Today, our guest speaker was Steve Fixler, Superintendent - VAC of DuPAge County

The VAC of DuPage is a distinct unit of local government created by State Law and funded by DuPage County. The VAC is an annual one-time emergency assistance program designed to help veterans that find themselves in need of financial assistance. The VAC is managed by a Board of Directors who are Veterans representing the various Veteran organizations in DuPage County.

Made possible by dedicated veterans via the Military Veterans Assistance Act /Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Intergovernmental Agreement between the County of DuPage and the Veterans Assistance Commission, the VAC can provide an additional link in your life to assist you to get through some difficult times.

A partial listing of available services provided include assistance with the following:

  • Mortgage or rent payments.
  • Utility payments.
  • Emergency medical prescription.
  • VA Medical Transportation needs.
  • Burial expenses.
  • Work or Home related expenses.
  • Food/Family Essentials
  • Auto Expenses

The VAC of DuPage also offers information and referral, location and retrieval of discharge documents, and other services for the Veteran Community.

Additional information is available at: