pensions
  • Transition Assistance Programs
  • Women Veterans Outreach
  • Burial Benefits and Grave Registry, Markers, Flag and Headstones
  • Veterans License Plates
  • Veterans Flag on CT Drivers Licenses
  • Assistance with Preparing and Submitting Compensation and Pension Applications
  • Veterans Widow Benefits
  • Veterans and Widows Emergency Assistance
  • Real Estate Tax Exemption for 50-100% Disabled Wartime Veterans
  • Blind or Paralyzed Veteran Pensions
  • Application and Submission of Soldier-Sailor-Marine Fund (SSMF) Financial Assistance Packages
  • General Information concerning Veterans Benefits and Services
  • Veterans Dental Programs
  • Awards and Medals Correction/Replacement
  • Understanding Social Security/Medicare and how it relates to Veterans
  • Veterans benefits for Home Improvement and Structural Alterations
  • Mental Healthcare Benefit for Veterans
  • Caregiver Programs and Services
  • Veterans Home Loan Guaranty Program
  • Home-bound Veterans Services

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact our office at 860-604-0634 or email us at If you have a specific question pertaining to the SSMF program, please email To reach a specific team member, contact us:

Director:  David P. McCaffrey, SCPO, USN, Ret.

Phone: (860) 604-0634          Email:


Deputy Director: Sherri A. Marquis, JO1, USN, Ret.

Phone: (413) 318-4651            Email:


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