A good first stop is each county’s veterans services office.
1101 West College
Spokane Regional Health District building, Suite 401
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 477-3690
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Closed daily from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. New clients are urged to call for an appointment.
The office provides counseling and emergency financial aid to honorably discharged, indigent veterans and their families, as well as referrals to many other veterans services.
Kootenai County Veterans Services
120 E. Railroad Ave.
Post Falls, ID 83854
Phone: (208) 446-1090
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The office provides help to veterans in obtaining a wide range of benefits, such as disability compensation, VA pensions and home loans, military records and retirement issues and medical care.
Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
4815 N. Assembly St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Phone: (509) 434-7000
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Spokane Vet Center
13109 E. Mirabeau Parkway
Spokane, WA 99216
Phone: (509) 444-8387
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (weekend, evening hours available upon request).
Washington State Veterans Cemetery – Medical Lake
Burial benefits available to qualifying veterans regardless of state of residency, including a gravesite, marker and opening and closing of the grave, all at no cost to the family. Similar services available for spouses and dependents at a cost of $300 for each burial.
Phone: (509) 299-6280 for questions or visit www.dva.wa.gov/eastern_wa_vet_cemetery.html.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.