Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County

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.

VACCC Executive Board meeting  15 July 2024 starting at 1800 

Location AML Post 36, 1291 Oakwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 6001

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Next VACCC Membership meeting Shall be in 24 September2024 starting at 19hr00 7pm Location American Legion Post 1941 See Directions 900 South La Grange Road, La Grange, IL 60525 .

See our VACCC Membership Roster

34 Voting Organizations for 2024

Thank You all who came to our membership meeting 25 June 2024

33/34 Membership organizations Attended with 52 delegates.

The Attendance was between 150-200 veterans and supporters.

Download the MVRB Powerpoint

 To See/download  Photos of the 25 June Meeting click here or image below. Thanks to Photographer Mike Zarnek


See Past meetings video of the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County

26 March 2024 

26 December 2023

26 September 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  


Applications done for 2024

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Hours of Operation 


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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