• SPOKANE AREA
  • NATIONAL
    PROGRAMS
  • EMPLOYMENT
  • WORK
    SUPPORT
  • BURIAL
    BENEFITS

SPOKANE AREA / WASHINGTON

American Legion: Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs)
Post 196, Medical Lake, 509.447.3236
Post 241, Spokane Valley, 509.484.3214
Post 243, North Spokane, 509.323.0355
Post 72, Cheney, 509.235.6181

A Time for Veterans
5021 E 9th Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
Phone: 509.768.0323

Community Colleges of Spokane Veterans Outreach Centers
Assist veterans with transition to civilian life and provides support
once reintegrated into the academic community.
Phone: SCC – Ana Roney 509.533.7027; SFCC – Katie Reis 509.533.3504

Disabled American Veterans: Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs)
Chapter 45, Spokane, 509.325.1720
Chapter 6, Spokane, 509.535.9100

Disabled American Veterans Outreach Program (WA)
911 Madison St, Spokane, WA 99205
Phone: 509.325.1720
Website: www.legion.org »

Eastern Washington University Veteran’s Resource Center
Designated by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School for 2012 and designated as a Partner for Veterans Supportive Campuses by the State of Washington.
122 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA
Phone: 509.359.6592 / Fax 509.359.2611
Email: danderson@ewu.edu
Website: http://access.ewu.edu/veterans-services.xml »

Eastern Washington Veterans Cemetery
The State Veterans Cemetery will fill a gap in services for nearly 140,000 veterans and their families
Phone: 509.496.0796
E-mail: richardc@dva.wa.gov
Website: www.dva.wa.gov/eastern_wa_vet_cemetery.html »

Idaho State Veteran Services
Provides benefit advocacy, quality long-term car and
dignified interment services.
120 B East Railroad Ave, Post Falls, ID 838
Phone: 208.446.1090
Website: http://veterans.idaho.gov »

Marine Corps League: Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs)
Detachment 586, Spokane, 509-624-9690

Point Man Ministries International
Christian outreach for vets by vets.
6010 N Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205
Mike Zorn, ptsdvet@spocom.com. 509.326.4184
Phone: 509.994.7177
Website: http://www.pmim.org »

Spokane VA Medical Center
Administers to OSA military veterans.
4815 N Assembly St, Spokane WA 99205
Phone: 509.434.7000
Website: www.va.gov

Tribal Veteran Assistance Representatives
Colville/Spokane
Phone: 509.634.2755
E-mail: veterans.resource@colvilletribes.com
Kalispel
Phone: 509.445.1147
Kootenai, Coeur d’Alene
Phone: 208.799.3422
Nez Perce
Phone: 208.843.7324

Veterans Administration Medical Center – Behavioral Health
4815 N Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205
Phone: 509.434.7260

Veterans Conservation Corps, WA Department of Veteran Affairs
Provides volunteer opportunities and job training for natural resources restoration projects that help protect and restore watersheds.
PO Box 41155
Email: sethmaier@hotmail.com / Mark Fischer: markf@dva.wa.gov
Phone: 800.562.2308 / TDD 360.725.2199
Website: www.dva.wa.gov/veterans_conservation_corps.html »

Veterans Department - WA WorkSource
Help veterans with job placement
130 S Arthur, Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: 509.532.3102
E-mail: celmor@esd.wa.gov
Website: http://www.wa.gov/esd/spokane/ »

Veterans Homeless Program
Purpose: Healthcare for homeless veterans
705 W Second Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-4412
Phone: 509.462.2500
Website: www.va.gov »

Veteran’s Housing – Volunteers of America
Transitional housing for chronically homeless veterans. Provides mental health and medical referrals, employment readiness, and independent living training.
Phone: 509.624.2378
E-mail: dbriese@voaspokane.org
Website:
http://www.voaspokane.org/Services/TransitionalHousing/HousingforVeterans/tabid/6992/Default.aspx »

