This program received funding from the King County Veterans, Seniors & Human Services Levy.
July 2018 - June 2019
459 Veterans served by Vet Corps members/coordinators
20 Veteran family members served by Vet Corps members/coordinators
81 Veterans referred to on campus programs
33 Veterans provided financial assistance which prevented homelessness
139 Veterans provided financial assistance for food, utilities, transportation or other necessities
The WDVA Vet Corps is funded through an AmeriCorps grant.
Vet Corps members are stationed at many colleges throughout the state.
Vet Corps members help veterans achieve their higher education goals by:
Providing training and support to college faculty, staff and administration to increase awareness of student veterans’ needs;
Providing a peer connection for veterans new to higher education;
Helping the college to meet the needs of student veterans; and
Providing veterans with connections to federal, state or local veteran’s benefits.
The Vet Corps helps veterans and their family members navigate Washington’s higher education and training programs as veterans adjust from military to college life.