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Applicant must have had service in the armed forces of the United States at least one (1) day during a time recognized as a wartime period and possess an honorable discharge.
The veterans must have had service accredited to the State of Illinois or have been a resident of Illinois for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the date of application.
The veteran must be disabled by age, disease, or wounds, and by reason of such disability be incapable of earning a living and in need of nursing care.
Any honorably discharged veterans who has served a minimum of one year on active durty or one day during a recognized wartime period with a service accredited to the state of Illinois, or who has been a resident of Illinois for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the date of the application is eligible for admission to a domiciliary.

Application Process

Applications may be obtained by writing directly to the Home. Applications are also available through the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office and Field Offices at various VA Medical Centers in Illinois through the social services departments. Applications may be obtained and submitted to any of the four homes in the State of Illinois by calling toll free 1-800-437-9824 (Illinois residents only).

Structure & Governing board

One of four state Veterans Homes operated by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Central Office, Springfield, Illinois. The department Director is appointed by the Governor. The Advisory Board is made up of Veterans organization members who advise the direcor.

Services Provided

Skilled Nursing Care Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care

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