Veterans Assistance Commission of Madison County, Inc.

Address

157 North Main Street
Suite 115
Edwardsville, IL 62025

(618) 296-4554

www.co.madison.il.us/departments/veterans_assistance_commission/index.php

AKA:

Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc.

Description:

Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County Inc.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 24, 2019

Year Incorporated:

1989

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

157 North Main Street
Suite 115
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Contacts

Devon Neal

Primary Contact

Office Manager

(618) 296-4554

dtneal@co.madison.il.us

Agency Email

Bradley Lavite

Superintendent

(618) 296-4554

blavite@co.madison.il.us

Phone Numbers

Main

(618) 296-4554

Fax

(618) 692-8958

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Accessibility:

Designated Parking Spaces, Elevators, Wheelchair Accessible, Outside Ramps

Description

Interim and/or Emergency Financial Assistance: Assists with utility payments to avoid shut-off.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm, by appointment only

Required Documents

- True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or Illinois State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois - Current household income statements - Current utility bills - Current shut-off/disconnect notices (if applicable) - Valid mortgage or lease/rental agreement - Current savings and/or checking account statements - Additional documentation (marriage certificate, divorce certificates, birth certificate, death certificate, etc.) may be needed when filing for Emergency Financial Assistance

Eligibility

- Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families who reside in Madison County, Illinois - This financial assistance is not designed to be an ongoing financial supportive program over any considerable time; it is to provide the bare necessities of life for short-term emergency assistance - Students are not eligible unless needs arise due to an emergency, such as a natural disaster; students should contact their college or university Financial Aid Department with regard to school breaks between semesters/quarters

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Call to schedule an appointment

Languages

English

Service Area

Madison County in Illinois

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Illinois
    • Madison County
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    Description

    Interim and/or Emergency Veterans' Assistance: Food/Family essentials.

    Hours

    Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

    Required Documents

    - True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or Illinois State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois - Current household income statements - Current utility bills - Current shut-off/disconnect notices (if applicable) - Valid mortgage or lease/rental agreement - Eviction or foreclosure notice (if applicable) - Current savings and/or checking account statements - Additional documentation (marriage certificate, divorce certificates, birth certificate, death certificate, etc.) may be needed when filing for Emergency Veterans' Assistance

    Eligibility

    - Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families who reside in Madison County, Illinois - Emergency Veterans' Assistance is not designed to be an ongoing financial supportive program over any considerable time. It is to provide the bare necessities of life for short-term emergency assistance - Emergency Veterans' Assistance does NOT include school breaks. Students are not eligible unless needs arise due to an emergency, such as a natural disaster. Students should contact their college or university Financial Aid Department with regard to school breaks between semesters/quarters

    Fees

    No Fees

    Intake Procedure

    Call to schedule an appointment

    Languages

    English

    Service Area

    Madison County in Illinois

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Illinois
      • Madison County
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BD-1800.2250) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Interim and/or Emergency Veteran's Assistance: Assists with natural gas payments to avoid shut-off.

      Hours

      Mon- Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm, by appointment only

      Required Documents

      - True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or Illinois State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois - Current household income statements - Current utility bills - Current shut-off/disconnect notices (if applicable) - Valid mortgage or lease/rental agreement - Eviction or foreclosure notice (if applicable) - Current savings and/or checking account statements - Additional documentation (marriage certificate, divorce certificates, birth certificate, death certificate, etc.) may be needed when filing for Emergency Veterans' Assistance

      Eligibility

      - Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families who reside in Madison County, Illinois - Emergency Veterans' Assistance is not designed to be an ongoing financial supportive program over any considerable time. It is to provide the bare necessities of life for short-term emergency assistance - Emergency Veterans' Assistance does NOT include school breaks. Students are not eligible unless needs arise due to an emergency, such as a natural disaster. Students should contact their college or university Financial Aid Department with regard to school breaks between semesters/quarters

      Fees

      No Fees

      Intake Procedure

      Call to schedule an appointment

      Languages

      English

      Service Area

      Madison County in Illinois

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Illinois
        • Madison County
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BV-8900.9300-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Provides assistance to Veterans in their employment endeavors. The Employment Specialist provides employment and workforce-related guidance, as well as help in developing resumes, assistance in networking with local agencies and employers, and tracking information on current job openings and job fairs being held throughout the region.

        Hours

        Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

        Required Documents

        - True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or IL State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois

        Eligibility

        Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families

        Fees

        No Fees

        Intake Procedure

        Call to schedule an appointment

        Languages

        English

        Service Area

        Madison County in Illinois

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Illinois
          • Madison County
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Interim and/or Emergency Veterans' Assistance: Assists with rent payments to avoid eviction.

          Hours

          Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

          Required Documents

          - True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or Illinois State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois - Current household income statements - Current utility bills - Current shut-off/disconnect notices (if applicable) - Valid mortgage or lease/rental agreement - Eviction or foreclosure notice (if applicable) - Current savings and/or checking account statements - Additional documentation (marriage certificate, divorce certificates, birth certificate, death certificate, etc.) may be needed when filing for Emergency Veterans' Assistance

          Eligibility

          - Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families who reside in Madison County, Illinois - Emergency Veterans' Assistance is not designed to be an ongoing financial supportive program over any considerable time. It is to provide the bare necessities of life for short-term emergency assistance - Emergency Veterans' Assistance does NOT include school breaks. Students are not eligible unless needs arise due to an emergency, such as a natural disaster. Students should contact their college or university Financial Aid Department with regard to school breaks between semesters/quarters.

          Fees

          No Fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call to schedule an appointment

          Languages

          English

          Service Area

          Madison County in Illinois

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Illinois
            • Madison County
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3800.7000) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Administrative Case Work and Advocacy-Related Services: - Veterans' Benefits Administration (VBA) compensation and pension claims filing - Veterans' Health Administration (VHA) health care benefits enrollment - Local, state, and federal benefits filing - Application and forms processing - Assistance in obtaining military records and medical documentation - Specialized information and referral services - Limited estate planning (wills and advance directives) - Limited home adaptation and medical equipment - Collection of and proper disposal of unserviceable flags - Assistance in obtaining Illinois State ID cards

            Hours

            Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

            Required Documents

            - True certified copy of DD-214 (discharge papers from the military with last discharge of Honorable) - Picture ID, such as Driver's License or Illinois State ID card, showing proof of residence in Madison County, Illinois - Current household income statements - Current utility bills - Current shut-off/disconnect notices (if applicable) - Valid mortgage or lease/rental agreement - Eviction or foreclosure notice (if applicable) - Current savings and/or checking account statements - Additional documentation (marriage certificate, divorce certificates, birth certificate, death certificate, etc.) may be needed when filing for Emergency Veterans' Assistance

            Eligibility

            Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families

            Fees

            No Fees

            Intake Procedure

            Call to schedule an appointment

            Languages

            English

            Service Area

            Madison County in Illinois

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Illinois
              • Madison County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-1000.9000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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