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Veterans' Advisory Board
The Grays Harbor County Veterans' Advisory Board was established by Grays Harbor County Resolution 2005-65. The board provides advice to the Grays Harbor County Board of County Commissioners on the needs of local indigent veterans.
The Veterans' Advisory Board meets on the first Wednesday of March, June, September, and December at 2pm in the Commissioners' office located at 100 West Broadway, Suite #1 in Montesano, WA.
For more information about Veterans' Advisory Board meetings and materials contact (360) 500-4049 or email@example.com.
Veterans' Relief Fund
The Revised Code of Washington (RCW 73.08) requires all 39 counties to establish a Veterans' Relief Fund.
The Veterans' Relief Fund may be able to help with rent, utilities, food, and other needs.
This is a fund of last resort and in no way can it be construed as a veteran's benefit.
All applications must be filed with local service officers at veteran support organizations. Please contact your local service officer to discuss making an application.
To apply for assistance from Grays Harbor County Veterans' Relief Fund, you must have been honorably discharged, have been a resident of Grays Harbor County for at least 6 months, and have income below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level.
When contacting service officers, it may be helpful to bring:
a copy of your DD-214
proof of residency
proof of income
any shut-off or eviction notices requiring payment
If you are denied assistance or feel that you have been discriminated against, you have the right to file an appeal and request that a full explanation of the reasons why you were denied assistance be put in writing.
Service officer contact information
Amvets Post 1926
Veterans of Foreign Wars Henry L. Robb Post 1135
407 7th Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Monday - Friday, 10am-2pm
Call before arriving so that the service officer can tell you what paperwork to bring with you.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2455
315 S Main Street
Montesano, WA 98563
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5564
158 N Summit Road
McCleary, WA 98557
(360) 888-3513 (Butch Van Fossen)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8956
953 Trent Ct SE
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
The service officer helps people by phone during the week when not at the post. They will make appointments during the week for emergencies.
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter #512
Ocean Shores, WA 98563
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 224
105 E Heron Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 533-9863 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursdays from 1pm-7pm
Appointments can be made outside these hours in advance
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1948
401 Waldrip Street
Elma, WA 98541