Veterans Assistance Fund

The Veterans Assistance Fund administered by the Clark County Veteran’s Assistance Center offers financial assistance to low income, qualified veterans who need help. The fund helps Veterans bridge financial difficulties until they can secure permanent employment or survive a difficult financial period. The fund is supported by tax dollars and has limitations.

Requirements for Veterans Fund Assistance:

What do you need to bring with you? No appointments are required. Walk-ins are served on a first come, first serve basis. Bring the following documentation:

  • DD-214 or HINQ
  • One year’s proof of continuous residency in Washington and currently Clark County. ex: driver’s license, rental agreement, or old utility bill.
  • The last 90-days verification of household income. ex: pay stubs, award letters, or three bank statements.

If you are married and have dependents, the following additional items are required:

  • Marriage certificate
  • Birth certificates or school registration for children
  • If child is over 18, proof that child is still attending school and living with you

Veterans Assistance Program Can Help With:

  • One month’s rent or security deposit
  • Rental Assistance to prevent eviction
  • Utilities Assistance (available to veteran twice)
  • Food, hygiene, and cleaning supplies – amount based on the number of people in the household
  • Transportation – bus transportation or gas
  • Prescription drugs – up to $600 in a 12-month period
  • Dental Assistance
  • Food Vouchers
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Burial/Cremation up to $1,000
  • Clothing/Tools/Licensing up to $800 in a 24-month period
  • Auto Repair – up to $1,000 in a 12-month period
  • Storage fees

Other conditions may apply. The information listed here may change without notice.

For assistance with the Veterans Assistance Fund, you may also email us at: vetfund@ccvac.net


 

  • If you are uncomfortable with filling out this form, please download this pdf here“PDF.”

  • Please see policies and procedures for all required eligibility documentation.

    Veteran's Certification

    I have no assets or other resources to meet the needs identified above. I have been a resident of Washington State for at least one year and live in Clark County. I certify that the information I have provided is complete and accurate. I understand that I may be subject to criminal prosecution if I have knowingly provided false information.

    I give my permission for this agency to request/release information necessary to receive benefites from this request. I further give my utility vendor and landlord permission to release my account information to the agency. I understand assistance is in the form of vouchers or direct payments to vendors.

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  • is eligible for assistance. Documentation of eligibility will be kept on file for five (5) years.
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  • Section One

    RESIDENCY

    Veteran must submit copy of a valid WA Driver’s License or Identification Card or other proof of Washington Residency. Applicants must be a WA resident for at least one year prior to application.

  • Section Two

    VETERAN INFORMATION

  • Choose all that apply
  • Section Three

    SPOUSE INFORMATION

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    OTHER HOUSEHOLD MEMBER INFORMATION

    List all other people living in the home even if you are not applying for benefits for them. Attach a separate sheet if necessary. A birth certificate or other evidence for family members is required for anyone applying for assistance.

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  • Section Five

    MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
    RECEIVED OR EXPECTED

    NOTE: You must list ALL money from ANY source. List the GROSS amount.

  • Section Six

    HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ACCOUNTS

    List any checking or saving accounts, CDs, IRAs, 401K and similar resources if any. YOU must include any business or self-employment accounts.

  • Section Seven

    VETERAN EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

    Veteran must provide the following requested information and list monthly wages in Section 5 above in “Earned Wages/Employment Income.” If employed, submit copies of last 3 month’s paychecks or bank statements. If not currently employed, please provide this information for most recent employer.

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  • If self-employed, please list income from all sources under “Self Employment Income” in Section 5above. Provide a copy of most recent Form 1040 with the appropriate schedules for the business and provide the business account information in Section 6 above.

  • Section Eight

    SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

    Veteran spouse must provide the following requested information and list monthly wages in Section 5 above in “Earned Wages/Employment Income.” If employed, submit copies of last 3 month’s paychecks or bank statements. If not currently employed, please provide this information for most recent employer.

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  • If self-employed, please list income from ALL sources under “Self Employment Income” in Section 5 above. Provide a copy of most recent Form 1040 with the appropriate schedules for the business and provide the business account information in Section 6 above.

  • Section Nine

    VETERAN CASE MANAGEMENT OFFICER ADDITIONAL REMARKS.

  • Section Ten

    AFFIDAVIT

    Veteran must read and initial the following: 'Income' means earned and unearned income from any source, including windfalls, income tax refunds, property tax refunds, and rebates, reduced by amounts paid or withheld for federal and state income taxes, and social security taxes.


  • It is my understanding that access to this information may be provided to the Clark County Veterans Advisory Board. No other use, not specifically authorized by law, will be made of this information without my prior written consent. I understand that I am under no obligation to supply the information requested, however, since eligibility cannot be determined without providing such information, the consequences of such refusal would make me ineligible.


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