Veterans Assistance Fund


Benton County
Veterans 
Assistance
Fund


Benton County Veterans Assistance Fund provides assistance to Benton County Veterans, their families, and the families of deceased Veterans, who meet the eligibility criteria for assistance.

Assistance Available to Eligible Veteran:
-Food Vouchers
-Utility Vouchers
-Rental/Deposits/App Fees
-Burial Assistance
-Background check fees for pre-employment
-Hotel/Motel Vouchers for homeless Veterans
-Bus Passes through BFT
-Necessary Safety Equipment required by employer to gain employment
-Dental Assistance
-Childcare Assistance (financial help with childcare)


Minimum Qualifications:
-Must be a Benton County Resident for at least 90 days (unless recently discharged)
-Must be at or below 150% of the poverty guidelines (low-income)
-Must be in need of assistance
-Must be a Veteran


Documents Required for Screening:
-Copy of DD214
-Photo ID
-Proof of income
-Widows or widowers must provide marriage license and Veteran's death certificate

To apply for assistance through the Benton County Veterans Assistance see the schedule below:

Days/Time

Location

Contact Info

Monday

10am—4pm

*closed form 1-2pm for lunch

Worksource Columbia Basin

815 N. Kellogg St. Suite D

Kennewick, WA 99336

Arturo Espinoza

509-734-5972

Monday

2nd & 4rth Mondays of the month starting at 5pm

*unless otherwise posted on the door

Richland VFW Post 7952

1369 George Washington Way

Richland, WA 99354

Call to verify before going. Open at 2pm.

509-946-9411

Tuesday

10am—4pm

VOC

DAV Chapter 46

1600 N 20th Ave Suite A

Pasco, WA 99301

Let them know you are interested in the Veterans Relief Fund

509-545-6558

Wednesday

8am—4:30pm

*closed from 12-1pm for lunch

Benton & Franklin Counties Department of Human Services

7102 W. Okanogan Place Suite 201 Kennewick, WA 99336

Niria Lucatero

509-737-3919

Thursday

10am—4pm

VOC

DAV Chapter 46

1600 N 20th Ave Suite A

Pasco, WA 99301

Let them know you are interested in the Veterans Relief Fund

509-545-6558

Monday – Friday

10am –2pm

*as needed

Benton City American Legion Post 115

909 Dale Ave.

Benton City, WA 99320

Daryl DeGood

509-588-5853

 To apply for assistance fill out the application and turn in the necessary documents to one of the service providers listed above.
Application can be found HERE

Next Benton County Veterans Advisory Board Meeting is scheduled for:
March 27th 2019
4-5pm
Human Services Office
7102 W. Okanogan Place Suite 201
Kennewick, WA 99336
Application for Advisory Board can be found HERE



 
 
 

 
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