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Military2VA Program

VA Chicago health care provides health care and other benefits to the newest Veterans returning from service, even if you are still on active duty or an activated member of the National Guard or Reserve. Talk to a care coordinator about making use of your health care benefits.

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Valerie Creedon LCSW

Military2VA Program Manager

VA Chicago health care



Military2VA Program

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Care we provide at VA Chicago health care

We can help you access service and benefit programs tailored to the needs of returning service members, including:

  • Primary and Specialty Care
  • Dental (180 days after separation)
  • Immunizations
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Adjustment Counseling  Extended Care and Rehabilitation
  • Insomnia
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Hearing Examinations
  • Dermatology Care
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) screens
  • Woman's Health
  • Surgical
  • Health education Programs
  • PTSD treatment
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Smoking cessation 
  • Polytrauma care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Counseling
  • Family benefits counseling
  • Referral assistance

Vet Centers

Vet Centers are counseling centers that help Veterans readjust after deployment. The Vet Centers in Chicago Heights and Chicago provide counseling for individuals, groups, married couples, and families. They also provide guidance and referrals for other VA and community resources.

Learn more about Vet Centers