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Veterans incentives plentiful in Kankakee County

Ideally situated just 45 minutes south of Downtown Chicago along the I-57 corridor, Kankakee County boasts a diverse mix of an urban and rural lifestyle – offering a suite of business, residential and recreational benefits catering to Veterans.

The area is home to 6,500+ veterans, a $65M state-of-the-art Army National Guard Readiness Center and Army Aviation Support Facility, four health and treatment facilities and dozens of veterans service organizations.

Benefits include:

  • Property Tax incentives
  • Employment benefits
  • Subsidized housing preference
  • Workforce, education & training incentives
  • Health & wellness resources

For a more complete listing of veterans resources available in Kankakee County, see our Veterans Strong Flyer.


For additional information on available resources, contact Angela Morrey, Director of Marketing & Business Attraction with the Economic Alliance at amorrey@kankakeecountyed.org.