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs)
Post 11325, Spokane, 509.536.1801
Post 1435, Spokane, 509.535.9315
Post 1474, Spokane, 509.487.3784
Post 2218, Spokane, 509.536.9193
Post 3067, Deer Park, 509.276.5761
Post 3386, Airway Heights, 509.244.5219
Post 51, Spokane, 509.327.9847
Post 5924, Elk, 509.292.8252

Veterans Outreach Center
Counseling services for veterans and their families.
Provides counseling to those who have lost a loved
one on active duty.
100 N Mullan Rd, Ste 102, Spokane Valley, WA 99206
Phone: 509.444.8387
Website: www.va.gov »

WA County Veterans Coalition
Coalition of county veteran assistance programs and veteran advocates in WA assessing and addressing needs of veterans.
Spokane County Veterans Services
1102 W College, Secoma Bldg, Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: 509.477.3690
E-mail: cvc@govlink.org
Website: http://cvcwashington.org »

WA Department of Veteran Affairs
Case management, transitional housing and employment support services.
1102 Quince St SE, 3rd floor, PO Box 41150, Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: 877.249.0516
Website: http://www.va.gov/»

WSU Office of Veterans Affairs
E-mail: VACOMM@MAIL.wsu.edu
Purpose: Assist veterans with transition to civilian life and provides support once reintegrated into the academic community.
WSU Among G.I. Jobs Magazine’s Best Military Friendly Schools: Military Friendly Schools can be found at http://militaryfriendlyschools.com/list-2011.aspx.
AD Annex 101F, Pullman, WA 99164

ASWSU Veterans Affairs Committee Officer/Veterans Outreach Center
CUB Room 307
Phone: 509.335.3789.
E-mail: VACOMM@MAIL.wsu.edu
Website: http://www.va.wsu.edu/VA/Apps/HomePage.ASP »

Washington State Veteran’s Legislative Coalition
Monitors veterans’ legislation in the state
11210 113rd St E, Puyallup, WA 98374
Phone: 253.445.1645
Website: http://www.dva.wa.gov/vlc_members.html »

Women Veterans Advisory Committee (WA)
Phone: 360.725.2157
E-mail: lisan@dva.wa.gov
Website: http://www.dva.wa.gov/women_vets.html »

Women Organizing Women – Veteran Advocacy
E-mail: godivadrgn@aol.com
Website: http://vetwow.com/ »

NATIONAL PROGRAMS

Suicide Hotline
1.800.273.TALK
Press 1 to identify as military veteran

After Deployment
Assists you with managing the challenges that are often faced following a deployment.
Phone: 866.966.1020
Website: http://www.afterdeployment.org/ »

Always a Soldier
To provide the continuity of support to the warfighters separating from the Armed Forces.
Website: http://www.amc.army.mil/AlwaysASoldier/ »

America’s Heroes at Work
Supporting the Employment Success of Returning Service Members with TBI & PTSD.
Phone: 1.866.4.USA.DOL
E-mail: AmericasHeroesAtWork@dol.gov
Website: http://www.americasheroesatwork.gov/index.html »

American Legion
Created by Charter by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness.
Multiple chapters statewide, check Google.com or your phone book for local chapter(s).
Website:http://www.legion.org/front »

AMVETS (American Veterans)
Leadership, advocacy and service for Veterans.
4647 Forbes Blvd, Lanham, MD 20706-4380
Phone: 301.459.9600
E-mail: amvets@amvets.org
Website: http://www.amvets.org/ »

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
Collect donations and stories for The Memorial, a monument dedicated to veterans with disabilities.
2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201-3367
Phone: 888.525.2009
Website: http://www.avdlm.org »

Armed Forces Veterans Homes Foundation
Provides philanthropic support to elderly and infirmed veterans needing long-term care.
5211 Auth Road, Suitland, MD 20746
Phone: 1.800.638.0594 x234
Web site: http://www.vethomesfoundation.org/index.cfm »

Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP)
Meets the critical transition needs of the extended Army family as well as employers who want to recruit the best and brightest.
Website: http://www.acap.army.mil/ »

