Veteran Opportunities

   Veterans Day Discounts!

   *This week we will celebrate Veteran’s Day, for a list of Veteran’s Day discounts in your area CLICK HERE!

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    City of Chicago Veterans Resource Office

The City of Chicago and 21st ward are committed to assisting those who served             our country!

So the City of Chicago has provided a Veterans Resource Office which is a one-stop clearing house, administered by the Department of Family and Support services, designed to provide assistance for better living and health services to veterans of them 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
    •    Extreme weather relief

   Veterans Resource Office:
Central West Center
2102 W. Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
312.743.0720
   Central West Hours of operation:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday Through Friday.

The Central West Center is right across the street from the Jesse Brown VA        Hospital and is focused on assisting disabled veterans. For information specific to this      center call 312.743.0720.

We are also able to provide veterans with information on available benefits and support services at our six Community Service Centers.

For more information on how to obtain these opportunity please click on supplied link to be redirected. VETERAN OPPORTUNITIES LINK

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The Ending Veterans Homelessness Initiative (EVHI) brings together agencies and organizations who are working to ensure that every service member, veteran, and their families have access to stable housing, with a long term goal of eradicate homelessness among veterans in Chicago. For list of participating organizations please see below.

Volunteers Of America Illinois
http://www.voaillinois.org

Heartland Alliance
www.heartlandalliance.org

A Safe Haven
www.asafehaven.org

CEDA
http://www.cedaorg.net/www2/HS.html

Inner Voice
www.innervoicechicago.org

Thresholds
www.thresholds.org

Featherfist
www.featherfist.org

Inspiration Corp
www.inspirationcorp.org

Partners In Community Building
www.picbchicago.org

Bogan Quarters
http://www.boganquarters.org

National Women Veterans United
www.nwvu.org

Renaissance Social Services
www.rssichicago.org

Catholic Charities
https://www.catholiccharities.net

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Supportive Service and or Mental Health Needs

Volunteers Of America Illinois
http://www.voaillinois.org

Heartland Alliance
www.heartlandalliance.org

A Safe Haven
www.asafehaven.org

CEDA
http://www.cedaorg.net/www2/HS.html

Inner Voice
www.innervoicechicago.org

Thresholds
www.thresholds.org

Featherfist
www.featherfist.org

Inspiration Corp
www.inspirationcorp.org

Partners In Community Building
www.picbchicago.org

Bogan Quarters
http://www.boganquarters.org

National Women Veterans United
www.nwvu.org

Renaissance Social Services
www.rssichicago.org

Catholic Charities
https://www.catholiccharities.net

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