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1101 West College
Spokane Regional Health District, Suite 401
Spokane, WA 99201
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Veteran Services - Eligibility Criteria and Types of Services Available

Eligibility Criteria

BEFORE we can assist veterans, state law requires us to obtain certain “qualifying” documentation **(SEE BELOW). All veterans who receive services from our office must provide “PROOF”* of the following:

1. Proof of Honorable Discharge (DD-214) -Copy 2 or 4, or a Hinq from the Spokane VA Medical Center from the Armed Forces of the United States & Have Completed Service Obligations. *also bring marriage license and minor children’s birth certificates if applicable. Honorable Military Service is defined by RCW 41.04.007
2. Proof of Residency in the State of Washington for at least 12 months AND must be currently residing in Spokane County.
3. Proof of Income at the time of application (tax return, pay stubs, DSHS, VA and Social Security award letters etc.) *Income can be no greater than 150% of the monthly/annual poverty level established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

NEW CLIENTS are taken between the hours of 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM, Monday through Friday or by appointment. If you are new, we STRONGLY encourage you to call first before coming in. NOTE: We do not see NEW CLIENTS on the 1st Working Day of Every Month, please plan accordingly and call us if you have any questions: 509-477-3690.

 

 
** IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENED THAT YOU PRINT THIS FORM OUT TO HELP GATHER ALL INFORMATION FOR ELIGIBILITY >>
 
 

Types of Emergency Services Available

Our “emergency assistance”, a.k.a. (Relief), is provided in Voucher form to a specific vendor (for example: grocery store, landlord...) for the following emergency related needs:

 

Food
Gasoline/ Bus Passes
Rent
(facing eviction)
Water and Electric
(facing shut-off)
Burial Assistance
Furnace Oil (limited availability)
Work Clothing
(limited availability)
Prescription/Medical Supplies (very limited availability)
 

In addition to emergency financial aid, we offer information services and assistance on a variety of Veteran’s benefits, such as applying for military discharge papers (DD-214). Referrals are also made to other community resources for education, employment and counseling. For more information please make sure and research the following:

 

NOTE: Financial assistance is for severely low-income, emergency situations for our veterans.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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