Shelton vets can learn about resources, services at Saturday fair

Sutter-Terlizzi American Legion Post 16 of Shelton will host a Veterans Resource Fair on Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Legion Post, 295 Old Bridgeport Ave. It will take place on Armed Forces Day.

Too often, veterans face challenges when they return home after military service — and we owe it to them to make sure they have access to jobs, training, healthcare and other services.

The Saturday fair will bring veterans and their families in contact with health, education, housing, family and vocational support services.

Service providers will include the Workplace, American Job Center Career Coach, Housatonic Community College, VA Health Care Eligibility Enrollment, VA Vocational Rehab Services, Valley Parish Nurses, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Valley Veteran Support Center, American Legion Service Officers, Solders Sailors and Marines Fund representatives, Connecticut Department of Labor, Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, and local veterans service organizations.

All veterans and their families are invited to attend the fair. Post 16 is located near the Wiffle Ball factory.