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The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs serves veterans in three Veterans Homes, where veterans are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve in settings that provide a sense of belonging unique to veterans. Listen to hear more about the State Veterans Homes.

We’d like to welcome you to our home!  Please e-mail or call our admission team at 1-877-838-7787 so we can arrange your tour.

Roosevelt Barracks, WA Soldiers Home.

Retsil Entry

Spokane Veterans Home

Washington Soldiers Home map
1301 Orting-Kapowsin Hwy.,
Orting, WA 98360

Main Number (360) 893-4515

Admissions (877) 838-7787 SophieP@dva.wa.gov

Washington Veterans Home map
1141 Beach Dr.,
PO Box 698
Retsil, WA 98378

Main Number (360) 895-4700

Admissions (877) 838-7787 RobinW@dva.wa.gov

Spokane Veterans Home map
222 East 5th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202

Main Number (509) 344-5770

Admissions (877) 838-7787 Becky@dva.wa.gov 

Proposed Walla Walla State Veterans Home on the campus of the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center Coming Soon!


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.


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 Interment Services

Medicare A - Serving Veterans After Hospitalization

For veterans needing care following a hospital stay, our Homes provide Medicare rehabilitative care.  Admissions teams at each home work closely with hospital discharge planners to quickly process a shortened application.  

More Information

Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)

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

Please let us know how we can help!

Call 1-877-838-7787 or e-mail us directly at:

 Privacy Policy

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), including the State Veterans Homes, does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.  WDVA complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act in its facilities, activities, programs and services.  WDVA can provide auxiliary aids and services such as assistive listening devices, TDD/TTY and ASL/ESL interpreters, etc., at no charge for persons with disabilities.
Contact the Human Resources Manager to request assistance:
1-800-562-0132     Call TDD/TTY: 360-725-2199
Write: WDVA
PO Box 41150
Olympia, WA  98504