Classes & Support Groups for Veterans
January 2020

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020
Transgender Veterans Group
 
Location: Contact for Location
 
The Transgender Veterans Group is a support group at Hines. Vets who are gender-fluid, gender non-binary, trans-identified, or questioning in their gender may attend. The group is a safe place for Vets to get support, discuss concerns, and learn about VA and community resources.
 
Dates: First and Third Tuesday of every month
 
For information and location details, contact:
Allison Kirschbaum, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 21800
Justin Birnholz, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 23203
 
 
Thursday, Jan 9, 2020
Service and PRIDE! LGBT Group
 
Location: Contact for location
 
Service and Pride is a support group at Hines. All Vets who identify as LGBT may attend. We focus on building skills to help reduce and cope with LGBT related stigma and stress.
 
For more information and location details, contact:
Allison Kirschbaum, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 21800
Justin Birnholz, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 23203
 
 
Saturday, Jan 11, 2020
Veterans Resource Fair
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Casa Italia Office Center, 3800 Division St, Third Floor, Stone Park, IL 60165
http://www.iavmuseum.org
 
 The Cook County Cerlk's Office and the Italian American Veterans Museum are proud to present their first annual
Veterans Resource Fair
 
Meet representatives from:
  • The Cook County Clerk's Office
  • Cafe Liberty
  • Catholic Charities
  • ComEd
  • Cook County Assessor's Office
  • Cook County Recorder of Deeds' Office
  • Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Forest Park Vet Center
  • Hines VA Hospital
  • Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN)
  • Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Illinois Treasurer
  • Kare-9 Comfort Dog Ministries
  • Road Home Program at Rush University Medical Center
  • T-Mobile
  • Veterans Smile
  • U.S. Census Bureau
Find out about:
  • A wide range of Veteran discounts
  • Property tax exemptions and unclaimed property
  • Wellness, fitness, and comfort dog programs
  • Need-based legal aid and dental care
  • Employment and housing opportunities
  • Voter registration and the 2020 census
  • and more!
Apply and sign up for a host of services! Please bring your DD-214, state ID or driver's license, Social Security card, and property PIN number.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020
Transgender Veterans Group
 
Location: Contact for Location
 
The Transgender Veterans Group is a support group at Hines. Vets who are gender-fluid, gender non-binary, trans-identified, or questioning in their gender may attend. The group is a safe place for Vets to get support, discuss concerns, and learn about VA and community resources.
 
Dates: First and Third Tuesday of every month
 
For information and location details, contact:
Allison Kirschbaum, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 21800
Justin Birnholz, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 23203
 
 
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
Service and PRIDE! LGBT Group
 
Location: Contact for location
 
Service and Pride is a support group at Hines. All Vets who identify as LGBT may attend. We focus on building skills to help reduce and cope with LGBT related stigma and stress.
 
For more information and location details, contact:
Allison Kirschbaum, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 21800
Justin Birnholz, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 23203