Contact Us

General Contact Information

Toll Free Phone: 800-437-9824
Phone: 217-782-6641
TDD: 217-524-4645
E-mail Us : IDVA.MEDIA@illinois.gov

Springfield Office

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-782-6641
Fax: 217-524-0344

Chicago Office

George Dunne County Building
69 West Washington
Suite 1620
Chicago, Illinois  60602
Phone 312-814-2460
Fax number 312-814-2764
Toll Free 800-437-9824

Media Inquiries

Maureen S. Hartigan – Public Information Officer
312-814-7260
Email: Maureen.Hartigan@illinois.gov 

Program Contacts 

Senior Program Manager/Women’s Veterans’ Coordinator – Kourtney Hopkins 
773-636-8366
Email: Kourtney.Hopkins@illinois.gov

Senior Program Policy Advisor – Crystal Womack 
217-557-4229 

Email: Crystal.Womack@illinois.gov

Field Services: Mark Patterson 
217-558-8354 
Email: Mark.Patterson2@illinois.gov

State Approving Agency: Dan Wellman 
217-782-7838 
Email: Dan.Wellman@illinois.gov

Veterans’ Cash Grant – Connie Watson 
217- 782-6153 
Email: Connie.Watson@illinois.gov

MIA/POW Scholarship - Tracy Kimmel 
217-782-3564 
Email: Tracy.J.Kimmel@illinois.gov

War Graves - Amanda Newingham 
217-557-1049 
Email: Amanda.Newingham@illinois.gov

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217-782-4652
Email: idva.files@illinois.gov