Incarcerated Veterans & Vet Court

The Veteran's Incarcerated Reintegration Services, a joint project with King, Thurston and Clark Counties to address the needs of veterans’ incarcerated in County Correctional Facilities, offering alternatives to jail and referral to housing, employment services, and treatment. Many of the veterans have come to the jail due to un-treated drug and alcohol issues, poverty, homelessness, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The program provides:

  • transitional housing for veterans upon release from the jail,

  • assessment and referral to the Puget Sound VA Health Care System for treatment including drug, alcohol and mental health counseling,

  • job referral and placement services, and

  • assistance with court appearances and early release requirements.

Veterans Court Programs

Washington Courts Website - Veteran Court Information

Incarcerated Veteran and Family Support Information

Contact: 
Tracy Jones TracyJ@DVA.WA.GOV (206) 450-1652 Valinda Hayes- Martinez valindah@dva.wa.gov (206) 305-4513 Fax # (206) 623-0200 Veterans Reintegration Services WDVA King County Veterans Programs Belltown Center2106 2nd Ave Seattle, WA  98121  

July 2016 - June 2017

King County

284 Veterans enrolled in program
120 Referrals to behavioral and/or physical health services
108Successful referrals where clients engage in behavioral and/or physical health services
85 Referrals to education, employment or training resources
68 Successful referrals where clients engage in education, employment or training resources
124 Referrals to housing
99 Successful placements in transitional or permanen...read more