Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board
Human Services
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA,  98366
Phone: 360-337-7185 * FAX: 360-337-5721
 
Last Updated:  January 23, 2017

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KITSAP COUNTY VETERANS
ADVISORY BOARD

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BOARD FUNCTION / PURPOSE
The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners formed the Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board on December 4, 2006 as allowed by Chapter 73.08 Revised Code of Washington, and County Ordinance 2.92 Veterans Assistance.

The purpose and establishment of the Veterans Advisory Board is to advise the Board of County Commissioners on the needs of local indigent veterans, the resources available to local indigent veterans, and programs that could benefit the needs of local indigent veterans and their families.

NEWS AND EVENTS

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 here.

Veterans Needed to Serve as Volunteer Mentors for Veterans

(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 rpirtle@co.kitsap.




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