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SCRVSC COVID-19 PREVENTATIVE MEASURES:

Spokane County Regional Veteran Services is deeply concerned for you and your loved ones in these uncertain times of COVID-19. 


Due to current restrictions for Public Safety regarding Coronavirus, our team is currently available for in-person assistance by appointment only. to telework.  We will continue to provide phone and email communication support at (509) 477-3690,  or email VETSTUDY@spokanecounty.org

 We will continue to monitor the mandates, updates, and recommendations from the CDC and Spokane County Regional Health. We will adapt with policies, practices, and adjustments to our services with the sole priority being the safety and well-being of our veteran participants, partners and community. Please feel free to reach out to us directly via phone with any questions, concerns, or support. May we all lean in to the strength and care of each other.

You are not alone. 

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Notice: The Spokane County Regional Veteran Services Center is experiencing  high volume of phone calls at this time. If you are unable to contact our staff via telephone or haven’t heard back after leaving a message, please contact us through email at:

https://www.spokanecounty.org/formcenter/veteran-services-32/contact-veteran-services-90

Additional ways to reach us include:

  • Return documentation to VETSTUDY@spokanecounty.org or

  • Fax: 509-477-2299 Attention to SCRVSC or

  • Mail: SCRVSC 1117 N Evergreen Rd, Suite #2, Spokane Valley, WA 99216 or

  • Drop Box:   Same address as above, left side of front entry door

We thank you for your patience as we work through this together.

Our facility, located on a main bus route, and ADA accessible with ample free parking. During this time, be sure to call or visit our website to check for updates before you visit!

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Attention All Clients:


Are you seeking services from us but have never been in our office?  We encourage you to call prior to coming to our office for the first time. Please see the

eligibility page

for important information.


 

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Mission Statement:
Spokane County Regional Veteran's Service Center strives to provide a comprehensive array of Veterans programs and services to Eastern Washington Veterans in a positive culture of honor and respect for their military service.

Vision Statement:
To be the State's flagship Government Veteran service agency renowned for innovation, leadership, and Veteran oriented services leading to long term positive outcomes for our veterans and our community.

Veteran Services Overview: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqcBEPZ3zrY&t=11s

Regional Military Benefits

Licensing:

Sales or Use Tax Exemption

If you purchase a vehicle while you’re stationed out of state and license it in Washington, you may not have to pay Washington State sales tax on certain types of vehicles.  

Armed Forces License Plate

The Department of Licensing offers specialty license plates for members, veterans, reservists, spouse or family members of the Armed Forces. 

Disabled American Veteran (Permanent Plate)

You may qualify for a Disabled American Veteran license plate if you’ve served in any branch of the armed forces of the United States.

For more information licensing, call one of the following:

Department of Licensing (360) 902-3770 opt #5

Department of Veteran’s Affairs (800) 827-1000 S

Spokane County Auditor’s Office (509) 477-2222

Recording:

Certified copies of marriage records 

Active duty members receive certified copies of their marriage certificate at no cost.  

DD214

There is no fee to record the document or receive certified copies of a DD214 for an armed forces member. 

For more information on Recording, call Spokane County Auditor’s Office (509) 477-2780

Assessor Tax Exemption

Property Tax Reduction

Disabled Veteran or surviving spouses may qualify for a  property exemption if the applicant meets the income requirement of $40,000 or less as well as other requirements of the program. Proof of service connected disability of more than 80% is required to receive exemption. (Doctor’s Verification, Social Security Award Letter, or VA Award Letter)

For more information of tax exemptions, call Spokane County Assessor's Office (509) 477-3698

☆ Veteran Spotlight ☆


Tony Marcelli official military photo

World War II Veteran and Spokane Valley resident, Anthony "Tony" Fredrick Marcelli celebrates his 100th birthday Aug. 15, 2020. 

Veteran Services COVID update

HB 1213 Relating to the definition of veteran for the purposes of the Spokane County veterans relief fund.