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The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs will help you navigate the many federal, state, and local resources and benefits available to veterans.

You can look up your Nearest Veteran Service Office using this map.

Finally, if you are a woman veteran who prefers to speak with one of our 27 female VSOs, please click on this map of women veteran service officers. Fellow women veterans are available to help!


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Chicago Warming Centers

Warming Centers open during work weekdays when temperatures dip below 32 degrees.The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Upcoming Events
  • Lunch Packing Session....Volunteers Needed
    Venue:Hope Manor II....Learning Center #2
    6002 S Halsted St. Chicago,Ill.
    Time: 2-3PM
    March 24th 2019
  • Outreach Sunday
    Venue: Chicagoland or Suburbs
    Date:March 24th 2019.....Time: 3-6 pm
    Outreach Chicago will be distributing lunches, sleeping bags, clothes, and personal hygiene items to low-income and homeless individuals.
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