Veterans Resource Center

Resources for Veterans

Edmonds Community College Resources

VAPP VAPP provides cloud-based mobile and web applications to help Service Members, Veterans, and their families engage critical services, benefits and resources during life’s transitions.
The Counseling and Resource Center Free, confidential and professional counseling services, resources and referral.
Services for Students with Disabilities Provides support, assistance and accommodations for students with all types of disabilities, including TBI and PTSD.
Library Guides (LibGuides) for Veterans Find resources and services for veterans and information relating to health, school, employment and other issues that face returning veterans.
The Career Action Center Provides opportunities for recruitment, career information, job search, internship education, and access to retraining.

Edmonds Community College Financial Resources

Worker Retraining Program Provides job training for people who wish to gain additional training in their existing field or get started on a new career path.
BFET – Basic Food and Employment Training Provides eligible students with a single quarter of tuition and book assistance.
Workfirst Pays for tuition, books, and fees for classes for short term trainings. Students must be receiving TANF.
Opportunity Grant Provides eligible students 45 credits of tuition and fees and up to $1,000 per year towards books and supplies.
Foundation and Scholarship Information Scholarships and emergency assistance funds to assist students in need of financial help.
The Financial Aid Office Provides access to federal and state financial aid programs, including student loans.

Organizations for Family and Friends of Veterans

Veteran Families United Foundation Connects Veterans and families to compassionate resources.
American Legion Family Support Network Provides assistance to service personnel and families whose lives have been directly affected by Operation Iraqi Freedom and America's war on terror.
Veterans Crisis Line Free, confidential support from an experienced, caring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs responder.
Mesothelioma Awareness for Veterans Provides information for Veterans and their families on possible Asbestos exposure as well as information on Mesothelioma.
Onlineschools.org Financial Aid for Family Members Information about tuition funding programs and scholarship opportunities for the family members of Active Duty and Veterans
Scholarships for military dependents Listing of scholarship opportunities for the family members of Active Duty and Veterans

Other Resources

National

The National Archives Obtain a copy of your DD214
Military Pathways Take an anonymous mental health survey.
National Resource Directory Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Comprehensive site, including resources and access to information about your VA Educational Benefits.
VA Home Loans Provides information for Veterans on purchasing a house with a VA Home Loan.
VA Loan Information From Moneygeek.com, provides Veterans with information on VA loans.
Housing resource for Veterans From Moneygeek.com, provides information on Veterans Housing Benefits from the VA including adaptive housing grants, foreclosure prevention, and help for homeless Veterans.
Home ownership assistance From Moneygeek.com, provides information about assistance with down payments, and mortgage information.
Vetchange.org Helps Veterans  deal with drinking, and PTSD symptoms
Veteran Scholarship Opportunities Provides information on national scholarship opportunities for Veterans
Best colleges Information on choosing a degree or college, as well as scholarships available for Veterans and much more.
gograd.org scholarships and aid for Veterans Information about scholarships for Veterans and family members, as well as information about financial aid and practice tests for GRE and GMAT
Veterans Coming Home Website dedicated to improving conditions for Veterans in society by promoting better understanding.  Contains videos, stories from Veterans and resources including health, education, jobs and families.
Guide to scams targeting Military and Veterans Guide to scams frequently targeting Active Duty Service members, family members and Veterans.  Includes information on how to avoid scams and what to do if you are a victim.

State

Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs Provides information on benefits, services and programs.
Northwest Justice Project Northwest Justice Project's Legal Information Resource for Veterans Advocates in Washington.  Contains a wide range of legal resources and information for Veterans.

County

Snohomish County Veterans Assistance Program Provides limited emergency assistance to eligible veterans and dependents in Snohomish County.
WorkSource Veteran Employment Specialist WorkSource helps thousands of veterans find jobs each year.

Local

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Strives to do good things for deserving people - our veterans, their families and their communities.
American Legion (find a local post) Service to veterans, service members and communities.
Quit Day.Org Provides support for Veterans who want to quit smoking
Substance abuse information for Veterans Provides information on causes, symptoms and treatment of substance abuse issues for Veterans
Alcohol abuse screening Self-assessment tool to help Veterans understand their drinking habits and when to get help
College guide for service members Provides a wealth of resources for military personnel pursuing a college degree