Des Moines County Veterans Affairs Office
910 Cottonwood St. Suite 1001
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday 7:00-11:00 AM , 1:00-3:00 PM
Provides monetary relief to indigent veterans to assist with bills pertaining to rent, utilities, clothing, medical treatment, food and funerals. We also assist veterans with applying for any type of government pension or compensation they might be eligible for. Help them get to Iowa Veterans Home, help them secure any type of military records they might need, help with getting head stones, travel to Iowa Vets Hospital, home loans, education benefits, getting into nursing homes, etc.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
The Salvation Army provides financial and support services to Veterans and Veteran Families through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. SSVF is a housing stability-focused service delivery program for very low-income Veteran families throughout Central Illinois. This program will serve Veteran families that are homeless or imminently at-risk of being homeless. The goal is to stabilize these families in housing, while providing on-going support as needed to sustain independent living.
Grants & Per Diem Transition In Place (GFD TIP)
GPD TIP is a housing stability-focused program for Veterans with a history of chronic homelessness who have many barriers to finding stable housing OR who are over income for other programs. This program will serve Veteran families that are homeless or imminently at-risk of being homeless. The goal is to stabilize these families in housing while providing robust case management services to find solutions to all barriers contributing to homelessness.
Veterans Memorial Hospital
1-319-338-0581 or 1-866-687-7382
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246-2208
24 hours a day
The Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System is a comprehensive tertiary health care center, teaching hospital, and research facility. Referrals are accepted from VA Medical Centers throughout the nation for complex diagnostic and treatment modalities. The Iowa City facility is known for a wide range of specialized medical programs. It has a strong and effective affiliation with the University of Iowa College of Medicine. The Medical Center operates 83 beds, including 43 medicine/neurology beds, 25 surgery, and 10 intensive care beds, and 15 psychiatry beds. The Medical Center operates seven community based outpatient clinics in Bettendorf, Waterloo, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Ottumwa, Iowa; and Galesburg and Quincy, Illinois. The Medical Center also operates a satelite outpatient clinic in Coralville, Iowa.