Spokane County Information

Spokane        (509) 477-3690

 

Spokane County Regional Veterans Service Center
For more information please contact us at (509) 477-3690.

Types of Emergency Services Available:

This "emergency (relief) assistance" is provided in Voucher form to a specific vendor for the following emergency related needs:
 

Food & Hygiene

Transportation

Rent (facing eviction)

Utilities (facing shut-off)

Burial Assistance

Training Assistance

Work Clothing (limited availability)

Barriers to Employment

 

In addition to emergency financial aid, we offer information ser-vices and assistance on a variety of Veteran’s benefits, such as ap-plying for military discharge papers (DD-214); referrals are made to other programs or community resources for education, employ-ment and counseling.

NOTE: Financial assistance is NOT a cyclical entitlement, but emergency crisis intervention toward a sustainable positive outcome.

BEFORE we can assist veterans, state law requires us to obtain certain "qualifying" documentation.

All veterans who receive services from our office must provide "PROOF" of the following:

1. Proof of Honorable Discharge (DD-214) from the Armed Forces of the United States. *also bring marriage license and minor childrens birth certificates if applicable.

2. Proof of Residency in the State of Washington for at least 12 months AND must be currently residing in Spokane County.

3. Proof of Income at the time of application (tax return, pay stubs, DSHS, VA and Social Security award letters etc.) *Income can be no greater than 150% of the poverty level established by Health and Human Services.

ligibility

Additional Spokane Area Resources:

CouAmerican Legion WDVA Veterans Services Office. (509) 434-7750 address: 4815 N. Assembly Bldg 6-A

Regional VA Office (Seattle) 1-800-827-1000 For VA Loans, Health Benefits, etc address: 915 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98174

VA Hospital - (509) 434-7000 Toll Free: 1-800-325-7940 address: 4815 N. Assembly 99205

Veterans Outreach Center (administered by the VA) (509) 444-8387 address: 13109 E Mirabeau Pkwy

Spokane Valley 99216

Health Care for Homeless Vets (HCHV)- (509) 462-2500 address: 705 W. 2nd Ave. 99201

VFW Post# 51 (509) 327-9847 American Legion #9 (509) 328-2884

address: 300 West Mission (both posts)

2-1-1 (Local emergency assistance number) just dial: 211 and tell the operator what your emergency needs are for a list of agency referrals.

Northwest Justice Project Legal Advice Toll Free: 1-888-201-1014 9:15 AM to 12:15 Monday-Friday