State of Illinois Resources
- Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs – Wheaton Office: (630) 690-9449
- Illinois Department of Employment Security – Veterans Representative Lisle Office: (640) 955-3624
- Illinois Department of Human Services
- Illinois Joining Forces
DuPage County Resources
- DuPage County Department of Human Services (630) 407-6500
- DuPage County PADS
- WorkNet DuPage
- DuPage County Recorder – Veteran’s Honor Awards Program
- Veterans Assistance Commission of DuPage County / College of DuPage (630) 942-4037
Other Local Resources
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans – The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a non-profit agency that provides housing, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency.
DuPage Veterans Foundation – The DuPage Veterans Foundation seeks to recognize the needs of our DuPage Veterans and provide fundraising efforts directed at expressing gratitude for all they have sacrificed for our freedom and safety.
Team Red White & Blue – Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
Honor Flight Chicago – Honor Flight Chicago recognizes the bravery, determination and patriotism of our nation’s senior war veterans with a one-of-a-kind journey to Washington, D.C. The trip is only one day, but the experience is life-changing.
Operation Support Our Troops America – OSOT America’s mission is to support the morale and well-being of American forces by providing comfort, resources and education to them and their families both while they are deployed in harm’s way and after their return.
Allen J. Lynch Medal of Honor Veterans Foundation – Offers immediate relief and assistance to Veterans and their immediate family members. The AJ Lynch Foundation was formed to provide onetime funding to needy Veterans and their families in order to assist in their recovery from financial hardships.
Hiring our Heros – Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.
Veteran Advocate Mike Barbour’s Monthly Column in Positively Naperville – Vietnam and Army Veteran Mike Barbour writes about current issues affecting Veterans.