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Veteran Services

Assisting veterans in finding gainful employment is a top priority at IDES. Our staff provides veterans with priority of service for employment services (does not apply to unemployment insurance). In addition, we have nearly 40 offices located throughout Illinois with Employment Specialists available to provide a full array of services to assist veterans.

Watch a brief Veterans Services Video  (2:28) to get details about our services to veterans.

We also have many resources for veterans available online such as:

Topic Job Search Resources

Employment Search Assistance

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Organizations offering veterans employment services:

Partner organizations serving veterans:

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  • Bring the required information with you and file the claim at your local IDES office. You will not be able to file online.
  • If you need more information, please use our Contact Us form.