United Way of Adams County, Inc.

Resources for Veterans

United Way of Adams County is dedicated to helping veterans connect with resources available in our community to help them and their families.We have partnered with Tri-State Warrior Outreach to provide case management and administrative support for the program, and have assembled a committee of key community members to meet regularly and ensure we continue to work towards better support and additional programs to serve those who served our country.


Local Resources for Veterans


Providing veterans a free service to help them find work.


Adam G. Gonzales, Founder
Silent Professionals

As a veteran it can be challenging to transition to civilian life, which is why this site was launched to help others find work using the skills they gained in military service.


Quincy Outpatient Clinic, VA Iowa City

Assists with medical needs and travel.

Contact: Kelly Hogan

Email: kelly.hogan2@va.gov

Phone: 217-224-3366 ext. 2347


Tri-State Warrior Outreach

Assists with medical expenses, rent and utility payments, necessary travel costs and minor home repairs.

Contacts: Morgan Parker, Director of Programs & Services for United Way; Glenn Swick, Committee Chair for Tri-State Warrior Outreach

Email: morgan@unitedwayadamsco.org

Phone: 217-224-1223


American Red Cross

Military Liaison and contact for Service to Armed Forces members and their families.

Contact: Barry Cheyne

Email: barry.cheyne@redcross.org

Phone: 217-257-7075


Great River Honor Flight

Honors America's veterans that live in our area by providing them, free of charge, transportation to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.

Contact: Barry Cheyne

Email: barry.cheyne@redcross.org

Phone: 217-257-7075


Quincy YWCA

Housing and supportive services for households with children, giving priorty to veterans.

Website: www.ywcaquincy.org

Phone: 217-221-9922


Land of Lincoln Goodwill Career Center

Assists veterans with career services surrounding job search and advancement. Offers VetLink, an 8 hour class where participants receive a $50 gift card for interview clothing upon course completion.

Contact: Lisbeth Lefler

Email: lisbeth.lefler@llgi.org

Phone: 217-720-5272


Virgene Project

Provides clothing for Veterans.

Contact: Jim Hobbins


Phone: 740-501-1015


HCHV Outreach Social Worker, VA Community Recources and Referral Center

Contact: James O. Gatti LMSW

415 North Perry Street

Davenport, IA 52801




For a directory of veteran owned businesses within your area, please go to the following:




National & Government Resources for Veterans

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs

Assists with locating service offices, employment and housing needs. Visitors can also apply for grants and property tax exemption.

Website: www.illinois.gov/veterans


American Legion Post #37

Assists Veterans in navigating benefits, education, career development, healthcare, active troop and family support and USAA Financial Services.

Post #37 Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/americanlegionjims

National Organization's Website: www.legion.org


Mission United

Mission United is a national United Way program dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans across the country by connecting them to services available.

Website: www.unitedway.org/mission-united


Swick Realty

Military rebate for veteran's and active duty. 20% rebate for our fee for Illinois purchases/sales residential owner-occupied homes.

Phone: 217-653-9910



Illinois Department of Employment Security

Veterans Career Coach

Phone: 217-221-6201

107 North 3rd Street, Quincy, IL 62301


DAV: Volunteer For Veterans

DAV has rolled out a program called Volunteer For Veterans. You can register as a Volunteer, but more importantly if a veteran has a need - help running errands, minor home repairs, assistance with mowing or other chores, etc. - THEY can register and will be matched with a volunteer.

DAV has had a lot of volunteers sign up, but they are not reaching the Veterans. Please do what you can to promote this in your area, at meetings, if you know Veterans in need help them get signed up, spread on social media, etc.



The Salvation Army

Emergency Homeless Shelter & Family Services
501 Broadway
Homeless Prevention, Rapid Rehousing, Family Store Vouchers, Emergency Social Services, and Case Management Services.


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