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Licenses, and Ferry System
House Key Veterans is a down payment assistance, second mortgage loan program with a 3.00% interest rate and a ten-year loan term for veterans who have served our country. House Key Veterans combines with the House Key State Bond first mortgage loan program.
The Washington State Legislature passed three bills to issues high school diplomas to veterans of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. “Operation Recognition” is being instituted through individual school districts to award full high school diplomas to qualifying veterans.
The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs manages three facilities throughout the state, where veterans are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve, in distinctive settings that all provide a sense of belonging unique to veterans.
We work with the veteran and their family to match their individual needs with the appropriate Veterans Innovations Program fund and other veteran or non-veteran programs and services. Our goal is to make sure the veteran and their family has access to all veterans benefits and the tools they need to provide for themselves and their families.
HVRP is a proven, successful program that gets homeless veterans off the street and back to being productive members of society. WDVA provides HVRP-Urban services to Veterans in the Puget Sound Region of King, Pierce, Thurston, and Kitsap Counties. HVRP-Rural services are provided to ten counties in Eastern Washington.
The HVRP offers a structured, individually designed case management plan to assist veterans become employable and secure.
The Veteran’s Incarcerated Reintegration Services, a joint project with King, Pierce, Thurston and Clark Counties to address the needs of veterans’ incarcerated in County Correctional Facilities, offering alternatives to jail and referral to housing, employment services, and treatment. Many of the veterans have come to the jail due to un-treated drug and alcohol issues, poverty, homelessness, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.