Park Forest, Schools

Veterans Resources Fair Scheduled on Prairie State College Campus on Thursday, March 9

CHICAGO HEIGHTS–(ENEWSPF)–February 27, 2017. Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a Veterans Resources Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in the Prairie Center on the college’s main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Admission to the event is free.

Attendees will be able to talk with representatives from various organizations that provide services to veterans, including benefits counseling and legal assistance. Information about employment and volunteer opportunities and other community resources also will be available.

Among the organizations participating are VFW Post 311, VFW, National Able, Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs, Com Ed, Cook County Recorder of Deeds, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois State Treasurer, TCF Bank, Illinois Office of the Attorney General, and Will County Veterans Commission. Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital HUD VASH Program and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Medical Team, Social Security Administration, American Heart Association, Catholic Charities, CEDA, Prince Home in Manteno, Respond Now, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Thresholds (Veterans Project), Illinois National Guard, Chicagoland Regional College Program, UPS, Combined Insurance, Governors State University, Illinois Warrior 2 Warrior, Volunteers of America, Road Home Program at Rush, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Pipe Fitters Training Center, Honor Flight Chicago, Veterans Garage, National Women Veterans United, Park Forest Veterans Commission, Western & Southern Life.

For information, contact Georges Sanon, PSC student veterans center coordinator, at [email protected] or 708-709-3567.

PSC is committed to serving veterans. Veterans receive one-on-one advising throughout the admissions process and continued support throughout their academic career at PSC. Veterans are eligible for early registration. Services extend to all service members regardless of when they served or whether it was in the active, reserve, or National Guard component. For more information on services for student veterans at PSC, visit