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.


Camera views for construction happening at Quincy Veteran Home:

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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 publishing the Environmental Assessment 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.

This EA is available for public review online at the following locations:

Click here to review the Environmental Assessment document 
(PDF reader is required to review online. Click here to download Adobe Reader)

• The website of the Illinois DVA at
• The website of the Illinois CDB at

 A hard copy of the EA is available at the following location:
The Library
Illinois Veterans Home Quincy
1707 North 12th St.
Quincy, IL 62301
The document is also available by request from:
The Public Affairs Officer,
Illinois Veterans Home Quincy,
1707 North 12th St.,
Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222 8641 ext:380

 Comments may be submitted until the close of the 30-day public comment period ending June 30, 2021 using one of the following methods:
•        Send your comments via email to
•        Or send them by mail to:

The Public Affairs Officer,
Illinois Veterans Home Quincy,
1707 North 12th St.,
Quincy, IL 62301
All responses will be compiled and addressed in the Final EA, which is estimated to take between 90-120 days after the close of the public comment period for the Draft EA.


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.