Resources

Click on each organization name for more information.

VETERANS CRISIS LINE
OR CALL 1-800-273-8255 PRESS 1

HOMELESS VETERANS CHAT SERVICE
OR CALL 1-877-424-3838

VA SERVICES OFFICES (VSOs):

MS. CYNTHIA McKEE (Retired Army Veteran, proud to serve Veterans throughout Illinois.)
VETERANS’ SERVICE OFFICER
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
Leyden Town Hall
2501 North Mannheim Road
Franklin Park, IL 60131
847-451-5111
email: Cynthia.McKee@illinois.gov

For additional information and VSO locations, click on: ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

CAREER RESOURCES FOR VETERANS:

Job Hero Career Resources for Veterans

VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The American Legion

Catholic War Veterans

Italian American War Veterans

VFW: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Vietnam Veterans of America

VETERANS ASSISTANCE:

DAV (Disabled American Veterans)

*Transition Service Offices

The Heart of a Marine Foundation

Allen Lynch Foundation

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Wounded Warrior Project

SERVICE DOGS FOR VETERANS:

America’s Vet Dogs

Canine Companions for Independence

K9s For Warriors

Paws with a Cause

Pits for Patriots

Pits for Vets

Puppies Behind Bars

Tony LaRussa’s ARF Pets and Vets

Warrior Canine Connection

RETIRED WAR DOGS FOR ADOPTION:

United States War Dogs Association, Inc.

MUSIC THERAPY FOR PTSD:

Guitars for Vets

MEDAL OF HONOR:

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Father Capodanno Guild

MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES:

First Division Museum at Cantigny Park

*First Division Museum – Library and Archives

Great Lakes Naval Museum Foundation

National Museum of the American Sailor at Great Lakes

*National Museum of the American Sailor – Researching the Collection

Grissom Air Museum

The National Museum of World War II

National Veterans Art Museum

Naval History and Heritage Command – Archives

Naval History and Heritage Command – Navy Department Library

Navy Museums

Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum