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City of Chicago Office of Veterans Affairs

Illinois Veterans Resources and Locations

The Chicago Office of Veterans’ Affairs carries out Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s commitment to providing more targeted services to support our military veterans and active-duty service personnel and to connecting veterans to programs and services offered by different levels of government and City partners. Announced in February of 2013, the Office leads efforts across the city to increase support and awareness on behalf of Chicago’s veteran residents.

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Health, Homeless, Housing, Transportation

Designed for Veterans by U.S. Veterans Affairs, but not exclusive

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs -Illinois

Illinois Veterans Resources and Locations

Veterans Health Administration | Veterans Benefits Administration | National Cemetery Administration | Veterans Affairs Central Offices

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.

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Aid and Attendance for Veterans

What is Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension? The Aid and Attendance (A&A) pension provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of the needs of nature. It also includes individuals who are blind or a patient in a nursing home because of mental or physical incapacity. Assisted care in an assisting living facility also qualifies.