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Women Veteran Retreat at Kankakee Community College on April 27

April 10, 2024

Women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces are invited to attend a resource fair on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kankakee Community College's Building L, in Kankakee, Illinois.

Hines VA introduces new monitoring system for hospice and nursing home Veterans

March 15, 2024

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital has begun integrating a new patient monitoring system to improve Veteran health and assist medical staff.

Chicago Winter Stand Down to help Veterans in need

November 07, 2023

Chicago's Winter Stand Down to help area homeless, housing-insecure, and in-need Veterans will be held Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chicago's Northwest Armory.

Women Veteran Retreat to be held Sept. 8 at Malcom X College

September 05, 2023

Chicago-area women Veterans are invited to a Women Veteran Stand Down and Mini-Retreat on Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Malcolm X College in Chicago.

Joliet VA Clinic to host mobile food pantry on August 7

August 01, 2023

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital’s Joliet Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a mobile food pantry on Aug. 7, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hoffman Estates VA Clinic to host PACT Act benefits event on Aug. 5

July 25, 2023

Area Veterans are invited to a PACT Act informational event at the Hoffman Estates VA Clinic on Aug. 5.

Oldest VA Blind Center, white cane perfecter, to celebrate 75th Anniversary

July 13, 2023

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital is proud to announce the 75th anniversary of its Blind Rehabilitation Center (BRC), the oldest VA treatment facility for visually impaired Veterans and perfecter of the long white cane used worldwide.

13th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll returns to Hines VA on May 17

May 15, 2023

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital will host its 13th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event on May 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hines VA Hospital to hold job fairs on April 22 and 27

April 10, 2023

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital will host employment hiring fairs on April 22 and April 27, 2023.

Hines VA seeks to Raze Vacant and Underutilized Buildings at Main Campus

April 06, 2023

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital has proposed razing nine vacant and underutilized buildings at the hospital’s main medical campus.