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Veterans Services/Info

Veterans Assistance Commission

DeKalb County

Herb Holderman

2500 N. Annie Glidden Road

DeKalb, IL 60115

815-756-8129

dcvac@dekalbcounty.org

 

DuPage County

Steve Fixler

421 North County Farm Road

Wheaton, IL 60187 

630-407-5655 

dupagevac@dupageco.org

 

Kane County

Jake Zimmerman

719 South Batavia Avenue

Geneva, IL 60134

630-232-3550

ZimmermanJacob@co.kane.il.us

Kendall County

Chad Lockman, Superintendent

  811 West John Street

Yorkville, IL 60560

630-553-8357

clockman@co.kendall.il.us

Will County

Kristi McNichols

2400 Glenwood Ave.

Joliet, IL 60453

815-740-8398

kmcnichol@willcountyillinois.com

 



Homeless Vets Hotline 1-877-424-3838

VA is taking decisive action to end Veteran homelessness in five years. All Veterans at risk for homelessness or attempting to exit homelessness must have easy access to programs and services including Prevention, Housing Support, Treatment, Employment and Job Training.

If you are a Veteran who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you can contact the National VA Call Center at 1-877-424-3838, or contact VA online through the Homeless Veterans Chat service.

VA programs and services aim to help homeless Veterans live as self-sufficiently and independently as possible. We offer outreach, clinical assessment and referral to medical treatment, employment assistance, and supported permanent housing.

Homeless Veterans, or anyone concerned about one, can also call or use online chat to reach the Veterans Crisis Line and get free, 24/7 support for any personal crisis. Responders are trained to work with homeless Veterans and connect them to resources in their area.

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans provides assistance to homeless Veterans and their families; VA Medical Centers; Federal, state, and local partners; community agencies; Veterans services providers; and others in the community. If you or someone you know is a homeless Veteran in need of help, call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) to receive free, confidential support from a trained, VA staff member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also get confidential support from the Homeless Veterans Chat.


VA Benefits Book for Veterans, Dependents & Survivors

Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs Program Information


How to obtain a burial flag for a Veteran

http://www.cem.va.gov/burial_benefits/burial_flags.asp


Giving DuPage | AmeriCorps Frontline Families Member

DuPage County | Community Development

Frontline Families Americorps Program     Frontline Families Volunteer Leader Certificate Program


 National Council for Aging Care's guide on Military Veteran Benefit Options:

 http://www.aging.com/complete-guide-for-veteran-seniors/

 


   
   

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