Program Overview

​Kitsap County is proud of its citizens who have served our country. The county is dedicated to providing information and assistance to our veterans who are residents, especially those in need. ​Kitsap County Veterans Assistance program works cooperatively with the Veterans Advisory Board to host events, offer services, and create opportunities to get involved and support local Veterans and their families in need.

 News & Events

If you are looking for assistance with filing a disability claim with the Veterans Administration, applying for VA benefits, or have questions about accessing VA health care services, call 800-827-1000 or visit Contact Us at Veterans Affairs to connect with a representative from the Veterans Administration. You may also find helpful resources by visiting Veterans Affairs.

 Need help?

Kitsap1 is your first call for County services and questions. 

Call 360.337.5777 or email 

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? 

Dial 9-8-8 then press 1 to connect with the national Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs specifically trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are Veterans themselves. 

Connect by Text at 838255

Online chat is also available at

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. 


Call 888-910-0416 to connect to the Kitsap Need Help Now crisis line 24/7/365 to get help for you or someone else and connect to local resources including mobile outreach teams. 

To learn more about the issue of Veteran suicide as well as VA mental health resources, please visit

veteran group meeting

Questions about Veterans Services? Contact Rick Becker, Program Coordinator via email at or call 360-337-4811

Sign up here to receive electronic announcements for meetings and special events from Kitsap County's Veterans Services.