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Veterans' Resources

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

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:

Stand Up and Be Counted

To help veterans navigate available services, IDVA runs offices staffed by fellow veterans who are experts on federal, state, and local resources. In order to get in contact with your local VSO (Veteran Service Officer), fill out this Stand Up and Be Counted web form.

National American Legion Posts

The National American Legion provides free assistance to veterans and their families.

Naperville American Legion Post 43:

Bolingbrook American Legion Post 1288:

Warrenville American Legion Post 589:

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

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.

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

and DuPage County's services can be found at

Naperville Responds for Veterans

This organization helps veterans with home repairs, construction, and renovations. Learn more at

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

Veterans-related Legislative Highlights

Legislation from 41st District

  • HB3420 Property Tax - Veterans with Disabilities

Legislation Passed Into Law

To view the legislative highlights of a specific year, please click on the associated year below.

  • HB0925 Veteran Service Organization State Charter Act

  • HB2856 Amends the Vital Records Act so a death certificate may include if a military service-related injury contributed to the cause of death

  • HB3103 Eases process of obtaining a civil no contact order of protection for victims and survivors of military sexual assault

  • HB3295 IDFPR military liaison must notify service members' spouses of federal assistance programs to reimburse licensing fees

  • SB1072 Honor and Remember Flag

  • SB2005 Requires housing authorities to develop and implement policies granting housing preferences to veterans who are homeless

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