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Grant County Veteran's Assistance Program
 

Grant County Veterans’ Assistance Program

 

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Who runs the program?
 

The Grant County Veterans’ Assistance Program is run by VETERANS who volunteer their time to work with other veterans in need of help. Grant County Veterans Coalition, American Legion Halls, AMVETS, and Veterans of Foreign Wars offices have staff on duty to assist veterans with the program.
 

Where does the money come from?
 

Funding for the Grant County Veterans Assistance Program comes from the Citizens of Grant County through their property taxes. Anyone who owns or rents property in the county contributes to the program, including many veterans who have or will use it. It is not charity. It is assistance to veterans in need of recognition of the service they rendered to their country when it needed them.
 

Who is eligible for the program?
 

A Veteran, Widow/Widower of a Veteran, or a dependent of a Veteran is eligible for assistance provided the person has been a resident of Grant County for six months.
 

How is eligibility determined?
 

Veterans who can prove financial need based on US Government published poverty thresholds. Financial need cannot be caused by mismanagement or illegal activity.
 

Proof of eligibility:
 

A DD-214 proof of Honorable or General discharge under honorable conditions, a Veteran’s Administration registration card or other military id may be used. Assistance will be provided to help the veteran attain the proper identification.

 

Types of Assistance Available:

  • Rent to prevent eviction.

  • Utilities to prevent cut off.

  • Food and necessary items for hygiene and health.

  • Burial assistance.

  • Medical, Dental, and Travel assistance to be determined on an individual basis.

  • Catastrophic Emergencies as determined on an individual basis.

Authorized Grant County Veterans’ Assistance Program Offices

 

Veterans Resource Office – Grant County

(Vietnam Veterans of America)

525 E. Wheeler Rd. Moses Lake, WA 98837

Located in Grant County Building across from Ziggy’s

Monday – Wednesday – Friday

9AM – 12PM 1PM – 3PM

509-766-5015 ext. 5212

American Legion Post 28

P.O. Box 904

Ephrata, WA 98823

509-754-2761

American Legion Post 157

P.O. Box 264

Electric City, WA 99123-0264

509-633-2566

American Legion Post 183

P.O. Box 145

Quincy, WA 98848

509-787-1465

American Legion Post 209

538 W Broadway

Moses Lake, WA 98837

509-765-1126

Veterans of Foreign Wars

P.O. Box 421

Quincy, WA 98848

509-750-0938

For further information and/or to receive tracking numbers, contact:

Jerry Gingrich

Grant County Courthouse

509-754-2011 Ext 5211

509-766-5015-Direct

 

Mailing Address:

Grant County Veterans Assistance

Attn: Jerry Gingrich

1525 E. Wheeler Road

Moses Lake, WA 98837

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