Veterans Services

Army/Air National Guard Family Assistance Center


Phone: John Rimel FAC Yakima (509) 469-4638
Doug Heimbinger FAC Moses Lake (509) 630-0701
Kim Cole FAC Spokane (509) 991-7199

Provides disaster relief and emergency communication between family members and active duty military personnel.  Also offers: first aid, water safety, CPR and babysitting education classes.  

Benefits Coordination & Counseling

Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition

Veterans Resource Center

1600 North 20th Avenue, Suite A
P.O. Box 5016
Pasco, Washington 99302

Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 545-6558
Toll Free: (888) 545-6558

FREE Many vets are unaware of the extent of benefits they have earned.  As the region struggles to meet the needs of these, our newest generation of veterans, "local veterans" organizations have formed the "Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition" in an  effort to consolidate local services into a one-stop resource.

Benton Franklin Community Action Connections


Supportive Housing Department

720 W Court St, Upstairs

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Phone: (509) 545-4042
(509) 786-3379 - Prosser

Provides housing assistance, placement, and case management for homeless individuals and families, to help them in achieving self sufficiency.



Veteran Representative Kelly Snell

815 N Kellogg St
Suite D

Hours: M-F | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: (509) 734-5900

Assistance in finding a job, sharpening job skills, learning and updating skills and linking to community resources. Services include: workshops, job listings, referrals, hiring events, resume and application assistance, and Internet access (for job search).

Financial Assistance

Veterans Relief Fund

Franklin County American Legion

1029 W Sylvester St

Hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 10:00 AM - Noon

Phone: (509) 545-1200

NOTE: It is required that you bring 2 copies of your DD-214 to your 1st visit.

Veterans Relief Fund

Benton County - VFW Richland

1369 George Washington Way

Hours: 2nd and 4th Thurs | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Phone: (509) 946-9411

NOTE: It is required that you bring 2 copies of your DD-214 to your 1st visit.

Veterans Relief Fund

VFW Kennewick

28th E 10th

Hours: 1st and 3rd Thurs | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

NOTE: It is required that you bring 2 copies of your DD-214 to your 1st visit.

Veterans Relief Fund

American Legion

Benton City
West Richland,

Hours: Call for Appointment

Phone: (509) 588-5853

NOTE: It is required that you bring 2 copies of your DD-214 to your 1st visit.

Health Care for Homeless Veterans

Ron Opsal, Supervisor

77 Wainright Drive
Walla Walla, Washington

Phone: (509) 525-5200 ext. 22040

Health Care for Veterans

The Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center

Veteran Outreach Coordinator- Douglas Karr, United States Navy Veteran

Phone: 1-866-981-6660

The Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center has long been recognized as the web's leading organization for relevant and authoritative information regarding asbestos and health complications associated with asbestos exposure.

HUD-Vash Program

HUD-VASH Program

Housing Services

825 Jadwin Avenue
Suite 250
Richland, Washington

Phone: 509-946-1020

A partnership providing housing vouchers for Tri-Cities Homeless Veterans.

Military Family Support Groups

Family Assistance Center

Betsy Metcalf, Contractor

127 W Clark St
Pasco, Washington 99301

Phone: (509) 546-4384
(509) 492-1075

Programs and services that support family members before, during and after deployment regardless of soldier's military component, duty status or family need.

Service Offices

Benton/Franklin County

Steve Prince

909 Cedar Ave
Richland, Washington

Phone: (509) 528-0900

Washington State VA

Olympia, Washington

Phone: (800) 563-2308

Washington State Veterans Affairs

Olympia, Washington 98504

Phone: 1-800-562-2308

VA Medical Centers

Spokane VA Clinic

N 4815 Assembly St

Phone: (509) 328-4521

Veterans Affairs Medical Centers


825 Jadwin Avenue
Suite 250
Richland, Washington

Phone: (509) 946-1020 - Richland
(509) 525-5200 - Walla Walla
1-888-687-8863 - Walla Walla
(509) 328-4521 - Spokane
1-800-325-7940 - Spokane

Walla Walla VA Clinic

77 Wainwright Drive
Walla Walla,

Phone: (509) 525-5200

Veteran Support Groups

Combat Veterans and Partners

Phone: (509) 783-9168

Veterans Affairs Service Offices


Phone: 1-800-562-2308 - Olympia
(509) 528-0900 - Richland

Wagenaar-Pfister House

Phone: (509) 302-3385
(509) 545-6558

Group Home for Veterans.  Provides mentoring, counseling, chaplaincy, recreation, skill training & case management.  Requires: DD214 honorable, HUD homeless and income criteria.  Veteran must be clean & sober for at least 30 days. Call for additional information to apply.