Every County and state has a Veteran Affairs office to answer questions about benefits and provide assistance. There are also other useful resources for Veterans in the Inland Northwest.
How Can I get Help?
VA Website: VA.gov Incredible resources on every topic
VA Welcome Guide: https://www.va.gov/va_welcomekit_color.pdf
This is a benefits guide to everything VA. It covers all types of benefits and services available for all levels of your Veteran journey, from a new recruit to active duty, family and survivor’s benefits to retirement and more. Understand how VA can meet your needs.
Local Website: DAV9.com. Great information and links to local and national help organizations. Prepared and managed by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9 Fort Sherman in Post Falls, Idaho.
Benefits Navigation tool. https://explore.va.gov/benefits-navigator
Online 20 minutes to discover what benefits you and your family are eligible for.
Community Based Outpatient Clinic CBOC. Coeur d’Alene, ID 915 W. Emma Ave. 208-665-1700
Services Offered: Primary Care, Blood Draw, Addiction Counseling, Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Combat Related Post Traumatic Stress Counseling, Military Sexual Trauma Counseling, Psychiatry, Social Work, Metabolic Clinic covering diabetes and lipid management, Nutrition for diabetics and lipid management, Depression Counseling, and Patient Orientation every Thursday morning.
North Idaho Veteran Services and Benefits Office, 120 E. Railroad Ave., Post Falls, Idaho, 208-446-1092
State and County Veteran Service Officers and staff available to answer question, help you with VA benefits enrollment and file Claims.
Sandpoint VA Clinic Kaniksu Health Services, 30410 Highway 200, Ponderay, Idaho
Bonner County Veterans Affairs Office: 1500 Highway 2, Suite 122, Sandpoint, ID
Brian Hult, Veteran Service Officer, 208-255-5291 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mann-Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4815 North Assembly St., Spokane, WA 99205-6185 or 509-434-7000
Spokane Veteran Center. Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans (IE. Combat Veterans), active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families, 13109 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane, WA 99216. Phone: 509-444-8387
Goodwill Support Services for Veteran Families SSVF. Idaho and Eastern Washington, 130 E. Third Ave., Spokane, WA or 509-828-2449
SSVF focuses on helping homeless Veterans and Families find housing but is an excellent entry point for most Veteran services and will help the Veteran find the right organization to help them.
North Idaho Veteran Services and Benefits office: 208-446-1092
Bonner County Veterans Affairs Office: 208-255-5291
Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1
North Idaho Crisis Center: 208-625-4884 or 2195 Ironwood Court, Coeur d’Alene
Washington or Idaho. Call 2-1-1 Health and human resources referrals