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Veterans' Advisory Board
The Grays Harbor County Veterans' Advisory Board was established by Grays Harbor County Resolution 2005-65 and provides advice to the Grays Harbor County Board of County Commissioners on the needs of local indigent veterans, the resources available to local indigent veterans, and programs that could benefit local indigent veterans and their families.
The Veterans' Advisory Board meets quarterly, 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 a number of other needs the veteran or qualifying family member may have.
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
Vietnam veteran or Vietnam-era veteran wanted: A part-time position is available as a Veteran Service Officer (VSO) in the Aberdeen area helping veterans with VA claims and benefits. Training will be provided and a stipend is available. One day a week commitment. It is advisable that the applicant be aware of veteran issues in Grays Harbor County. Please direct resumes or questions to Mike Harris: firstname.lastname@example.org or PO Box 2374, Ocean Shores, WA 98569.
Amvets Post 1926
Veterans of Foreign Wars Henry L. Robb Post 1135
407 7th Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10am-1pm
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
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