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Illinois VFW Manteno Veterans Home (subtitle)

Contact Information: The Adjutant
Illinois Veterans Home - Manteno
1 Veterans Drive
Manteno, IL 60950
Phone (815) 468-6581 Ext. 226
Location: East of Manteno in Kankakee County
Opened: 1986
Acreage: 122
Structure Type: 4 different major nursing care units plus an Alzheimer/dementia unit opened in 2001, all connected with enclosed walkways
Care Provided: Skilled nursing; Alzheimer/dementia care; plus a separate program for homeless veterans
Capacity: 352 beds
Additional Units/Services: 2 additional service and support buildings, connected to all 5 main buildings with enclosed walkways. These additional service buildings house services such as a commissary, Volunteer headquarters, Social Services, a bank, and the Veteran's Hall, used for organized activities.
Directions: North-central Illinois south of Chicago near I-57

From I-57 exit 322, proceed east through Manteno, ending up on 9000N Road. The entrance to the home is one mile south. There are signs along the way.

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