The mission of the NWVU Rockford SheVet Chapter is to ensure that women veterans are made aware and have access to their VA benefits and entitlements including current or pending legislation that impacts VA benefits. NWVU puts special emphasis on assisting homeless women veterans to ensure they have immediate housing or shelter. We advocate for improved service delivery and adequate services for women veterans in federal,state, city, and county services. We monitor service delivery at the VA clinics and medical centers. NWVU has built alliances with various veteran organizations. VA benefit offices to include VA clinics and hospitals and grass roots organizations. Through this collaboration we provide individual and personal referrals for all women veterans.