November 11, 2013 in City

Resources for veterans

 

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.

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