NEWS RELEASE - Washington State Arts Commission and Department of Veteran Affairs partner to support Veterans through the arts
Washington State Arts Commission and Department of Veteran Affairs partner to support Veterans through the arts… read more
WDVA Honors February as Black History Month
The 2023 theme of “Black Resistance” is presented to explore how Black individuals and communities have fought back against historic and ongoing oppression in all forms, especially that of racial terrorism, including lynching, racial pogroms, and police brutality. The struggle for self-determination has taken shape in political activism like sit-ins,… read more
Music Therapy Available for Veterans via Washington State Arts Commision
Music Therapy Available for Veterans from Ted Brown Music (Tacoma, WA)
Individual and group sessions offered in-person and teletherapy for veterans!
Music Therapy utilizes music as a therapeutic intervention by
harnessing one's abilities to achieve optimal functioning.
"Permanent Vacation" - A Final Farewell from WDVA Director Alfie Alvarado-Ramos
To our Veterans, family members and friends:
This is my final Veteran Voices greeting as director of your WDVA. I announced my retirement last month, or what I call Permanent Vacation, after 30 years with this amazing agency. “Serving Those Who Served” has been an honor and privilege and I leave state government with confidence… read more
NEWS RELEASE - Inslee appoints David Puente, Jr. as director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
NEWS - Veterans in Acute Suicidal Crisis Will be Able to go to any VA or Non-VA Health Care Facility for Emergency Health Care at NO COST
Starting Jan. 17, veterans in acute suicidal crisis will be able to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost — including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days.
Veterans do not need to be enrolled in VA health care to use this benefit. This expansion will increase access to acute suicide care… read more
Alliance Northwest Providing Discounts for Veteran Owned Businesses - Register Now
Are you a veteran? Do you have your WA State Veteran Owned Business Certification? If so, contact your local WA PTAC office at:… read more
Veteran Commercial Tobacco Cessation Program - WDVA Now Offers No-Cost Assessment & Tobacco Cessation Treatment Planning for All WA State Veteran