Franklin County Information

For 2018, Veterans can apply for assistance on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at the American Legion Post #34 in Pasco. Applications are accepted from 10am to 12pm.

American Legion
1029 W Sylvester St
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-1200

For questions, contact Accounting at (509) 545-3505 or (509) 545-3540.

Forms of Assistance Available:

  • Food vouchers to be redeemed at a participating grocery store. Participating grocery stores:
    • Albertsons, 1330 N 20th Ave, Pasco
    • Fiesta Foods, 115 S 10th Ave, Pasco
  • Gasoline vouchers to be redeemed at a participating gas station. Participating gas stations:
    • Metro Mart, 1015 W Lewis St, Pasco
  • Rental assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Burial assistance for a deceased veteran, spouse, or dependent. Up to $500 in assistance is available in addition to the annual maximum below.
  • Disaster relief
  • Other emergency requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis

Up to ¼ of annual maximum can be received in a 30 day period. Maximums for 2018 are $1,000 for an individual and $1,300 for a family.

Other Resources:

American Legion Post #34
1029 W Sylvester St
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-1200

Veterans Opportunity Center
1600 N 20th Ave A
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-6558

Department of Social & Health Services
800 W Court St
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-2625

Benton/Franklin Community Action Committee
720 W Court St
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-4042

WorkSource (employment opportunities)
815 N Kellogg St D
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 734-5900

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program:  (509)412-5204 (Tara Coburn) tarac@bmacww.org or (509)440-3229 (Betsy Metcalf) betsym@bmacww.org   www.bmacww.org