Veterans Stand Down coming this fall: Free resources,
services and information available to veterans and their families
The fall 2017 Veterans Stand Down is
scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 in the Sheridan Park
Community Center, 680 Lebo Ave in Bremerton. Complimentary services for veterans
and their families will be available. For more information, click here. A
the event is also available to print or download
Applications open for Veterans Advisory Board
The Veterans Advisory Board was formed to advise the Kitsap
County Board of County Commissioners on the needs of local indigent veterans,
and share resources available to indigent veterans and their families.
The Kitsap County Veterans' Advisory Board
is made up of 17 volunteers from throughout the county who are appointed by the
Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. All members must be
honorably discharged veterans of the military or merchant marine service.
For more information and an application, click
Veterans Needed to Serve as Volunteer Mentors for
(Port Orchard, WA) –
Applications are open for veterans interested in helping other veterans through
the Kitsap County Veteran’s Drug Treatment Court Mentor program. Volunteer
mentors are needed to act as coach, guide, role model, advocate and supporter of
the individuals participating in veteran's treatment court. They encourage and
guide veterans through the court process, listen to concerns, make general
suggestions and assist them in successfully accomplishing their goals. Mentors
support veterans at a time when they may feel very alone - in a way that only
other veterans can understand.
Applicants for the Kitsap County Veteran Mentors
Program must be active duty or veterans who received an honorable discharge and
willing to submit to a criminal background check.
For more information, visit
www.kitsapgov.com/volunteer/current.htm or contact Kitsap County Volunteer
Services at (360) 337-4650 or