Illinois and our local city, township, and county municipalities provide a number of resources and benefits for veterans and their families. Please contact the below organizations directly for more details on their services, and feel free to contact us if you we can help you navigate any of these resources.
If you know of any other resources we should add, please let us know us know by contacting us at info@RepYangRohr.com.
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
IDVA can help you find and navigate the wide variety of resources for veterans and their families in Illinois. Visit them at their website: www2.illinois.gov/veterans
Veterans' Benefits Access Guide
This is a guide to a variety of resources and information, from education to medical to property taxes. To learn more, go to this link.
National American Legion Posts
The National American Legion provides free assistance to veterans and their families.
Naperville American Legion Post 43: www.naperlegion.org
Bolingbrook American Legion Post 1288: www.legion1288.org
Warrenville American Legion Post 589: www.warrenvillelegion.org
Operation Support Our Troops
The OST has a veterans assitance program and a comfort and care package program. To learn more about what they offer, visit www.osotamerica.org
Illinois Veterans Care Program
This program offers affordable and comprehensive healthcare to uninsured veterans. To find out if you apply and what they offer, go to www2.illinois.gov/hfs/MedicalPrograms/vets
Veterans Services by County
Both Will and DuPage counties have specific veterans services departments that provide a financial resources to veterans. Will County's veterans services can be accessed at www.willcountyillinois.com/County-Offices/Special-Services/Veterans-Assistance-Commission
and DuPage County's services can be found at www.dupagecounty.gov/vac
Naperville Responds for Veterans
This organization helps veterans with home repairs, construction, and renovations. Learn more at www.nrfov.org.
Sampling of recently passed Veteran-related legislation
Sampling of Veteran-related legislation from District 41
HB3420 Property Tax - Veterans with Disabilities
Veteran’s Affairs Committee