Department of Veterans Affairs
The Center for Minority Veterans helps veterans receive benefits and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Center for Women Veterans is an additional resource for female veterans.
E-Benefits is the web portal used to apply for educational benefits, submit a disability claim, or request a copy of your military personnel records.
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs helps Illinois veterans navigate their federal and state benefits.
The VA website also offers detailed information regarding the GI Bill.
The VA healthcare system offers combat veterans free service for any conditions that are possibly connected to combat service for 5 years from date of discharge. There are two VA hospitals in Chicago; Hines and Jesse Brown, as well James A. Lovell hospital in the northern suburbs.