Veterans Services

Army/Air National Guard Family Assistance Center

Washington

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

Address:
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

HOME BASE CONNECTIONS CENTER

Supportive Housing Department

Address:
720 W Court St, Upstairs
Pasco,

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.

Employment

WorkSource

Veteran Representative Kelly Snell

Address:
815 N Kellogg St
Suite D
Kennewick,

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

Address:
1029 W Sylvester St
Pasco,

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

Address:
1369 George Washington Way
Richland,

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

Address:
28th E 10th
Kennewick,

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

Address:
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

Address:
77 Wainright Drive
Walla Walla, Washington

Phone: (509) 525-5200 ext. 22040

Health Care for Veterans

The Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center

Address:
Veteran Outreach Coordinator- Douglas Karr, United States Navy Veteran
dkarr@maacenter.org

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

Address:
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

Address:
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

Address:
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

Address:
N 4815 Assembly St
Spokane,

Phone: (509) 328-4521
1-800-325-7940

Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

Richland

Address:
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

Address:
77 Wainwright Drive
Walla Walla,

Phone: (509) 525-5200
1-888-687-8863

Veteran Support Groups

Combat Veterans and Partners

Phone: (509) 783-9168

Veterans Affairs Service Offices

Washington

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.