Financial Resources 

Connecticut Department of Banking

260 Constitution plaza Hartford, CT 06103 

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

USCG Mail Stop 1700 4200 Wilson Blvd, Suite 610, Arlington, VA 20598 


Brides Across America


Army Emergency Relief

200 Stovall Street Alexandria, VA 22332




Department of Defense Adoption Reimbursement Program

360 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06105  

Connecticut Military Relief Fund

Point of Contact: Russell Bonaccorso

Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street Rm #113 Hartford, CT 06105  

Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

999 West Street Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Money Management International

Point of Contact: Sheryle McMillan

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States

3133 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA 22305  

National Guard Association of the United States 

360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06105

Navy - Marine Corps Relief Society

Point of Contact: Evelyn Liberty-Topliff

US Naval Submarine Base Box 25, Bldg 83, Groton, CT 06349

Navy Mutual Aid Association

Henderson Hall 29 Carpenter Road, Arlington, VA 22212

RSVP and New Opportunities for Veterans

Point of Contact: Robert Lynch - New Opportunities

Melissa Zwang - RSVP

232 North Elm St, Waterbury, CT 06702 - Military Financial Readiness Program

Point of Contact: Bud Schneeweis CFP

1735 K Street, Washington, DC 2006

Soldiers' Sailors' and Marines' Fund (SSMF)

Point of Contact: Charles Berry

Thrift Savings Plan

P.O. Box 385021 Birmingham, AL 35238

United States Small Business Administration

Point of Contact: Frank Alvarado

330 Main Street Hartford, CT 06106

Work Vessels for Veterans

Point of Contact: Cathy Cook

260 Elm Street Noak, CT 06340

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Military Services

USA Cares, Inc.

562 North Dixie Blvd. Suite 3, Radcliff, KY 40160

AER is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. AER's sole mission is to help soldiers and their dependents.

Brides dream of having the perfect dress and a beautiful gown is an essential part of every bride's special day.  Brides Across America plays a role in making their dreams come true by giving a military bride a free wedding gown during a Brides Across America's Nationwide Gown Giveaway.

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

provides essential financial aid to the entire Coast Guard family,

chiefly through interest-free loans, grants, and financial counseling. As

an independent non-profit organization, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

(CGMA) depends on the generosity of individual supporters to sustain

its vital services to the men and women of the Coast Guard.

The mission of the Department of Banking is to protect users of financial services from unlawful or improper practices by requiring that regulated entities and individuals adhere to the law, assuring the safety and soundness of state chartered banks and credit unions, educating and communicating with the public and other stakeholders, and promoting cost-efficient and effective regulation.

For more than four decades, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has been a leader in creating affordable housing opportunities for families and individuals in Connecticut.  

EANGUS has only one mission--to provide a voice on Capitol Hill on enlisted National Guard issues. These issues affect not only National Guard but all reserve component members.

EANGUS has a Grants & Scholarships page through which you can seek financial assistance. 

If you’re committed to taking financial control of your life, nonprofit Money Management International is here to help. Since 1958, we have helped millions of people get out of debt.

With MMI at your side, you will:

  • Increase your financial knowledge
  • Create a personal action plan for success
  • Take control of your debt
  • Financial Assistance and Counseling
  • Quick Assist Loan (QAL)
  • Education Assistance
  • Health Education and Post-Combat Support
  • Budget for Baby
  • Emergency Travel
  • Disaster Relief
  • Thrift Shops

The Navy Mutual mission is to…
•Provide Navy Mutual Members with quality life insurance that is as close to the net cost as possible.
•Secure all government benefits to which our Members are legally entitled.
•Educate Members and their families on matters of financial security.

New Opportunities mission is to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standard of living, foster self-improvement, and maximize self-empowerment.

  • Fairfield County
  • Litchfield County
  • New Haven County
  • Hartford County

The Soldiers' Sailors' and Marines' Fund is an agency of the State of Connecticut established in 1919 to assist needy veterans and their families. The agency is administered by the American legion ion accordance with the provisions of the Connecticut General Statutes, Sections 27-138 and 27-140, and is governed under the Bylaws of the American Legion Department of Connecticut.

The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training; counseling and mentoring; and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business. SBA has 16 organizations participating in this cooperative agreement and serving as Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC).

USA Cares exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial and advocacy support in their time of need. Assistance is focused on three main areas:

- Removing the financial barriers that prevent veterans from receiving treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. This program is saving the lives of veterans and restoring families

- Removing the financial barriers that prevent veterans from securing employment

- Providing emergency financial assistance to veterans and active duty service members who sustain a significant reduction in pay because of their service

The Military Relief Fund (formerly the Military Family Relief Fund) assists service members and their families who live in the State of Connecticut and are experiencing a financial hardship.