Veterans' Assistance Commission

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Bradley A. Lavite, Superintendent
157 North Main Street, Suite 115
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1963
(618) 296-4554



Please be advised, that at this time, the VAC will be limiting walk-in appointments and has canceled all outreach events and meetings, until further notice. For the most up to date information on resources being offered through this office, and information on COVID-19, find us on FaceBook by opening any browser and type @mcveterans to be directed to our page. Make sure to like our page to get notifications.


Mission Statement:

The Veterans’ Assistance Commission (VAC) provides needed services exclusively to Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and their families who reside in Madison County. The VAC works closely with local Veterans’ Service Organizations (VSOs), as well as local, state, and federal agencies, to ensure the rights to which each Veteran is entitled are preserved and granted. Services include Interim and/or Emergency Veterans' (Financial) Assistance, Administrative Case Work and advocacy-related services (case management), Transition Center services, and VA medical-related transportation services (DAV Transportation Network).

The Veterans' Assistance Commission of Madison County provides services for approximately 35,000 Madison County Veterans.


Associations and Accreditations:

* National Association of County Veterans' Service Officers (NACVSO)
* Illinois Association of County Veterans' Assistance Commissions (IACVAC)
* Rotary Club
* Yellow Ribbon Program (YRP) Service Provider
* Fort Family Community Partner
* Madison County Continuum of Care (CoC)

Staff Members:

Bradley A. Lavite - Superintendent
Devon Neal - Office Manager
Jason Burke - Bookkeeper
Bradley Yount - Veteran Service Officer Benefit Specialist
Timothy D. Turner - Veteran Service Officer Benefit Specialist
David Noble - Veteran Service Office Transition Specialist





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157 North Main Street,
Edwardsville, IL. 62025
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Business Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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