Resources selected specifically to assist veterans: housing, employment, health, and more.
National Guard - Washington Military Department: Taking Care of Our Guard Families and Veterans
A one-stop center for all Washington National Guard Veteran and Family Readiness services. Responsible for Deployment Cycle Support and Reintegration (Yellow Ribbon) Programs, Veterans Transition Assistance, the Family Programs Office, the full-time Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Coordinator, Suicide Prevention, the Chaplain, the Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) office, and a newly established Director of Psychological Health.
VA Health Care Eligibility and Enrollment: Enrollment Calculator
Apply for VA Health Benefits - The very first step in obtaining access to your VA Health Benefits is to apply. The page lists the many ways to apply for enrollment.
HUD.gov: Veteran Information
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a number of resources for veterans, including those to help with homelessness, learn about FMLA for family of service members, find out about VA health care eligibility, find jobs, and much more.
The Washington State Attorney General's Office has an excellent "Military & Veteran Legal Resource Guide" which is intended to educate veterans, military personnel and their families about the legal rights, protections, and benefits that may be available to them. Because of their service, there are federal and state laws that extend certain rights and benefits to veterans and service members, including laws to help avoid credit and foreclosure problems, and laws to protect against discrimination in employment and housing. Veterans and service members may also be entitled to healthcare, education and other benefits.