Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) specializes in appealing denied veteran’s benefits claims, including service-connected benefits, pension benefits, survivor benefits, and education benefits. The VLSC will not begin work on an initial claim that has not been filed or is currently pending before the Department of Veterans Affairs. To receive assistance in filing an initial claim for benefits please contact a veterans’ service organization. Read more [...]

Chicago Coleman Veteran Fellowship

In partnership with the Coleman Foundation, Bunker Labs has developed a yearlong Fellowship Program in entrepreneurship for Student Veterans. The fellowship program is tailored to fit students’ busy schedule, while providing an opportunity to build the entrepreneurial muscles that will help you launch your business and make you a stronger candidate for any position. Read more [...]

Hardest Hit Fund mortgage assistance information

The HHF program provides mortgage assistance to homeowners who have experienced at least a 15% income reduction due to a qualifying hardship event and who meet the eligibility criteria. The assistance allows eligible households to avoid foreclosure while they work to regain employment and financial stability. In 2011, IHDA was approved by the US Treasury Department to administer $445,603,557 in Hardest Hit funding. In 2016, IHDA was awarded an additional $269,474,060 in funding to expand the HHF program. Read more [...]

Peer Education Classes Available for Registration

NAMI DuPage Classes are now available for registration through NAMI DuPage. Led by trained individuals and family members who have their own “lived experience” and personal journey with mental illness and recovery, NAMI DuPage classes provide a wealth of knowledge about mental illness and recovery that complements professional treatment. Read more [...]

VA’s Accelerated Learning Programs

A VA-sponsored accelerated learning program (ALP) may be right for you! As a transitioning Servicemember or Veteran, you are eligible to participate in an ALP in IT at no cost, without using your GI Bill® benefits. ALPs help you quickly gain the skills and certifications you need to qualify for employment in IT, one of today’s fastest-growing industries. You also will receive job placement services upon completing a program. Read more [...]