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Veterans Assistance Commission

** Due to the COVID-19 Phase Schedule – DCVAC meetings will be suspended until further notice.

** Effective March 19th, 2020 until further notice, the Community Outreach Building (COB) will be closed to the public.

Assisting our local Veterans is of the utmost importance to our office, but everyone’s welfare also takes top priority. 

Any communication with our office will be through Emails, Phones, Faxes, Mail or other means that are deemed safe. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but know that these actions are to ensure everyone remains safe and healthy through these trying times.

Thank you for your patience and understanding


* 2020 Meeting Schedule *

The Veterans Assistance Commission of DeKalb County, Illinois Inc., is a County Government Agency that is operated by and for Veterans. The Commission provides services and financial aid to military Veterans and their families who reside in DeKalb County and qualify for and/or need assistance.

Information and help can be obtained from this office regarding:

  • Educational Benefits
  • VA Disability Compensation
  • VA Pensions
  • VA Burials
  • VBA Healthcare
  • Lost discharges
  • State and Federal Veterans Benefits

Local Veterans Organizations in the County, are responsible for forming & jointly overseeing the Veterans Assistance Commission as is allowed under the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Military Veterans Assistance Act, 330 ILCS ACT 45 (/01/045.) and ILCS 5/5-2006.

The Veterans Assistance Commission provides assistance for the following:

  • Preparation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) forms
  • Preparation of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) forms
  • Preparation of other documents, which relate to benefits available to the Veteran and their dependents.
  • Answering questions about the benefits they have applied for or are receiving
  • Help in applying for additional benefits if entitled
  • Follow up services on pending claims
  • General assistance

Tammy AndersonTAMMY ANDERSON
Superintendent

Phone: 815-756-8129
FAX: 815-748-2142
tanderson@dekalbcounty.org

Community Outreach Bldg
2500 N. Annie Glidden Road
Suite A
DeKalb, IL 60115
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F

Please call to setup an appointment

Tammy AndersonTAMMY ANDERSON
Superintendent

Phone: 815-756-8129
FAX: 815-748-2142
tanderson@dekalbcounty.org

Community Outreach Bldg
2500 N. Annie Glidden Road
Suite A
DeKalb, IL 60115
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F

Please call to setup an appointment

** Due to the COVID-19 Phase Schedule – DCVAC meetings will be suspended until further notice.

** Effective March 19th, 2020 until further notice, the Community Outreach Building (COB) will be closed to the public.

Assisting our local Veterans is of the utmost importance to our office, but everyone’s welfare also takes top priority. 

Any communication with our office will be through Emails, Phones, Faxes, Mail or other means that are deemed safe. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but know that these actions are to ensure everyone remains safe and healthy through these trying times.

Thank you for your patience and understanding


* 2020 Meeting Schedule *

The Veterans Assistance Commission of DeKalb County, Illinois Inc., is a County Government Agency that is operated by and for Veterans. The Commission provides services and financial aid to military Veterans and their families who reside in DeKalb County and qualify for and/or need assistance.

Information and help can be obtained from this office regarding:

  • Educational Benefits
  • VA Disability Compensation
  • VA Pensions
  • VA Burials
  • VBA Healthcare
  • Lost discharges
  • State and Federal Veterans Benefits

Local Veterans Organizations in the County, are responsible for forming & jointly overseeing the Veterans Assistance Commission as is allowed under the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Military Veterans Assistance Act, 330 ILCS ACT 45 (/01/045.) and ILCS 5/5-2006.

The Veterans Assistance Commission provides assistance for the following:

  • Preparation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) forms
  • Preparation of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) forms
  • Preparation of other documents, which relate to benefits available to the Veteran and their dependents.
  • Answering questions about the benefits they have applied for or are receiving
  • Help in applying for additional benefits if entitled
  • Follow up services on pending claims
  • General assistance
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