Veterans' Affairs, Department of

 

 

https://www.illinois.gov/veterans
Veterans' Affairs, Department of
The mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal state and local resources and benefits; by providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes; and by partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.
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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDVA/access-state-benefits-veterans
Access State Benefits for Veterans
The State of Illinois is committed to making sure that their military heroes and families receive the benefits they rightfully deserve when they return home. In addition to the federal benefits available, Illinois has a number of its own benefits for the states veterans and family members.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/ptsd-assistance
Get Assistance for a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. Many people who develop PTSD get better over time. But about 1 out of 3 people may need help or treatment for PTSD. Help is available through the IWAP program 24/7.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assistance
Get Assistance for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/ptsd-assessment
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Assessment
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. Many people who develop PTSD get better over time. But about 1 out of 3 people may need help or treatment for PTSD. Help is available through the IWAP program 24/7.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assessment
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Assessment
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDVA/veterans-service-office-locator
Veterans Service Office Locator
Find the nearest Veteran Service Officer. Our VSO will assist you in navigating the complex web of services and benefits available to you and your family.