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

 

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

 

Tri-State Veterans Community Village

Contact: Richard Elsenpeter

Mail: P.O. Box 21, Quincy, IL 62306

Phone: (217) 577-2001

Email: relsenpeter@tsvcv.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/tsvcv

 

2x4's for Hope

Assists with building supplies and housing for Veterans and their families.

Contacts: Mark & Chris Lawrence

Address: 5700 South 24th, Quincy, IL 62301

Phone: (217) 617-8500

Email: my2x4forhope@yahoo.com

Website: www.2x4forhope.org

 

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

 

Vet for Vets

Provides clothing for Veterans.

Contact: Jim Hobbins

 

Mid-America Military Salute

Veteran Appreciation Day Event

Contact: Dave Ulrich

Phone: (217) 242-7425

Website: www.midamericamilitarysalute.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/midamericamilitarysalute

 

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

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