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Washington State Dept. of Veterans Affairs Washington State DVA main website.
Veterans Benefits & Services DVA benefits and services broken down by type.
Employment Assistance Employment Security Department Veterans Services.
State Veterans Homes Long Term care for Veterans.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program PTSD Counseling Services.
National Resource Directory Access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels for veterans and their families.
My HealtheVet It’s easy to manage your health information – appointments, prescriptions, labs, blood tests and exchanges with your health care team. Use your online Personal Health Record to gain a better understanding of your health status.
Vocational Rehabilitation Assist individuals with disabilities to prepare, obtain, and/or maintain employment.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Call 877-424-3838 if you are a Veteran in need of help with housing for your family.
Building 9 for Veterans Transitional Housing Program Call 1-800-562-2308 if you are a Veteran in need of help in housing and job training.
“Start Next Quarter” Find out if you qualify for Worker Retraining Program or Opportunity Grant. Free workshops are available at many community and technical colleges statewide.
Washington 211 Search by ZIP Code for resources in your neighborhood.
Military Helpline Get free and confidential counseling and crisis intervention assistance for service members, veterans, and their family members; call 1-888-457-4838, or text MIL1 to 839863.
Careers.wa.gov - Veterans Provides information about services and assistance related to Washington State Government employment opportunities.
Veteran Benefits Explorer See if you qualify for VA Health Care. A person who served in the active military service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable may qualify for VA health benefits. Reservists and National Guard members may also qualify if they were called to active duty by a federal order.
Federal Education Benefits Going back to college has never been easier for veterans. Check out multiple federal educational and training benefits like the Post-9/11 GI Bill program for individuals who served on active duty after 9/10/2001.
eBenefits Apply for Veteran Benefits online, access VA payment history, and check on Compensation and Pension status. Service members and their family also have access to personnel information, DoD TRICARE insurance, educational benefits, and eLearning opportunities.
Health Care for Elderly Veterans Elderly Veterans can receive geriatric and long term care programs at home, at VA medical centers, or in the community. See how to apply online or work with an accredited agent.
Guide to Financial Assistance for Military Families Apply for financial assistance from a number of organizations to help with home purchasing, education, health care for homeless, or funeral costs.
Employment Resources for Military Spouses Find resources and tips on how to prepare for employment by improving your communication skills, adaptability, flexibility, and problem-solving skills.
Sesame Street for Military Families Explore information to help military children build the skills they need to be resilient.
Get help with Medicare Get free, unbiased and confidential counseling about your Medicare options through the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) program.
Foundational Community Supports You may qualify for support in finding a job (age 16+) or a place to live (age 18+) if you are Medicaid eligible and living with complex health needs. Call 1-844-451-2828 (TYY 711) to find out.Guides for Addicted Veterans and Their Families Find help from a Treatment Counselor at American Addiction Centers; call 1-888-902-8387 or 1-888-902-VETS.
Veterans, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Use Disorder Learn about treatment and positive coping skills to manage symptoms; call 1-877-941-1505.
Veterans Crisis Line Connect with trained responders for free and confidential support; call 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1), text 838255, or chat online; Support for deaf and hard of hearing 1-800-799-4889.
Planning for Life After Discharge Check out this guide about transitioning from military life to civilian life.
National Military Family Association Find resources available for military spouses and children.
Scholarships and Grants for Veterans and Military Families Find financial assistance that supports pursuit of higher education and career transition after military service.
Contingency Management Helps Veterans Stay Drug-Free Participate in substance use disorder treatment programs and receive voucher-based rewards and prizes.
Disability Housing Grants for Veterans Learn about housing grants for Veterans and service members with certain service-related disabilities so they can buy or modify a home to meet their needs.
Apply for a Specially Adapted Housing Grant Available for Veterans Find out how to apply for a Specially Adapted Housing or Special Home Adaptation grant on DVA eBenefits website.
College Guide for Veterans and Active Service Members Check out resources that can ease the transition to campus life for veterans and active service members.
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