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WOMEN VETERANS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
...she also served!
 


Save the Date! Women Veterans Conference, September 20, Spokane
Registration open


Alfie: Advocating for Women Veterans from
Marcia Rock
on Vimeo.

June 2013 Women Veterans Summit - Check out the photos onFacebook!

Women Veterans Care at the Federal VA, watch videos of

Women Veterans Stories of Service

Womens Health at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Giving a Voice to Hope: Assistance for Female Veterans – Department of Labor

Description: Picture of the front cover of the Trauma-Informaed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness Guide.
Department of Labor Trauma Informed Care Guide for Service Providers

 

 


 

 
 
 
 

Military Women
Let the generations know that women in uniform also guaranteed their freedom. That our resolve was just as great as the brave men who stood among us. And with victory our hearts were just as full and beat just as fast - that the tears fell just as hard - For those we left behind."

Army Nurse WWII 


MISSION AND GOALS
The mission of the WDVA Women Veterans Advisory Committee shall be to ensure that Washington's women veterans have equitable access to federal and state veterans' services and benefits.The goals are to:

  • Perform outreach to improve women veterans' awareness of eligibility for federal and state veterans' services and benefits;
  • Assess the needs of women veterans with respect to improve the Women Veterans Program;
  • Make recommendations to the Director to improve benefits and services;
    Review programs, research projects, and other initiatives designed to address or meet the needs of women veterans;
  • Incorporate women veterans' issues in the Department's strategic plan;and
    Participate in National forums and committees for women veterans.

The program shall provide assistance to women who served in the United States Armed Forces or in forces incorporated as part of the United States Armed Forces, and who were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
WVAC Committee Member Biographies

Women Veteran Resource Brochure


Contact:
Liza Narciso
360-725-2157
Lisan@dva.wa.gov


VA Launches Hotline to Answer Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans
1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)

Did you know that every VA Medical Center has a Women Veterans Program Manager(WVPM), who helps women understand their benefits and coordinates their care?

Childcare offered to eligible Veterans at American Lake in 2012

Julie.liss@va.gov
 Julie Liss, RN,BSN
(509) 434-7608
Spokane VAMC

Jan.buchanan@va.gov
Jan Buchanan,MSW,MC
(206) 764-2441
Seattle VAMC

Joan.leid@va.gov
Joan Leid, RN
(509) 525-5200 ext 22413
Walla Walla VAMC


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