Veteran & Military Services

We proudly honor and serve veterans, military members and their families from all branches of the United States Armed Services:


  • Intake and assessment
  • Connect clients with appropriate services based on needs assessment
  • Create with the client a navigation plan for next steps
  • Monthly follow-up appointments with clients
  • Group facilitation
  • Services for active duty and reintegrating veterans
  • Advocate for the needs of veterans, active military and their families
  • Assess and connect veterans, active military and their families to appropriate services
  • Connect veterans, active military and their families to NW Compass and Legacy Corps services.
  • Walk alongside the veteran, active military and their families to help navigate the path to empowerment with a mutually agreed upon Navigation Plan.
  • Maintain OEF/OIF support cadres.
  • Expand support cadres to veterans and their caregivers of all ages.
  • Establish a one-on-one veteran mentorship program.
  • Collaborate with therapeutic services
NORTHWEST COMPASS VETERAN & MILITARY SERVICES is offered free of charge to eligible clients. Training is available and volunteers are needed.


If you would like to help us support our neighbors in the Northwest suburbs through crisis, please Donate today. Northwest Compass is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your gift is tax deductible as allowed by law.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact or visit our Get Involved page to learn about available opportunities.


Please contact or call +1 847 392 2344 today.


Volunteer Spotlight–Devi S. After completing an internship at NWC last year, Devi has continued working with us as a volunteer. She helps update data in the NWC back office, and also helps out transcribing recipes on the Cookbook committee. She is a student at Harper and enjoys reading, cooking and recently took up tae kwon do. Thank you Devi, we couldn't continue helping our neighbors in need turn crisis into opportunity without volunteers like you! ... See MoreSee Less

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