Whatcom

whatcom-countyMost Counties in Washington State have their a program for supporting veterans. This week we look at Whatcom County.


The Whatcom County Veterans Program offer temporary financial assistance when appropriate, and connection to other services. The Program is a point of entry to local, state and federal benefits and services.

 

Location and hours: 

Veterans Program Office
509 Girard Street, Lower Level
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 715-7453
Appointments are preferred, however walk in hours are available 9:00 am – Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Monday through Friday.

Services:

  • Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Housing Assistance
  • Burial Assistance
  • Health Services
  • Compensation & Pension
  • Social Service Programs
  • Legal Assistance
  • Employment Assistance
  • Transportation.
The Program also list a dozen additional  Community Resources  at its webpage.

Finally, programs like these need Veterans to serve on their Veterans Assistance Board:http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/boards/veterans_advisory_brd.jsp. Why not join the effort to help you fellow veterans?


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