Veterans Affairs Departments in Cook County, Illinois

There are 52 Veterans Affairs Departments in Cook County, Illinois, serving a population of 5,238,541 people in an area of 946 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 100,741 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 18 square miles.

In Illinois, Cook County is ranked 83rd of 102 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 1st of 102 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Cook County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Cook County, Illinois veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.

Amvets Post 66 700 McHenry Road Wheeling, IL

Berwyn Veterans of Foreign Wars 1529 Harlem Avenue Berwyn, IL

Chicago Bridgeport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3202 South May Street Chicago, IL

Chicago Veterans Affairs Department 1551 North Kedzie Avenue Chicago, IL

Chicago Veterans Affairs Department 5200 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL

Des Plaines Veterans Affairs Department 52 Northwest Highway Des Plaines, IL

Des Plaines Veterans Affairs Department 515 East Thacker Street Des Plaines, IL

Disabled American Veterans 4115 Clinton Avenue Stickney, IL

Disabled American Veterans 2122 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs 721 South Quentin Road Palatine, IL

Leave No Veteran Behind 19 South LaSalle Street Chicago, IL

Midwest Region Korean Veterans 3419 West Peterson Avenue Chicago, IL

Midwest Region Korean Veterans Association 6036 West Dempster Street Morton Grove, IL

Paralyzed Veterans Of America 2235 Enterprise Drive Westchester, IL

Paralyzed Veterans of America 2122 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL

Polish Army Veterans Association of America 6005 West Irving Park Road Chicago, IL

South Holland Village Veterans 510 East 160th Place South Holland, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Chicago Heights Vet Center 1010 Dixie Highway Chicago Heights, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Evanston Vet Center 1901 Howard Street Evanston, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Gresham VA Clinic 7731 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Jesse Brown VA Medical Center 820 South Damen Avenue Chicago, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Jesse Brown VA Medical Center 900 South Damen Avenue Chicago, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Orland Park Veterans Center 8651 West 159th Street Orland Park, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Chicago Heights Clinic 20 West 15th Street Chicago Heights, IL

US Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center 565 Howard Street Evanston, IL

Veterans Assistance Corporation 410 Elgin Avenue Forest Park, IL

Veterans In Arms Chicago 8256 South Mackinaw Avenue Chicago, IL

Veterans Outreach Program 5038 West 127th Street Alsip, IL

Veterans of Foreign Post 2791 17147 Oak Park Avenue Tinley Park, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 7256 West 63rd Street Summit, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 22341 Governors Highway Richton Park, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 8844 Ogden Avenue Brookfield, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 2817 Saint Charles Road Bellwood, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 3009 North Kedzie Avenue Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 400 East Devon Avenue Elk Grove, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 3743 West 63rd Street Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 5104 South Archer Avenue Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 14817 Pulaski Road Midlothian, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 7680 North Caldwell Avenue Niles, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 15780 New Avenue Lemont, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 200 30th Avenue Bellwood, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 3152 South Wallace Street Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 9514 South 52nd Avenue Oak Lawn, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 7401 Lincoln Avenue Skokie, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 3332 Chicago Road Steger, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 4325 South Honore Street Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 6940 West Diversey Avenue Chicago, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 450 11800 South Cicero Avenue Alsip, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5151 520 South Bartlett Road Streamwood, IL

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8141 664 Hirsch Avenue Calumet, IL

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Cook County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Illinois State, and local Cook County, IL level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Cook County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Cook County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Cook County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Cook County VFW and AMVETS posts

Cook County Veteran Statistics

Find Cook County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Cook County Veteran Status
 Cook CountyIllinois
Veterans164,687 (4.1%)595,185 (6.0%)
Cook County VA Health Care Coverage
 Cook CountyIllinois
VA Health Care Coverage63,646 (1.2%)213,239 (1.7%)
No Other Coverage8,666 (0.2%)24,455 (0.2%)
Age: Under 196472,455
Age: 19 to 64 Years25,36985,194
Age: 65 Years+37,630125,590
Cook County Period of Military Service
 Cook CountyIllinois
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era15,89360,652
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4,62124,640
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era2551,169
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era17,76266,689
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era7745,728
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II56,575206,136
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II2791,885
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II110394
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II17,05355,415
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era5141,723
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era9,53627,982
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only22,35781,518
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only18,12258,286
Between Korean War and World War II only7372,723
Pre-World War II only99245