Army’s Job Connections for AW2 Soldiers
Connecting wounded soldiers with employers.
Website: http://www.ds3soldierconnection.army.mil/index.htm »

Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS)
Helps connect potential soldiers with companies for future employment.
Phone: 502.626.1222
Email: payshelpdesk@usarec.army.mil
Website: https://www.armypays.com/index.html »

Board of Veterans Appeals
Website: www.bva.va.gov/ »

Center for Veterans enterprise and business
Website: www.vetbiz.gov/ »

Disabled American Veterans
Provides benefit services for veterans with disabilities.
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076
Phone: 877.426.2838
Website: http://www.dav.org/ »

Disabled Veterans Department of Defense
Provides employment opportunities for honorably discharged veterans with disabilities.
Website: http://www.dodvets.com/index.asp »

EAP-SAP - Employee Assistance / Substance Abuse Directory
Provide directories for Employee Assistance Programs and Substance Abuse Professionals.
Phone: 1.800.372.4810
Website: http://www.eap-sap.com/index.html »

Faith based and neighborhood partnership
Website: www.va.gov/cfbnpartnerships »

Federal benefits for Veterans and Dependents
Website: www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp
Foundation for American Veterans
Assists veterans, either through the Veterans Hospitals, homeless programs, educational programs and crisis programs.
7473 Wilshire, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Web site: http://www.fav.org/ »

Hire Vets First
Helps prepare veterans for transition from the military to the workforce, and helps employers find veterans to hire.
200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Rm. S-1325 Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202.693.4700
Website: http://www.hirevetsfirst.dol.gov/ »

Iraq War Veterans Organization, Inc.
Provide information and support for: Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans, Global War on Terror Veterans, Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans, active military personnel and family members related to pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment issues, as well as service member and family Operation Iraqi Freedom Deployment Readiness problems, information about PTSD, Health issues and Veterans Benefits.
E-mail: info@iraqwarveterans.org
Website: http://www.iraqwarveterans.org/ »

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Facilitates the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.
Phone: 1.800.526.7234
Website: http://www.jan.wvu.edu/ »

Lioness, There for the Action, Missing from History
Film about a group of female Army support soldiers-mechanics, supply clerks and engineers-end up fighting alongside the Marines in some of the bloodiest counterinsurgency battles of the Iraq War.
Website: http://lionessthefilm.com/ »

Medicare
Website: www.medicare.gov »

Marine for Life
To provide links to Marine-friendly organizations that can ease your transition (employment/education/other benefits) to civilian life.
Website: http://www.m4l.usmc.mil/ »

National Association of County Veteran Service Officers
Provide benefit support services for veterans with disabilities and their dependants in various counties across the country.
223 South Sixth Street, Suite 6, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs
Provides claims-representation services for veterans and their families.
118 State Street, Drawer 20, Montpelier, VT
Phone: 802.828.3379
Website: http://www.nasdva.net/ »

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
Phone: 1.877.424.3838 OR 1.877.4AIDVET

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
To end homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers.
333 ½ Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003-1148
E-mail: nchv@nchv.org
Phone: 1.800.VET.HELP
Website: http://www.nchv.org/ »

National Organization on Disability
Developing career-assistance program for severely injured veterans in collaboration with U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program.
910 Sixteenth Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202.293.5960
Website: http://www.nod.org/ »

National Veteran-Owned Business Association
Servicing the needs of more than 3 million veteran-owned and service-disabled businesses.
429 Mill Street, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 412.424.0164
Website: http://www.navoba.com/ »

Non Commissioned Officers Association
To enhance and maintain the quality of life for the entire enlisted force in all branches of the Armed Forces, past and present, their families, and their survivors.
10635 IH 35 North, San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: 1.800.662.2620
Website: http://www.ncoausa.org/ »

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Provide resources for paralyzed veterans.
801 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517
Phone: 1.800.555.9140
E-mail: info@pva.org
Website: http://www.pva.org/site/PageServer »

