Eligible Veterans in need of a helping hand and qualify can receive assistance for:
transportation for new hires
Mortgage and rent
Utilities Emergency Assistance
Referrals for Employment Training Programs
AMVETS CODE Career Center
Assistance filing. Chapter 33 Post 911 GI Bill Educational Benefits
Assistance filing VA Benefit Claim forms
For an appointment please call or visit office Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (pay window closes @ 3 pm)
Cook County Juvenile Center - 1100 S. Hamilton, C-011 (Lower Level) Chicago, IL 60612, (312) 433-6010
Did You Know...
This area will change from time to time and bring you information from the Federal Benefits book for Veterans, dependents and Survivors. Our Service officers are committed to further assisting you with any questions or needs. Please contact the post for further assistance. ITS WHAT WE DO!
e-benefits... The portal is set up at (www.ebenefits.va.gov) and services members, vets, their families and caregivers with self-service access to benefit applications, benefits information and access to personal information such as official military personnel file documents. It provides two main services; it catalogs links to information on other websites about military and veterans benefits, which gives quick access to all the online tools currently integrated into ebenenfits. some of these are....
Transition assistance programs, Pre-discharge programs,and an integrated disability evaluation system... check out this valuable information and more on the ebenifits website.
Finantial help for Housebound
Under chapter 12 of the benifits book, you will find assistance for aid of and assistance to housebound vets. You must apply for these benifits at the local regional office to receive them but they are designed to offset some of the cost involved with home care. the report should be in sufficient detail to determine wheather there is disease or injury conditions affecting the ability to dress and undress, to feed oneself, to attend to sanitary needs, and to keep oneself ordinarily clean and presentable. in addition, it is necessary to determine whether the claimant is confined to the home or immediate premises. For more information please refer to chapter 12 of the book (page 101-) or contact your regional office or American Legion Service Representivie.