Veteran Services Officer Shynae Murphy is available for walk-in service at the Township of Schaumburg building. Township Veteran service is open to all veterans and their families to assist in understanding and applying for qualified benefits. VSO Shynae Murphy can also assist veterans with copies of discharge papers, providing information on disability compensation, burial benefits and allowances, and much more. In a case where she cannot help, a referral cand be made to a source that may help the veteran.
Please visit Officer Murphy at the Township.
Her hours are:
- Monday & Thursday 9-2:45pm
- No service from 12-1pm
Contact her via email or phone at:
Veterans in need of further assistance can call the main Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs number (1-800-437-9824) or visit their website here to find a neighboring VSO.
1 Illinois Boulevard, Room # 201
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Phone: (847) 884-0030 Ext. 2019
Fax: (847) 884-0039
IDVA Main Office:
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, Suite 5-570
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-2460
Fax: (312) 814-2764
Military and Veterans Discount Card
Cook County Clerk's Office is now offering the Cook County Military and Veterans Discount Card via mail.
To register by mail, the following is required to be completed:
Fill out and Submit, the Online Military and Veterans Discount Card Application.
Submit via mail:
Cook County Clerk's Office
Attn: Veterans Services
118 North Clark Street, Room 120
Chicago, Illinois 60602-1387
ResourcesRequesting Military Records
Military Discounts - https://themilitarywallet.com
US Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Hotline
Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County
Help Paying Your Mortgage
Behind On Your Rent?
Road Home Program - An innovative 3 week program for Veterans impacted by the invisable wounds of war.
Minority Veterans Program
Women Veterans Guide to VA Resources
Women Veterans Health Care
www.MakeTheConnection.net – New Interactive Resource for Veterans
Help Finding Work
Utility Workers Military Assistance Program - https://uwua.net/utility-workers-military-assistance-program/
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