Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Statewide programs providing benefits to veterans and their families are administered by the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Services include residential and long-term care provided by the Illinois Veteran Homes located in
Veterans' Service Offices are available to answer questions and assist with programs and applications. To locate a service office near you,
call 1-800-437-9824, 217-524-4645 (TTY), or
visit the Veterans Service Offices website.
Military License Plates
In recognition of those who have served our country, the Illinois Secretary of State offers several military service license plates.
For more information,
call 1-800-252-2904, or
link to the Military License Plates, Illinois Secretary of State.
U.S. Veterans' Administration Services
Eligible U.S. military veterans can receive help for
health care provided at Veterans Administration hospitals;
adult day services;
in-home assistance; and
prescription medicines (after an initial dispensing fee).
*Co-payments may be required and health insurance providers may be billed.
For information, literature, eligibility standards and to locate VA facilities in your area,
call 1-844-698-2311, TTY: 711, or
Link to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.