Program benefits

Program benefits


The Illinois Warrior Assistance Program (IWAP) offers confidential assistance, referrals and counseling services to help Illinois Veterans and eligible family members cope with struggles they may be facing in their daily lives.


Health Services include:

Outpatient counseling services with counselors trained in treating post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury for IL Veterans who do not have insurance and/or immediate access to VA-covered services.

Outpatient counseling services for spouses and children to support their own emotional challenges and coping ability for life transitions and changes in family dynamics.

Screening and neuropsychological testing for post traumatic stress and mild traumatic brain injury, which may include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

*All services for Veterans, spouses and children have a $5 copay for each visit.

Legal and Financial Services include:


Free legal and financial consultation to help you and your family navigate and prepare for next steps.

  • Up to a 60 minute telephone or face-to-face consultation with an attorney on any type of legal matter. The 60 minute offering is free for one consultation per topic each year. For services beyond the 60 minutes, you will receive a discount rate of 25% off the hourly fee.
  • Up to a 60 minute free telephone consultation with a financial counselor on issues such as budgeting, debt consolidation, loans, mortgage assistance, retirement, saving for college, IRS matters and other financial topics.
  • Access to the CLC Legal and Financial Resource Center website, where you can find articles from experts on wide variety of financial topics, online forms for common legal issues, online financial calculators and estimator tools, and more.

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