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Make a Referral

Why Refer to Illinois Joining Forces?

1. Dedicated Support 24/7/365

We are committed to providing unwavering support to Service Members, Veterans and their F.amilies Our experienced team is here to address their unique needs and challenges.

2. Comprehensive Database of Resources

From resources for housing, food security, and transportation to mental health, educational support and community outreach programs, we connect Veterans to a wide range of resources available to to enhance the well-being of Veterans and their loved ones.

3. Holistic Approach

Our approach goes beyond the initial presenting problem. We strive to empower veterans by uncovering and addressing both their immediate needs as well as underlying needs so that the Veteran is set up for a brighter future.

Why Make a Referral? 

How to Make a Referral

  1. Complete the Referral Form: Fill out our simple online referral form. Provide basic information about the veteran or family member you are referring and the type of assistance needed.

  2. Confirmation: Once we receive your referral, our team will promptly review the information and reach out for any additional details if necessary.

  3. Assessment: We'll conduct a thorough assessment to understand the unique needs and challenges of the referred individual or family.

  4. Resource Referral: Based on the identified needs, we will identify the appropriate resources and connect the Veteran to those organizations. 

  5. Follow Up: Our team will follow up with the Veteran, ensuring that they were successfully connected to the resources they were in need of and they received the assistance they were in need of.

Make a Difference Today

Your referral can be the bridge to a brighter future for a veteran or their family member. Join us in making a positive impact in the lives of Illinois Veterans. Together, we can honor their service by identifying the support they need and deserve.

For any questions about making a referral, please email referrals@illinoisjoiningforces.org or call 833-INFO-IJF. Thank you for being a part of our mission to serve those who have served.

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