Morton College is dedicated to supporting those who have served our country. The agencies listed below provide assistance to U.S. veterans and veterans' families.
Located 12 miles from downtown Chicago, the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital provides extended and specialty care and is a tertiary care referral center for VISN 12. Specialized clinical programs include:
The hospital also serves as the VISN 12 southern tier hub for pathology, radiology, radiation therapy, human resource management and fiscal services.
The Vet Centers offers free counseling to eligible veterans and their families. Vet Centers are community based and part of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to eligible vets.
Oak Park Vet Center1515 S. Harlem AveForest Park, IL 60130(708) 457-8805
A variety of programs offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), provides resources that can provide funds to help veterans work toward their educational goals.
Morton College has been approved to process the following educational benefits from Illinois state and federal programs for students who qualify.
For more information, visit the Financial Aid for Veterans page.