Returning Veterans Project of the Northwest
907 NE Thompson, Portland, OR 97212
Phone: 503.933.4996
Website: http://returningveterans.org/index.php »

Swords to Plowshares
To heal the wounds, to restore dignity, hope, and self-sufficiency to all veterans in need, and to significantly reduce homelessness and poverty among veterans.
1060 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415.252.4788
Website: http://swords-to-plowshares.org/ »

TRICARE
To enhance the Department of Defense and national security by providing health support for the full range of military operations and sustaining health.
Skyline 5, Suite 810, 5111 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3206
Phone: 703.681.1765
Website: http://www.tricare.mil/ »

Department of Veterans Affairs / Center for Women Veterans
Phone: 202.461.6193
Toll free: 1.800.827.1000
Website: www.va.gov/womenvet »

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs / National Center for PTSD
Help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.
Phone: 802.296.6300
E-mail: ncptsd@va.gov
Website: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/ »

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs / Vet Center
Provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone.
Phone: 1.866.496.8838
E-mail: Steve.Reeves@va.gov
Website: http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/ »

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs/ Vet Success
Provide current information about veteran resources and news.
Website: https://www.vetsuccess.va.gov »

U.S. Small Business Administration
Provides small-business consulting services to veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve-component members, and their dependents or survivors.
Phone: 1.800.827.5722
Website: http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/ovbd/index.html »

VA Home Loan Guaranty Program
Must complete VA form 26-1880, “Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits” and submit it to the VA Eligibility Center along with acceptable proof of service as described on the instruction page of the form.
 www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/vba-26-1880-ARE.pdf »

VA Kids
Website: www.va.gov/kids »

Veterans Affairs Health care
Website: www.va.gov/health
Email: MyHealththeVet@va.gov »

Vet Center (Readjustment Counseling)
Provides readjustment counseling and outreach services to all combat-zone veterans. Services are also available for family members for military-related issues. Benefits are provided at no cost to the veteran or family.
Phone: 1.800.905.4675 (Eastern) and 866.496.8838 (Pacific)
Website: http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/ »

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Provides community-service programs and special projects and offers free phone cards to active-duty military personnel.
200 Maryland Avenue N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: 202.543.2239
E-mail: info@vfw.org
Website: http://www.vfw.org/ »

Veterans History Project (The Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/vets/ »

Veterans PTSD Counseling Prog.
WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs
PO Box 41150
Prog Dir.: Thomas Schumacher
Phone: 360.725.2226
Website: www.dva.wa.gov »

Vietnam Veterans of America
Promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.
8605 Cameron St, Ste 400, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: 1.800.VVA.1316
Email: communications@vva.org
Website: http://www.vva.org/ »

Women’s Overseas Service League
Website: www.WOSL.org »

Women Veteran Programs
Phone: 1.800.827.1000
Website: http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/ »

EMPLOYMENT

MilitaryConnection.com - Employment Website
Military Jobs & federal government jobs employment opportunities, schools for veterans, new GI Bill Resources and military loans.
www.militaryconnection.com »

TransAccess
Provides access to adaptive technology and career-transition services to achieve education and employment.
1150 South Bascom Ave. #7A, San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: 408.278.2000
Web site: http://www.transaccess.org/ »

Veterans employment in the federal government
Website: www.fedshirevets.gov »

Department of Labor Veterans site:
Website: www.dol.gov/vets »

CareerOneStop
Website: www.careeronestop.org »

WORK SUPPORT

Purpose: Study those supports that are most effective for assisting individuals with disabilities, maintain employment, and advance their careers.
1314 West Main St, P.O. Box 842011, Richmond, VA 23284-2011
Phone: 804.828.1851
Website: http://www.worksupport.com/about_us/index.cfm »

BURIAL BENEFITS

Phone: 1.800.827.1000
Website: www.cem.va.gov »
www.arlingtoncemetery.org »

Military Funeral Honors
Website: http://www.militaryfuneralhonors.osd.mil/ »


This information appeared to be correct as of 11/1/2012 - http://policies.wsu.edu »

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