Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County

Apply/Renew 2024 Membership Last day 29 February

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The Veterans Assistance Commission is in the process of developing their own website. In the interim the VFW 4th district has donated a page to make information for members and the public to be informed and offer transparency.

Next VACCC Membership meeting Shall be in 26 March starting at 19hr00 7pm held at Lyons Township Hall 6404 Joliet Rd in Countryside, IL 60525 Directions Nominations and election of officers & board members shall be done at this meeting. If you are interested please nominate someone. The date 1 March was announced at last meeting 26 March will be the date.


Thank You all who came to our membership meeting 26 December 2023

For all open meetings there shall be time for public comments not related to agenda items that are limited to 3 minutes. Public and member comments on agenda items shall be addressed when the item comes up and also limited to 3 minutes.

See link below for detailed budget here submitted to Cook County for 2024

To View the 2023VACCC Annual Report Download here

To View the 2022VACCC Annual Report Download here

To View the VACCC by-laws Download here

To View the VACCC Services Provided Study Download Here

Membership in the VACCC

If you are Federally or State  (PA 103-0405 ) chartered  and your Post/Chapter/ or other detachment have a minimum of 15 members and 25% of your membership reside in Cook County. Federally Chartered Veterans Organizations are all eligible for membership and need not be state chartered. All other organizations must qualify and become state chartered apply hereFor more information contact the Military and Veterans Rights Helpline at 1-800-382-3000 or by email at  

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Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

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1100 S. Hamilton

C-011 (Lower Level)

Chicago, Illinois 60612

Office: (312) 433-6010 Fax: (312) 433-6015

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