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Veteran's Affairs

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Attention All Veterans

We are pleased to introduce our Veterans' Service Officer: Cynthia McKee

Cynthia, a Retired Army Veteran is proud to serve Veterans throughout the state. She may be contacted directly at 847 451-5111, or visit her office located in the Leyden Town Hall (2501 Mannheim, Franklin Park 60131) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

She will be happy to provide assistance and/or information on the following:

  • Housing Benefits
  • Compensation and Pension
  • Camping Fishing and Hunting Permits
  • Education and Training
  • Employment Benefits
  • Health Care & Pharmacy Programs
  • Illinois Insurance Programs
  • Women Veteran Resources
  • Bonuses
  • Burial Benefits
  • Illinois Veterans’ Homes
  • Military Records
  • Transportation
  • Military License Plates

You and your family may be entitled to the following benefits from the Federal Veterans Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, State, County, and Municipal Veterans Laws:

  • Hospitalization
  • Medication
  • Outpatient
  • GI Bill Education
  • Rehabilitation
  • GI Loans
  • Pension
  • Disability Compensation
  • Parents Dependency
  • Bonus
  • POW License Plate
  • Burial Allowance
  • U.S. Flag
  • Grave Markers
  • MIA/POW Scholarships

Veterans Honor Wall

Leyden Township is proud honor all men and women that have served our country in uniform and have, at one time or another, been a resident anywhere within Leyden Township. If you are an honorably discharged veteran or a relative of a deceased veteran please call the Town Hall at 847-455-8616 for a Veterans Honor Wall application. The Veterans Honor Wall will display an individual name plate for each veteran. This includes Illinois National Guard.