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As a veteran there are many benefits that you can utilize. Information on everything from healthcare to financial aid assistance are included.

Veteran Benefits

The City of Chicago's Veterans Resource Office is a one-stop clearing house designed to provide assistance for better living and health services to veterans of the United States armed forces and their surviving spouses.

 

The Veterans Resource Office utilizes city, federal, state, county and community based resources to provide appropriate and timely referral assistance to veterans and their families. Because of these partnerships, the office is able to ensure that our veterans get the benefits they deserve. These resource services include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Veterans' benefits

  • Assistance with military service record form DD 214 (Report of Separation)

  • Computer access

  • Employment assessment, job training and placement

  • Health screening

  • Casework/case management

  • Shelter and housing/rental assistance

  • Daily living/life skills

  • Emergency food

  • Individual and group counseling

  • Family counseling for military-related issues

  • Substance abuse counseling and/or treatment

  • Expunging criminal records

 

U.S Department of Veteran Afairs: Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors

Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Some of these benefits may be utilized while on active duty. These benefits are codified in Title 38 of the United States Code.

 

Click here to view the most recently published  Benefits Book for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors.

 

AMVETS

4647 Forbes Blvd.

Lanham, MD 20706

877.726.8387

  • Education resources

  • Employment and training programs

  • Scholarship programs

  • Post-war transition program

 

Coalition of Veterans Organizations

1658 N. Milwaukee Ave, No. 365

Chicago, IL 60647

773.243.2335

  • Advocacy organization

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

820 S. Damen Avenue

Chicago, IL 60612

312.569.8387

888.569.5282

  • Disability compensation

  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment

  • Survivor benefitsHealth care information

  • Home loans

  • Life insurance

  • Dependents’ educational assistance

  • Burials and memorials

  • General benefits information

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

810 Vermont Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20420

202.461.6193

  • Advocacy on behalf of women veterans

  • Healthcare strategies and programs

  • Homeless initiatives for women

  • Rehabilitation programs

  • Compensation resources

 

U.S. Navy

James R. Thompson Center

100 West Randolph. Suite 5-570

Chicago, IL 60601-3219

Local VA 312.814.2460

Military OneSource 800.342.9647

  • Retirement resources

  • Family programs and resources

  • Housing resources

  • Healthcare benefits

 

U.S. Army

James R. Thompson Center

100 West Randolph, Suite 5-570

Chicago, IL 60601-3219

Local VA 312.814.2460

Military OneSource 800.342.9647

  • Retirement resources

  • Family programs and resources

  • Housing resources

  • Healthcare benefits