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Homeless Veterans

DuPage Homeless Veterans Taskforce

The DuPage Homeless Veteran’s Taskforce (DHVTF) has been officially established in DuPage County. By creating this Taskforce (TF), the TF members will have improved data sharing, an improved referral system, elimination of duplication of services and a streamlined process to assist Veterans in accessing housing and any other support they need.

Taskforce Agencies

  • DuPage PADS
  • Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
  • Veterans Assistance Commission of DuPage County (VAC)
  • Hines VA Hospital Health Care for Homeless Section
  • DuPage County Community Services 


To end Veteran homelessness in DuPage County in accordance with the criteria established by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, Housing & Urban Development, and Veterans Health Administration and connect Veterans, at risk of homelessness, to services to help them remain in permanent housing.

Additional Information

DHVTF will work internally and with community based organizations, such as other homeless service organizations, health care providers, law enforcement, townships, religious organizations and other agencies to identify Veterans experiencing homelessness and connect them to appropriate housing and other services.

DHVTF is a member of the DuPage County Continuum of Care and no new organizations were established. The TF will use current organizations and agencies inside and outside of DuPage County to complete its mission.

For more information on the TF: Contact the VAC at: 630-407-5655, or go to www.dupageco.org/vac

For emergency information for a homeless Veteran: 1-877-424-3838, Press 1 or to have a Confidential chat, go to www.veteranscrisisline.net.

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