Palatine Township

721 South Quentin Road, Suite 101, Palatine, IL 60067
847-358-6700 | | (847) 358-2888

Military - Veterans

Military and Veterans Services

The Vet Center

Tristana Harvey, PhD, NCC, LPC joined the Evanston Vet Center in January 2023 from the Norristown (PA) Vet Center. Before working for the VA, she owned a business for 10 years as a federal contractor working on contracts with the Dept of Defense, Dept of State and EAP programs conducting counseling and prevention programs. As a military and family life counselor overseas, she worked with service members and their families before, during and after deployments. She is excited to work with Veterans full time and looks forward to meeting you.  She is onsite at the Palatine Township office Tuesdays from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

For an appointment call: 847-332-1019

Veteran's Service Officer

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Service Officer Shynae “Shy” Murphy is available to assist veterans and their family members in applying for benefits.

Shynae “Shy” Murphy is available by phone at 847-485-2772 or by email:

Effective April 4, 2022:

Scheduled hours at Palatine Township:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Appointments Only
Telephone: 847-485-2772

Scheduled hours at Schaumburg Township

Mondays and Thursday
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM (last person)
No phone calls. Walk-ins only