Veteran Services Officer Shynae Murphy is available for walk-in service at the Township of Schaumburg building. Township Veteran service is open to all veterans and their families to assist in understanding and applying for qualified benefits. VSO Shynae Murphy can also assist veterans with copies of discharge papers, providing information on disability compensation, burial benefits and allowances, and much more. In a case where she cannot help, a referral can be made to a source that may help the veteran.

Please visit Officer Murphy at the Township.


  • By appointment only Monday & Thursday 9-3:30pm
  • No appointments from 12-1pm

Contact her via email or phone to schedule an appointment:

Veterans in need of further assistance can call the main Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs number (1-800-437-9824) or visit their website here to find a neighboring VSO.



Schaumburg Township
1 Illinois Boulevard, Room
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Phone: 217-836-6691

IDVA Main Office

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, Suite 5-570
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-814-2460
Fax: 312-814-2764

Military and Veterans Discount Card

Cook County Clerk’s Office is now offering the Cook County Military and Veterans Discount Card via mail.

To register by mail, the following is required to be completed:

Fill out and submit the Online Military and Veterans Discount Card Application.

Submit via mail:

Cook County Clerk’s Office
Attn: Veterans Services
118 North Clark Street, Room 120
Chicago, Illinois 60602-1387

Full Details

The online registration allows active-duty personnel, veterans, guard members and reservists to register from the comfort of their home. This new service helps protect the veterans and service members and eliminates any issues or concerns they may have relating to COVID-19. It provides veterans and active duty military with a free money-saving discount card and access to a diverse network of over 200 businesses that are committed to providing discounts.