Washington Soldiers Home Orting

The Washington Soldiers Home and Colony is located on 181 acres in the beautiful Puyallup Valley near Orting. Established in 1891, this was the first of three homes built for Washington state veterans.

Eligibility

All Washington State Veterans Homes are Medicare and Medicaid certified facilities. To be eligible for admission, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Served at any time, in any branch of the United States Armed Forces including the National Guard;

  • Received an honorable discharge;

  • Reside in Washington State;

  • Be the spouse or widow of an eligible veteran;

  • Or be a Gold Star Parent.

Applications

To request an application by mail, click here and provide your mailing address.  Or, call 1-877-VETS-R-US (1-877-838-7787) for more information.

Serving our Veterans

Our State Veterans Homes are Medicaid and Medicare Certified and provide 24-hour nursing care, medical care and pharmacy services.  We provide a number of supportive programs and services such as:

  • Physical Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Recreational Activities

  • Social Services

  • Volunteer Programs - Find out more

  • Hospice

  • Nutritious Meals

  • Community Involvement

  • Religious Programs

  • Transportation

  • Laundry

  • Beauty & Barber Shops

  • Fishing Pond (Orting)

  • Patriotic Internment Services

 

More Information

Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)

Don't be a victim of Pension Poaching! (pdf)

 

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