IF YOU ARE ACTIVE DUTY, BEING IN UNIFORM AND/OR PRESENTING YOU THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES ID CAN ALLOW YOU A FREE RIDE.

OR IF YOU'RE A VETERAN AND HAVE A DISABILITY RATING OF 10% AND HIGHER YOU ALSO QUALIFY.

ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS HEAD ON OVER TO THE VENTRA CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER ON 567 W LAKE WITH YOUR ARMED FORCES ID AND/OR PROOF OF COMPENSATION (AS LONG AS IT'S DATED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS)

HOURS:

MONDAY-SATURDAY, 9AM-5PM

CHICAGO AUTO AND MOTORCYCLE RESTORATION AND REPAIR WHILE PROVIDING TRAINING AND JOB PLACEMENT FOR OUR LOCAL VETERAN AND YOUTH COMMUNITY

AN ACTIVE AND FRIENDLY AMERICAN LEGION LOCATED IN THE HISTORICAL DOWNTOWN OF ROCKTON, IL!

OUR MAIN HALL IS CALLED THE AMERICAN CENTER. THIS BANQUET ROOM CAN SEAT UP TO 350 PEOPLE AND HAS A SPACIOUS DANCE FLOOR AND STAGE ALONG WITH A FULL-SERVICE BAR. WITH 4 WONDERFUL LOCAL CATERERS TO CHOOSE FROM, YOUR NEXT EVENT IS SURE TO BE A HIT!

STOP IN THE NEWLY REMODELED  "CLUB ROOM" FOR NIGHTLY DRINK SPECIALS, FREE WIFI OR FOR THE FREE POOL ON FRIDAY'S AND SATURDAY'S.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO'S VETERANS RESOURCE OFFICE IS A ONE-STOP CLEARING HOUSE, ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND SUPPORT SERVICES, DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR BETTER LIVING AND HEALTH SERVICES TO VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND THEIR SURVIVING SPOUSES.
THE VETERANS RESOURCE OFFICE UTILIZES CITY, FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY AND COMMUNITY-BASED RESOURCES TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE AND TIMELY REFERRAL ASSISTANCE TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. BECAUSE OF THESE PARTNERSHIPS, THE OFFICE IS ABLE TO ENSURE THAT OUR VETERANS GET THE BENEFITS THEY DESERVE.

THE VETERANS LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER & CLINIC (VLSC) WORKS ON ALL ASPECTS OF VETERAN BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION CLAIMS, FROM THE INITIAL, FACTUAL INTAKE TO THE TECHNICAL REPRESENTATION OF CLAIMS AT THE APPELLATE LEVEL.

  • VETERAN’S BENEFITS CLAIMS

  • SERVICE-CONNECTED BENEFITS

  • SURVIVOR BENEFITS

  • EDUCATION BENEFITS

  • PENSION BENEFITS

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT IF THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE COURT AND IS AGREED UPON BY THE PROSECUTOR AND THE DEFENDANT.

A DEFENDANT WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VETERANS COURT TREATMENT PROGRAM IF:

  • THE CRIME IS OF VIOLENCE

  • THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE A WILLINGNESS TO PARTICIPATE IN A TREATMENT PROGRAM

  • THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE WITHIN THE PAST 10 YEARS EXCLUDING INCARCERATION

THE VETERANS LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER & CLINIC (VLSC) WORKS ON ALL ASPECTS OF VETERAN BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION CLAIMS, FROM THE INITIAL, FACTUAL INTAKE TO THE TECHNICAL REPRESENTATION OF CLAIMS AT THE APPELLATE LEVEL.

  • DISABILITY AND PENSION CLAIMS

  • DEALING WITH CONSUMER ISSUES

  • UPGRADING DISCHARGES

  • OBTAINING OR KEEPING EMPLOYMENT OR HOUSING

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OF ILLINOIS PARTNERS WITH THE PEOPLE WE SERVE TO CREATE TRANSFORMATIONAL AND LASTING CHANGE IN THEIR LIVES THROUGH PROGRAMS THAT SUPPORT, EMPOWER AND TRANSFORM.  OUR LONG TRADITION OF SERVING THOSE MOST IN NEED CALLS US TO SEEK OUT AND RESTORE HOPE TO THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN FORGOTTEN OR LEFT BEHIND. WE ARE COMMITTED TO BRINGING REAL SOLUTIONS AND LASTING CHANGE TO THOSE WE SERVE INCLUDING VETERANS WHO ARE STRUGGLING OR IN-CRISIS CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN FOSTER CARE LOW-INCOME ELDERLY AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES 

OPPORTUNITY SECURE DATA DESTRUCTION (OSDD) IS CHICAGOLAND'S ONLY NOT-FOR-PROFIT AGENCY BASED IN NORTHBROOK, IL PROVIDING JOBS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES; INCLUDING DISABLED VETERANS. OSDD'S AAA-NAID CERTIFIED DESTRUCTION PROCESS PROVIDES THE ULTIMATE IN SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS, CUSTOMERS, EMPLOYEES AND PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON PAPER, MEDIA, AND ELECTRONICS. OSDD IS HIRING! WE HIRE VETERANS.