Community Resources

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VA Healthcare Benefits

To apply for VA healthcare benefits, veterans must contact the Department of Veteran Affairs. Information about benefits and how to apply can be found at their website.

Seattle Veteran Center

The nearest veteran center for the Seattle area is located at:
4735 E Marginal Way S, Room 2401
Seattle, WA 98134
206-553-2706 or 877-927-8387

Services at the veteran center can be provided after business hours upon request. More information is available online.

Seattle VA Hospital

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System / Seattle VA Hospital is located on Beacon Hill in Seattle. The hospital contains Emergency Care; Women’s clinic; Deployment Health clinic; In-Patient and Out-Patient Treatment clinics; Labs; Rehabilitation; and the hospital Pharmacy.

1660 South Columbia Way
Seattle, WA 98108
To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-329-8387 ext 71234

Jan Buchanan is the Women Veterans Program Manager and can assist with female veteran issues ranging from sexual trauma to maternity care. Her office is located in the Women’s Clinic; and her phone number is 206-764-2441.

Washington State PTSD Program

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs offers PTSD and War Trauma Counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and veteran groups. Their website provides additional information about their services; eligibility requirements; provider lists; maps of counseling sites; and contact information.

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides an online or pdf version of its guide to federal benefits for Veterans, dependents and survivors including information regarding veterans health benefits; dependents and surivor health care and benefits; and burial and memorial benefits.

Bereavement counseling is available at no cost to surviving family of service members by calling 206-461-6530 or the Readjustment Counseling Service at 202-273-9116. For additional information see their website.

Additional Resources

Timm Lovitt
TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Field Coordinator
WDVA Contractor