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Statistics

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

July 2018-June 2019

State Program

1105 Veterans Served

161 Family Members Served

King County Program

297 Veterans Served

96 Family Members Served



About WDVA

544,290 Veterans
60,699 Active Duty
17,941 Guard and Reserve
2,000,000 Family Members



Armed Forces License Plates

Number of Armed Forces Plates On the Road as of 08/01/2020

Air Force   3,290
Army   6,547
Coast Guard   806
Marines   4,003
National Guard   328
Navy   4,053
Total:  19,027

In Fiscal Year 2020, Armed Forces License Plates provided $561,299 for State Veterans Cemetery Operations, programs for veterans without homes, and other vital WDVA services.



Cemetery

July 2019 - June 2020

Total Interments:  559

                Veteran:  429

                Family Member: 130

78% cremation, 22% casketed burials

We received $316.7K in VA plot revenue

Fiscal Year 2019:
$546,000 in contributions from Armed Forces License Plates for cemetery operations



Claims Assistance

July 2018 - June 2019

Olympia Call Center:

10,081 calls received

King County Call Center:

1,116 calls received

VSO Contractors & VA Claims

11,773 Claims filed through network
$155 Million in Income generated for veterans
81% Batting average (success rate of claims filed)



For Family Members & Military Spouses

544,290 Veterans
60,699 Active Duty
17,941 Guard and Reserve
2,000,000 Family Members

(https://www.va.gov/vetdata/veteran_population.asp and https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/appj/dwp/dwp_reports.jsp)



Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

July 2018 - Jun 2019

  • Enrolled 281
  • Housing Placements 203
  • Job Placements 210
  • Avg. Wage at Placement $17.48
  • Chronically Homeless Enrolled - 48
  • Chronically Homeless Job Placement - 34
  • Chronically Homeless Ave. Wage - $17.83
  • Homeless Female Veterans Enrolled - 30
  • Homeless Female Veterans Job Placement - 24
  • Homeless Female Veterans Ave. Wage - $17.85


Internships

July 2018 - June 2019

30 VCC interns hired 
8 intern hired full-time by a partner organization
5 continued on to higher education
24 connected to veterans benefits



King County Veterans Services

July 2018 - June 2019

King County Homeless Services:
233 veterans served

King County Call Center:
1,116 calls received

King County Pathfinding Military Families:
50 clients receiving referrals to benefits or services

King County Funded Training & Support Center:
Veteran Trauma Competency Training
873 Treatment Professionals trained
481 Service Providers and Employers trained
51 Training Events
1354 total individuals trained

King County Funded Counseling
600 veterans served
174 family members served

King County Funded Veterans Reentry Case Management
192 veterans enrolled
126 referrals to behavioral health or medical services (85 engaged in services)
130 referrals to education, employment or training resources (96 engaged in services)
117 referrals to housing (43 successful placement in transitional or permanent housing)



Reentry Program & Vet Court

July 2018 - June 2019

King County

192 veterans enrolled
126 referrals to behavioral health or medical services (85 engaged in services)
130 referrals to education, employment or training resources (96 engaged in services)
117 referrals to housing (43 successful placement in transitional or permanent housing)



Spokane Veterans Home

Serves 100 residents



Traumatic Brain Injury TBI

July 2017 - June 2018

860 Veterans and Family Members Directly Served
674 TBI Screening completed
1767 Providers served
1397 Downloads of the Max Impact TBI Assistant smartphone app



Vet Corps

July 2018 - June 2019

459 Veterans served by Vet Corps members/coordinators
20 Veteran family members served by Vet Corps members/coordinators
81 Veterans referred to on campus programs
33 Veterans provided financial assistance which prevented homelessness
139 Veterans provided financial assistance for food, utilities, transportation or other necessities



Veterans In-State Service Shared Leave Program

VISSLP Impact FY20

1 Veterans Helped

42.25 Hours VISSLP Used

$563.59 Disbursed

 

All-Time Impact

7 Veterans Helped

836.93 hours VISSLP used

$31,379.03 Disbursed



Veterans Innovations Program

July 2018 - June 2019

As a result of VIP services:

112 veterans transitioned to employment
208 assisted with homeless, eviction, or foreclosure prevention
27 Transitioned to education
50 assisted with prevention of utility shut off or turn back on
16 assisted with transportation needs



Veterans Peer Corps

July 2018 - June 2019

140 Veteran Peer Mentors trained at 13 locations



Veterans Transitional Housing Program

July 2018 - June 2019

Transitional Housing Program:
100 veterans enrolled
20 job placements
35 housing placements

Service Center:
2,964 unique visitors
$1 million in estimated income generated through claims



Walla Walla Veterans Home

Serves 80 residents.



Washington Soldiers Home Orting

Serves 128 residents



Washington Veterans Home Port Orchard

Serves 240 residents