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Veterans Priority of ServiceLooking for Veterans resources and assistance available to Illinois Veterans, eligible spouses and transitioning service members? Click here to learn more.


 

Suzette Robinson
Veterans Representative
Illinois Department of Employment Security
847.888.7894
Suzette.Robinson@illinois.gov

 
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Illinois Department of Employment Security
30 DuPage Court (Tuesday - Thursday)
Elgin, IL 60120
847.888.7894
  


For information about the Harper Student Veteran’s Association, contact the faculty sponsor:

Dr. Susan Harrison Grant RN, EdD

HSC Program Coordinator/Faculty

Health Science Coordinator

847.925.6420

Email: sharriso@harpercollege.edu

 


 For more information contact the State of Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs 7222 W Cermak Road Suite 705, North Riverside, IL  60546   (708) 447-0416

 


 Illinois Reentry Resource Website:  to locate go to: www.reentryillinois.net


 

 

Veteran Services

Personal assistance in job services, education, VA and State benefits. Combat veterans Out Reach Programs - We welcome your calls.


 

 Illinois Dept of Veteran Affairs -Service Offficer
Cynthia McKee - 847-294-4664
Senior Services Bldg.
515 East Thacker,  Des Plaines, Il 60016

 


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VETCENTRAL information for Veteran Jobs and Careers Online, Recruitment and Employment Solutions at Job Central  visit http://www.jobcentral.com/vetcentral/


To download a list of web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them, Click here.   


Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs - Local Office

James Lopez - Veteran Service Officer

721 S. Quentin Rd Suite #102

Palatine, IL 60067

Phone: 847-485-2772

Fax; 847-485-2773

VAoffice.cook9@illinois.gov

 

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
217 782 6641
217 782 3418
1-800 437 9824
http://www.state.il.us/agency/DVA/
http://state.il.us/agency/dva/benefits/documents/vetsbenefits.pdf

 

 Useful Links:

United States Department of Veterans Affairs
http://www.va.gov/


National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
Telephone: 314-801-0800
E-mail: MPR.center@nara.gov *
Status Check: mpr.status@nara.gov *
Fax: 314 801-9195
http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/


The National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records (NPRC-MPR) is the repository of millions of military personnel, health, and medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services during the 20th century.
 

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
217 782 6641
217 782 3418
1-800 437 9824
http://www.state.il.us/agency/DVA/
http://state.il.us/agency/dva/benefits/documents/vetsbenefits.pdf
 
 
Evanston Vet Center
565 Howard St.
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: (847)-332-1019
Fax: (847)-332-1024

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.  In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD Veterans Resource Center (HUDVET)
http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/about/hudvet/
Chicago Regional Office
Ralph Metcalfe Fed Building
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
 312 353-5680
 312 886-2729

The HUD Veteran Resource Center (HUDVET) was created for you as a result of a unique partnership between National Veteran Service Organizations and HUD. This directory is designed to increase your knowledge of and participation in the wide variety of HUD homeless assistance programs and services for veterans and other individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
 

Illinois Department of Human Services
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx

DHS Family Community Resource Center in Cook County - Northern
Family Community Resource Center
8020 St Louis Ave
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (847) 745-3200
TTY: (866) 321-8261
Fax: (847) 745-3276


Social Security Administration
Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors

http://www.ssa.gov/woundedwarriors/
1-800-772-1213
SOCIAL SECURITY
2116 GREEN BAY RD
EVANSTON, IL 60201

United States Office of Personnel Management
http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

USAJOBS is the official job site of the United States Federal Government.
It's your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information


Veterans Employment Resource Center
http://jobsearch.usajobs.gov/veteranscenter/


State of Illinois Employment Opportunities
Illinois Department of Central Management Services
http://www.work.illinois.gov/

Veterans' Outreach Program
http://www.work.illinois.gov/vetsopgm.htm

Great Lakes Naval Station
Fleet and Family Support Center
Bldg. 42 Code 70
2601E Paul Jones Street
Great Lakes, IL 60088-2845
http://www.nsgreatlakes.navy.mil/fsc/pages/home.html


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill
http://www.gibill.va.gov/

2122 W. Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
800 827 1000

Veterans Upward Bound @Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Room 310 Herman Crown Center
Chicago, IL 60605
312 341 6383
http://www.veterans-ru.org/aboutus.htm

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program is a college preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to serve low-income and first-generation college bound veterans by helping them to "knock the rust off of their academic skills" prior to enrolling in the postsecondary school of the veteran's choice. Services provided by VUB, all at no expense to the veteran, range from academic and skills assessment, financial, career, as well as, academic counseling, computer basics skills and classroom instruction and personal tutoring
Illinois National Guard Grant Program
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015-5209
Phone: 800.899.ISAC (4722)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST
E-mail: collegezone@isac.org
http://www.collegezone.com/
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Oakton Community College
Educational Benefits for Veterans
http://www.oakton.edu/admiss/finaid/veterans.htm


Oakton Community College Veterans Representative
Janina Czarniecka
Voice: 847-635-2623
Fax: 847-635-1706
e-mail: jczarnie@oakton.edu
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m

College of Lake County
Veterans Programs
19351 West Washington Street,
 Grayslake, IL 60030-1198  
 (847) 543-2000
http://www.clcillinois.edu/credit/aid/veterans.asp


Cook County Veterans Assistance Commission
Whitcomb Building #104
1311 Maybrook Square Drive
Maywood, IL 60153-2418
(708) 865-6580
(708) 865-6556

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Lake County Veterans Assistance Commission
20 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085
847 360 6370
847 360 3188

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City of Evanston Employment
2100 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847 866 2918
847 448 8110 -Job Hotline
http://www.cityofevanston.org/departments/humanresources/employment.shtml


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Office of the Attorney General - State of Illinois

Assistant Attorney General, Military & Veterans Rights/Consumer Fraud

Akeela M. White

100 W Randolph Street

Chicago, IL   60601

phone: (312) 814-6594     fax: (312) 814-8348

awhite@atg.state.il.us


Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

Illinois Troops to Teachers

Emily Siefken

Program Manager

100 W Randolph Street Suite 5-570

Chicago, IL   60601

phone: (312) 814-1831

http://iltroops.blogspot.com/

emily.siefken@illinois.gov


  

Cook County
http://www.co.cook.il.us/portal/server.pt