Main Office
1100 S. Hamilton
Juvenile Detention Center - Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone Number
(312) 433-6010
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The Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County (“VACCC”) is a distinct unit of local government created by the Military Veterans Assistance Act (330 ILCS 45/) and funded by Cook County. 

The VACCC provides annual one-time assistance to eligible veterans and their families residing in Cook County in need of financial assistance for basic living expenses and/or emergencies. 

The commission is managed by a board of directors comprised of veterans representing the various veteran organizations in Cook County.  

For more information, please call their office at (312) 433-6010

Housing and Emergency Services

Bishop Goedert Residence - Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

5000 S. 5th Ave.
Building 53
Hines, IL, 60141

Phone: (708) 273-6600 

A senior housing facility comprised of 70 one-bedroom apartments and located at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hines Campus in Chicago’s Western suburbs.  Eligible households pay no more than 30 percent of their adjusted gross income for rent and utilities, excluding telephone.

For more information, please visit

EdgeAlliance- Supportive Housing

212 E. Ohio St.
Chicago, IL, 60602
(773) 935-4663

Nonprofit Management, Affordable Housing, Life Progress Services in the North Lawndale Neighborhood, Chicago.

North Side Housing & Supportive Services

3340 N. Clark St.
Suite 203
Chicago, IL, 60657
Phone: (773) 224-6401

North Side Housing & Supportive Services is a comprehensive human services agency with supportive housing and services for men who are homeless or formerly homeless, and supportive services (i.e. health care, counseling, case management) for women who are homeless. Please note we do not have housing at this time for women.

For referrals to our Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSHP), please contact 773-244-6401. For veteran services, please contact at 773-244-6406.

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Real People Realty

7262 W. Benton
Frankfort, IL 60423
Cell Phone: (312) 593-8901  **Texting preferred method of contact**
Fax: (866) 779-9044
Office ~ By Appt. ONLY

Yvette Jones
Broker / Realtor Agency

Veterans and HCV Rental Housing Specialist

Homeless Services

Homelessness and Emergency Services work together with agencies and organizations who are working to ensure that every service member, veteran, and their families have access to shelters, affordable housing, and utility assistance

A Safe Haven Veterans Housing

2750 W.Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL. 60608
Phone: (773) 435-8300

A Safe Haven offers three types of Veteran housing based on individual need, assessment and eligibility, including transitional housing, per diem housing and permanent affordable housing. Provides housing for male and female veterans and with children.

For more information, please visit