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If you are seeking entrance to the Kankakee County Veterans Treatment Court, contact Court Cooridnator, Karen Smietanski.

Karen Smietanski

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Veterans Treatment Court

The 21st Judicial Circuit Kankakee County Veterans Treatment Court provides an inter-agency, collaborative, non-adversarial treatment strategy for Honorably Discharged Military Veterans and for Veterans discharged with General Under Honorable Conditions currently involved with the criminal justice system, who suffer from PTSD, psychological problems, and/or substance abuse problems.

The Veterans Assistance Commission's involvement include

  • Document collection, processing, and review
  • Initial screenings (to determine eligibility)
  • Direct referrals and appointment coordination
  • Service work (case management)
  • Volunteer Mentor Program and community supports
  • Transportation assistance