Vietnam Veterans Of America

Memorial Chapter #165

We:

• file claims on behalf of veterans (all conflicts and eras) with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and see them through till resolution,

• are a resource and referral point to veterans and their families for housing and other social services,

• are an agent for the Food Stamp Education Program of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, as a subcontractor of Old Town Christian Ministries,

• are a link between veterans and the VA Medical Centers for appointments, information and transportation,

• a source for acquiring your military records, awards and decorations,

• a community advocate for veterans, primary administrator of the Whatcom County Veterans Assistance Fundsince 1990,

• a liaison between the veteran and the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs,

• provide Christmas parties and gifts for children and families in need through the Bellingham Boys & Girls Club,

• provide free Whatcom Transit Authority bus passes and tokens for veterans and their families in need.

One link for services  https://dealaid.org/do-good/disabled-vets-finguide/