Assistance Programs

The Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC) promotes the welfare of honorably discharged veterans of military service and their families. The VAC acts as a central service office for all veteran organizations and has general oversight of the distribution of emergency assistance to military veterans and their families.

Types of Assistance

  • Assistance with rental and mortgage payments.
  • Utility payment assistance.
  • Emergency medical care is provided to any member of the veteran’s immediate family who qualifies. Medical care includes hospital payments, outpatient care provided by Lake County clinics, emergency dental, and vision care.
  • Job service assistance.
  • Food, clothing and other supplies at Midwest Veterans Closet.
  • Proper burial for indigent veterans.