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Resources for Veterans and Dependents

Roosevelt Resources 

The following Academic Services and Student Affairs offices are here to serve you: 

  • Career Development counsels students in career and major exploration, internships, resume writing, interviewing, and networking. 
  • The Counseling Center provides a variety of services to help students achieve satisfying relationships and make effective life choices. 

The Office of Student Accounts assists students with managing their billing statements and payment plans. 

Veterans Upward Bound is a federal TRIO pre-college program designed to assist eligible student veterans prepare for entry into the college program of their choice. 

Community Resources 

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
820 S Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 569-8387
Veterans Crisis Line:  (800) 273-8255 (Press 1) 

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
Cook County Veterans Service Office
James R. Thompson Center
100 W Randolph St, Ste 5-570
Chicago, IL 6060
(312) 814-3326
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday – Friday 

Schaumburg Township Veterans Service Office
1 Illinois Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
(847) 884-0030 Ext. 2019
9:00am-4:00pm (Thursday ONLY) 

Illinois Department of Employment Security
1700 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(800) 244-5631 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Benefits Information
(800) 827-1000 

Health Benefits Eligibility
(877) 222-8387 

Education Benefits
(888) GIBILL-1 / (888) 442-4551
Online Education Benefits Application 

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment 

VA Readjustment Counseling Services 

Department of Defense – Tricare
(888) 363-5433 

Department of Defense – Deployment Information 

Department of Defense – Military Family Support 

Department of Defense – Guard & Reserve Affairs