For Veterans, Military Personnel
and Their Dependents
Veteran Affairs Officer
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Veteran Service Officer Jim Lopez is available every day of the work week, except Thursday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to assist veterans and their family members in applying for benefits. Call Jim at 847-485-2772 with questions or to schedule an appointment.
The Vet Center
The Vet Center Counselors are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. The Vet Center has a satellite location at Palatine Township.
For an appointment call: 847-332-1019 Or 877-927-8387
Additional benefits information:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at www.va.gov
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs at www2.illinois.gov/veterans
Cook County Recorder of Deeds for a new Military and Veterans Discount Program www.CookRecorder.com/MilitaryDiscount/
Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC) Cook County 312-433-6010
Vet Center www.vetcenter.va.gov