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: veterans.illinois.gov
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.
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
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