Veterans Homes

State Veterans Homes are Medicaid and Medicare Certified and provide 24-hour nursing care.

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs serves veterans in four Veterans Homes, where veterans are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve in settings that provide a sense of belonging unique to veterans.

We’d like to welcome you to our home!  Please e-mail or call our admission team at 1-877-838-7787 so we can arrange your tour.

All Washington State Veterans Homes are Medicare and Medicaid certified facilities. To be eligible for admission, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Served at any time, in any branch of the United States Armed Forces including the National Guard;

  • Received an honorable discharge or are already eligible for federal Department of Veterans Affairs monetary benefits or who were separated with less than honorable characterizations of service due solely to sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression or actions or statements related to sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, regardless of characterization of service;

  • Reside in Washington State;

  • Be the spouse of a resident or widow of an eligible veteran;

  • Or be a Gold Star Parent who lost a child while serving in the armed forces.

Our State Veterans Homes are Medicaid and Medicare Certified and provide 24-hour nursing care, medical care and pharmacy services.  We provide a number of supportive programs and services such as:

  • Physical Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Recreational Activities

  • Social Services

  • Volunteer Programs - Find out more

  • Hospice

  • Nutritious Meals

  • Community Involvement

  • Religious Programs

  • Transportation

  • Laundry

  • Beauty & Barber Shops

  • Fishing Pond (Orting)

Veterans rated 70%-100% Service Connected Disabled, or whose service connected disability is the reason nursing care is needed, may have their nursing home care paid by the Federal VA.  We also accept Medicare, Medicaid, 3rd Party Insurance and Private Pay.  

For additional information on the cost of care in a State Veterans Home,
visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Washington Soldiers Home - Orting
1301Orting Kapowsin Hwy, Orting, WA 98360

Washington Veterans Home - Retsil
1141 Beach Dr. E., Port Orchard, WA 98366

Spokane Veterans Home
222 E. 5th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202

Walla Walla Veterans Home
92 Wainwright Dr, Walla Walla, WA 99362