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.
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.
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
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 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.