Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans 119 N West St, Wheaton, IL60187 The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans offers classes, psychological treatment and temporary housing to veterans.…More Class subjects include financial planning, employment and job search and independent living skills. Activities include outings and guest speakers. Clothing donations are accepted in a drop-box at the rear of the building.
Wheaton VFW Post 2164 is an organization that supports US veterans and service members as well as their families. It…More also supports local youth through scholarships, hosts Veterans Day and Memorial Day services and supports overseas troops through Operation Uplink. Wheaton VFW Post 2164 organizes blood drives, lobbies elected officials to support veterans and participates in such organizations as National Volunteer Week, Toys for Tots, Make a Difference Day and March of Dimes.
It also acts as a VA liaison for veterans seeking a wide range of problems including receiving support and military awards. There are four Veterans Homes for the disabled and elderly located throughout Illinois, some of which are equipped for Alzheimer patients. Graveside funeral service rites can be performed to honor a service member who has passed.