Military – Veterans

Veteran’s Service Officer

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Service Officer Shynae “Shy” Murphy is available to assist veterans and their family members in applying for benefits.

Shynae “Shy” Murphy is available by phone at 847-485-2772 or by email:

Effective April 4, 2022:

Scheduled hours at Palatine Township:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Appointments Only
Telephone: 847-485-2772

Scheduled hours at Schaumburg Township

Mondays and Thursday
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:45 PM (last person)
No phone calls. Walk-ins only

The Vet Center

The Vet Center Counselors are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner.  Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members towards a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.  The Vet Center has a satellite location at Palatine Township.

For an appointment call 847-332-1019