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Helpful Resources for Veteran Needs


Sandpoint Veterans Assistance


Primary Referrals:


Howard Bigelow - VFW Hall (corner of Pine and Division). 263-9613


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


Special Notes: Veterans will need Form DD214 before any veteran’s assistance can be given.  All questions related to benefits should be directed to Brian Hult at the Bonner County Veterans Office (see below).


Secondary Referrals:


The only time this would come into play is if Howard was unable to help the Vet and needed additional help that we might be able to provide.  In addition check  the following:


Veterans Service Organizations


Bonner County:


Bryan Hult's assists county veterans with all benefit issues, including health care, disability, death and burial benefits and is not affiliated with the federal or state Veterans Affairs office.


Call for an appointment 208-255-5291.

1500 Highway 2, Suite 122

Sandpoint, ID 83864


Boundary County:


John Tucker, Veterans Service Officer is available to all military veterans and their dependents to provide assistance in filling out claims, obtaining lost records, to discover what benefits are available and to register veterans for medical service at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Spokane and at the VA Mobile Medical Clinic. Financial Assistance for cremation and in some cases for burial assistance.


Call 208-267-8611 or 208-267-7896.

6452 Kootenai Street

Bonners Ferry, ID 83805



Goodwill Supportive Services for Veteran Families (Housing)


509-838-2449  or  509-232-1131

130 E. Third Ave

Spokane, WA 99202


Provides funding for rehousing homeless Veterans and their families.  SSVF assists veterans to create a housing stability plan and supports goals established by the Veteran through temporary financial assistance. Can help connect with service member benefits, employment services, access non-service related benefits, and additional resources to support housing stability.



VA Medical Center – Spokane



4815 N. Assembly St.

Spokane, WA 99205



Idaho State Veterans Services



120 E Railroad Ave

Post Falls, ID 83854



The Office of Veterans Advocacy is a full-service state agency that helps veterans, their family members and survivors. As an advocate we aggressively pursue all federal and state benefits and entitlements on their behalf.


Veteran Substance Abuse Resource:


VA Loan Information


Aid and Attendance Benefit:  The Aid and Attendance Benefit helps veterans and their spouses pay for senior care like assisted living, home care or nursing home care. Visit to learn more about this little-known benefit.


Ultimate Guide to VA Loans:


A Guide to Housing Benefits for Veterans:


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