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Helpful Resources

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Helpful Resources for Veteran Needs

Sandpoint Veterans Assistance

 

Primary Referrals:

 

Howard Bigelow - VFW Hall (corner of Pine and 10 AVE). 263-9613

 

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

Special Notes: Veterans will need Form DD214 before any veteran’s benefits can be given.

 

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:  http://thewiseguideonline.com/category/veterans/

 

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.  http://bonnercounty.us/veterans-services/

1500 Highway 2, Suite 122

Sandpoint, ID 83864

 

Boundary County:

 

Jim Wilson, 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.  www.boundarycountyid.org

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

http://www.discovergoodwill.org/veterans/

 

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

 

509-434-7000

4815 N. Assembly St.

Spokane, WA 99205

http://www.discovergoodwill.org/veterans/

 

Idaho State Veterans Services

 

208-446-1092

120 E Railroad Ave

Post Falls, ID 83854

http://www.veterans.idaho.gov/benefits-a-services/ova

 

 

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: https://addictionresource.com/addiction/veterans-and-substance-abuse/

 

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 https://www.veteranaid.org to learn more about this little-known benefit.

 

Ultimate Guide to VA Loans: https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/va-home-loan/

 

A Guide to Housing Benefits for Veterans: https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/veterans-benefits-for-housing-guide/

 

 

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