Tax season is here. Individuals who earn $64,000 or less can self-file their federal and state taxes for free through a secure mobile-optimized website called MyFree Taxes. The website is provided in partnership with United Way and H&R Block. Individuals also can utilize a helpline at 855-MY-TX-HELP and online chat support with services available in English and Spanish by IRS-certified specialists.
Flu Season is here!
Veterans protect yourselves and get a NO COST flu shot!
If you are enrolled in the VA Health Care System, getting your flu shot at Walgreens or Duane Reade is easy.
A Soldier Without a Uniform
A special recognition for donations of $500 or more by individuals or institutions given in honor of a Veteran or group of Veterans is available from the Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation. It is called the Circle of Honor, and the first member of this esteemed group of warrior-heroes is Pete Lane made possible by the generous donations of the Koziol Family Foundation to the Soldier Pete Peer Support Specialist scholarship fund. Joining Soldier Pete are Vietnam Veterans Michael D. Bohrman and Kenneth B. Luttel and SSGT Frank P. Jaros for anonymous donations made in their memory to the Foundation's General Fund. To make a donation in the name of your Veteran, click here.
Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships for Equine Therapy that are available for qualified applicants. Each scholarship is for 8 therapuetic sessions conducted at nationally recognized Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding Center in Lake Forest and clinically supervised and delivered by Urban Balance of Denver, Colorado. This proven and unique alternative therapy for various behavioral issues is conducted by certified clinicians and trainers. The special offer of free therapy is available to Veterans and/or members of Veteran Families. The scholarships have been granted to Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation through the generosity of Koziol Family Foundation.
Anyone interested in applying for an Equine Therapuetic Scholarship should contact Lake County Veterans and Family Services through our website at: www.lakevetsfound.org, or call us at 847-986-4622.
We need your help in the fight to pass The Purple Heart Heroes Act of 2015 (H.R. 3963), which provides tax relief on food, water, and clothing to Veterans who have been wounded and disabled in defense of our country. H.R. 3963 extends commissary privileges to Veterans who have been wounded and disabled by enemy combatants Please ask your U.S. Congressman to Co-Sponsor the Purple Heart Heroes Act of 2015, TODAY!