The VAC hosts, coordinates, and funds various outreach services, activities, and events throughout the year that promote the mental and physical well-being of our Veterans, Service Members, their immediate families, and the communities in which they reside.

VA Vet Center/VAC Weekly Veteran Outreach:
  • Co-hosted Weekly VA Vet Center/VAC Community Veteran Outreach Group
1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursday @ 10:30 a.m, at Woodlands Golf Course - 2839 Harris Lane, Alton, IL 62002

3rd Thursday @ 10:00 a.m. at Hickory Grove Restaurant - 201 East Center Drive, Godfrey, IL 62035

Community Programs and Volunteerism:


Request Travel and Milage Reimbursement for Outreach Activities and Volunteers.
Find a Local Veterans Service Organization (VSO) to get involved with.
Non-VAC Community Services and Resources:

Contact Us:

If you are or know of a local Veteran, Veteran Family, Unremarried Widow, or Surviving Spouse of a Veteran or an Adult Disabled Children of a Veteran who was disabled prior to the age of 18 in need of assistance or services, please contact the Veterans' Assistance Commission (VAC) at 618-296-4554 or via email at mcvac@madisoncountyil.gov

Crisis Response:

The VAC is NOT a Crisis Response Agency or Medical Provider. See below to contact a Crisis Response Agency.

Any Veterans in Active Crisis or in need of immediate Medical Attention should call 911, go to the nearest Emergency Room and/or call 988 to reach the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.