Last Updated: May 6, 2022

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, then press 1

Connects Veterans and families in crisis and their families and friends with qualified responders through a confidential toll-free hotline

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

800-827-1000

Some justice-involved Veterans may be eligible for VA benefits:

See our Veterans page for an overview of the benefits available to all Veterans. Please be aware many VA benefits can be affected by incarceration. The Justice Involved Veterans Fact Sheet has information on benefits most commonly affected by imprisonment.

Health Care for Reentry Veterans (HCRV)

HCRV services include:

  • Outreach and pre-release assessments services for Veterans in prison
  • Referrals and linkages to medical, mental health and social services, including employment services on release
  • Short-term case management assistance on release

The HCRV specialist may provide assistance. Send an email with your contact information and a brief message about your concern. Specialists are often working in the community, and so if they don’t reply right away, send another email.

Health care for Homeless veterans

VA offers many health care programs for homeless Veterans. If you are a homeless Veteran who needs medical assistance, call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) to speak to a trained VA responder. The Call Center and homeless Veterans online chat are free and neither VA registration nor enrollment in VA healthcare is required to use either service.

VA Puget Sound Call Center

800-329-8387, Ext. 71234

Regional health care services: Emergency, urgent care, primary care, cancer treatment and more. See also Community Based Outpatient Clinic below.

Kitsap Veteran Support Programs

Fleet and Family Kitsap Support Programs

Schedule an Appointment: 866-854-0638

Support for Navy personnel and families. Individual, marriage and family counseling, class reservations, resume assistance, financial counseling, sexual assault response, relocation assistance or deployment/mobilization support anywhere in the Pacific Northwest.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Financial assistance, Quick Assist Loans, education assistance, and information and referral.

Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton

120 S. Dewey St, Bldg 491
Bremerton, WA 98314-5295

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor

1001 Tautog Circle, Bldg 1001
Silverdale, WA 98315-1001
360-396-6704

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Catholic Community Services

360-350-0046

Provides rapid rehousing for veteran families experiencing literal homelessness.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Benefits: 800-827-1000
Health Care: 877-222-8387
Women Veterans’ Hotline: 855-829-6636

VA Community Outpatient Clinic

925 Adele Ave, Bremerton, WA 98312
360-473-0340

Primary care, mental health, social workers, lab services, pharmacist medication review.

Veterans Advisory Board

360-337-4811

The purpose and establishment of this Board is to advise the board of county commissioners on the needs of local, indigent veterans. Board meetings are open to the public. Call or email for more information.

Veterans Assistance Fund

Temporary emergency assistance may be available for rental assistance, energy and utilities, food, transportation, medical and prescription costs, burial costs, and many other needs. Bring past three months of income documentation in order to determine eligibility.

You must be a Kitsap resident and have served 180 days active duty and have an honorable discharge or general under honorable conditions. You can start the application process at one of the following locations:

Bainbridge Island

Helpline House

282 Knechtel Way NE

Call 206-842-7621 for an appointment

Bremerton

DAV, Chapter 5

2315 Burwell Street; 360-373-2397 Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed. 9 am to 2 pm Ask for service officer

Port Orchard

VFW Post 2669

3100 SE Mile Hill Drive
360-876-2669

Poulsbo

American Legion Post 245

19068 Jensen Way; 360-779-5456

Silverdale

VFW 4992

9981 Central Valley Road
By appointment only
360-698-9177

Suquamish

Suquamish Tribe Veterans Office

18490 Suquamish Way NE

Call 360-394-8515 for an appointment

Suquamish Warriors Vets Center

6353 NE Middle Street
360-626-1080

Veterans Court (Kitsap County)

A judicially supervised treatment program for chemical dependency and/or co-existing mental disorders.

Veterans’ Stand Down (Kitsap)

360-337-4811

Bi-annual event offering free services to veterans including access to various service providers, hygiene items, dental screenings, haircuts, etc. Call for exact date/location.

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

1102 Quince St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501
800-562-2308

Skagit Veteran Support Programs

Skagit County Veterans Homeless Care Line

360-588-5156

Skagit Vets Connect

160 Cascade Pl, Burlington
360-416-7585

Help for veterans with basic needs, transportation, housing support, family supportive services, and applications for benefits. Mobile dental services for low-income veterans.

Community Based Outpatient Clinic

307 South 13th Street, Suite 200, Mount Vernon, WA 98274-4100

Main phone: 360-848-8500. Must call Puget Sound Call Center 800-329-8387, Ext. 71234) to request an appointment.

Mental health clinic: 206-764-2007

Sedro-Woolley American Legion George Baldridge Post 43

701 Murdock St, Sedro-Woolley
360-855-0520

East County Resource Center

45770 Main Street, Concrete
360-416-1733

Veterans Assistance Benefits, Disability Compensation and Pension Claims, Elderly & Disabled Veteran & Widow Programs and more