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 Veterans News


  • From Boots to Books: Helping Our Veterans
  • Prairie State College Starts Chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
  • Prairie State College to Receive Grant from Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project Website
  • VA Launches Personalized Health Benefits Handbook
  • VA Providing Credit Monitoring to Misidentified Veterans
  • Chicagoland Regional College Program
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Podcasts of Past Events

Battle Scars movie screening

Battle Scars
Movie Discussion Forum moderated by Chicago Heights Veterans Center Psychologist Dr. Richard Doss

October 27, 2017 | 6 p.m.

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War of Consinence

War of Conscience
A panel discussion about the challenges and critical issues facing many returning U.S. military service members and veterans.

February  21, 2018 | 12 p.m.

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Employment/Entrepreneur/Volunteer Resources

Department of Labor, Veterans Employment & Training Service


National Able Network


5th/3rd Bank

Central Management System State of Illinois (CMS)

Illinois Department of Employment Security


National Able Network – Veterans Forward

Journey Care Foundation

Habitat for Humanity

Cook County Forest Preserve

Chicago Lighthouse

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)

Operation: Job Ready Vets

The Inner Voice, Inc.

YSVP of YMCA – Urban Warriors Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago

Illinois State Police Recruitment

Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

Old Second National Bank



VetMentors, LLC. – Focus is on housing: from homeless to homeownership

Service Resources

Bloom Township

Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs

Cook County Assessors’ Office

Cook County Recorder of Deeds

Illinois Dept of Vet Affairs Veterans Service Officer

Illinois State Treasurer

Office of State Appellate Defender

Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network

Illinois Office of Comptroller

Hines VA Homeless Outreach Team 

Hines VA Transition & Care Case Management Program

Hines VA Medical/Eligibility Team

Cook County Health Department

The South Suburban Council

Respond Now

American Legion 3rd District

VFW Post 311

Catholic Charities

House Our Heroes

Chicago Heights Veteran Center

VFW Regional Office

Prince Home in Manteno

Road Home Program: The Center 4 Vets & Families @ Rush

Odyssey Golf Foundation

Jencare Senior Medical Center

Habitat for Humanity

ComEd Energy Efficiency Program

Prairie State College Dental Clinic

Vet Mentors, LLC

Nicor Gas

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Prairie State College Student Veterans Center Events Sponsors:

event sponsors

PSC Veterans Townhall

PSC welcomes Southland Veterans and their families, to join us for this interactive town hall meeting where you will have the opportunity to hear from leaders in the federal and state veterans services community. Topics will include the VA’s new MISSION ACT. There will be opportunities to ask questions and share your concerns.



PSC Veteran Resources Fair 2020

Prairie State College’s Veterans Resource Fair 2020 will take place on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. This Resource Fair for veterans, service members and their families will feature the Department of Veterans Affairs, housing, legal and educational information, employment and volunteer opportunities, and more. List of Vendors For Events