Quincy Veterans' Home

Quincy Veterans' HomeAbout the Home

The Quincy Veterans' Home is located in the northern part of picturesque, historic Quincy in Adams County. The Quincy home, founded in 1886, is the largest and oldest of the Illinois Veteran Homes. It was the original Soldiers and Sailors Home until 1974 when the name was changed.

Sitting on 210 beautiful acres, the campus provides a broad range of facilities and services including domiciliary and skilled care to almost 400 veterans and their spouses.  Sunset Cemetery, located on the campus, provides interment and perpetual care for eligible veterans and spouses. Over 7,000 veterans and spouses, dating back to the Civil War are at rest here.

Accommodations in the on-campus Northern Guest House are available to families of residents at a nominal charge.

What’s New at the Quincy Veterans’ Home?

Quincy Veterans' Home – Environmental Assessment

 The Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB), in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA), is following the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance requirements for the campus rehabilitation of the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy, referred to as the proposed action by preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) document and allowing for public commentary. It is the responsibility of the CDB AND IDVA to ensure that the NEPA documents are responsive to the needs of the community while complying with all NEPA provisions.

Early in 2021, this EA will be ready to publish and will be made available for public review online at the following locations

A hard copy of the EA will be made available at the Library of the Illinois Veterans' Home Quincy, and the document will also available by request from The Public Affairs Officer, Illinois Veterans' Home Quincy,

The Illinois Veterans' Home Quincy Draft Environmental Assessment Public Notice comment period has been temporarily put on hold while additional information is gathered.  The 30-day public comment period will be restarted and the document posted for review once this information is complete; a new public notice will be issued at that time. 

If you wish to be notified of the release of the document, please submit your contact information to :


Directions to IVH - Quincy

From I-172 exit 14 (Broadway) follow State Highway 104 west through Quincy to 12th Street. Turn north and follow 12th Street. The Home is on the west side of the street. There are signs along the way.

View / print a map of the Quincy home area through Google Maps.