|| September 16, 2016
||Stacey James, Coordinator
Veterans Assistance Program
Stand Down offers information, resources, and services
to veterans and their families
(Port Orchard, WA) -
Veterans and their families are invited to the fall 2016
Veterans Stand Down, which takes place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October
1, 2016 at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo in Bremerton.
Complimentary services for women and men veterans and their families will be
available including vision screening, veterans benefits information,
housing, dental screening, employment, education, counseling and more.
Qualifying veterans and family members may also receive free clothing,
sleeping bags, groceries, and personal hygiene items. A flyer for the event
This event is open to veterans and their families only. Please provide
DD214, military retiree ID card, or VA card. Unaccompanied family members
must bring a DD214 and proof of relationship. We also encourage active duty
transitioning out of the military or retiring by the end of 2016 to attend
to gather information and resources to assist in their transition to
civilian life as seamless as possible.
The event is sponsored by the S’Klallam Tribe, VFW 2669 Riders Group, Kitsap
Sun, Suquamish Tribe, Kitsap Credit Union, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Club,
City of Bremerton, Olympic College Foundation, Walgreens, Grocery Outlet
Bargain Market, Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board, and Kitsap Area
Service providers include Department of Veterans Affairs, Olympic College,
AA, Veteran Service Organizations, Kitsap Legal Services, American Lake
Sweat Lodge, Washington Department of VA, Abraham House, Asset Building
Coalition, Housing Solutions Center, WorkSource, Department of Social and
Health Service, Red Cross, Kitsap Community Resources, Kitsap Transit, and
Vet Center Mobile Unit.
For more information, contact Stacey James, Kitsap County Veterans
Assistance Program Coordinator, at 360.337.4811, or by email to
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