Veterans Affairs

VeteranGraphicFairfield supports veterans from all branches of the military. Below is a brief guide to veterans' organizations in town.

Fairfield Liaison

Julie DeMarco
100 Mona Terrace

Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Advocacy and Assistance
Located at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities
100 Mona Terrace
Phone: 203-416-2005
The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs is a state agency serving the more than 200,000 veterans who call this state home. Veterans may be eligible for benefits s in a variety of areas.   Click here for more information:
Guide to Veterans Benefits in Connecticut

Health Care

The closest VA hospital is located in West Haven:
West Haven Campus
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT  06516
phone: 203-932-5711
fax: 203-937-3868

Click here for more information on the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

Click here for Mental Health Resources for Veterans

Tax Exemptions

If you are a Veteran you may be eligible for a property tax exemption. For more information of veterans and military tax exemptions, please contact the Fairfield Tax Assessor's office at 203-256-3000 or click here.

VFW and American Legion Locations


Joe Bender
c/o Fairfield Post 9427
Sgt Thomas J. Nelson, Jr. Post
Fairfield Veterans Hall
197 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-9005

American Legion

Joe Bender
c/o American Legion Post 74
Fairfield Veterans Hall
197 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-9005

Chris DeWitt
American Legion Post 143
Lieutenant Owen Fish Park
1443 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825

Wall of Honor

Visit the Wall of Honor web page for information on having a veteran's name included on the Wall of Honor on the Town Green.