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Veterans of Foreign Wars

Kitsap County Veterans Relief and Assistance Fund

190 S Dora Ave, Bremerton, WA, 98312

Distance: 1876 Miles

(360) 377-6739

Website

http://www.kitsapgov.com/hs/veterans/VA.htm

Contact Hours: Varies

Travel Information: Take Kitsap Way to National Ave. Turn on the Burwell Street, then immediately on Dora Ave.

Service Details

Service Description

Washington State law and the Kitsap County code have established the Veterans Assistance Fund as a steady source of tax dollars to be utilized for the needs of indigent veterans and their families. A portion of property tax collected in Kitsap County is earmarked for the VAF.


The overall goal is to assist all veterans-in-the-need back into mainstream society by ensuring they understand all the programs available to them.


Temporary emergency assistance is available for:
Rental and mortgage assistance
Energy or utilities assistance
Food assistance
Transportation assistance
Medical and prescription coverage
Burial or cremation assistance
Auto repair
Appliance repair
Clothing


Features

  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Focus Populations
    • Veterans 
  • Payment options
    • Free 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible applicants must have served honorably at least 180 days active duty, or be an immediate family member.
Applicants with an other than honorable discharge are not eligible.
Applicant must be a resident of Washington State for at least 1 year and a resident of Kitsap County.


Documentation required includes:
DD214 or Statement of Service. If you don’t have either, call the VA office at 360.782.9900 for assistance. Discharge certificate for WWII veterans.
Proof of Kitsap County residency at time of application and 12 consecutive months residency in Washington state.
Photo ID such as drivers license, state ID, passport.
Proof of registration with the Washington State Job Service Veterans Section obtainable at the WorkSource Center, 1300 Sylvan Way, in east Bremerton (across the street from the Kitsap Library). Those on disability are exempt.
If married, marriage certificate, and birth certificate or adoption papers of dependent children.
Income verification that demonstrates need of assistance (pay stubs, tax return, unemployment check stubs, etc.)
Rental assistance requests: Copy of rental agreement/lease, plus written documentation such as late rent notice or eminent eviction.
Hand written notes are not acceptable. Applicants must be able to demonstrate how they are going to pay future rent.


Application Instructions

Call the VFW Post to make an appointment for assistance.


Fees

Donations accepted.


Business Hours

Call for details.


Area Served

Kitsap County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (360) 377-6739

Last Update

8/15/2018

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