​Kitsap County Stand Down - View printable event flyer here for additional details

Sponsored by the Kitsap County Veterans Advisory Board and Kitsap Area Veterans Alliance, the “Stand Down offers information, resources, and free services to veterans and their families. 

Veterans and their families are invited to two Veterans Stand Down each year in the fall and spring, which typically take place at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Ave, Bremerton.  

Complimentary services for veterans and their families will be available including dental screenings, haircuts and assistance with housing, employment, education, counseling and more. Qualifying veterans and family members may also receive free clothing, sleeping bags, groceries, and personal hygiene items. 

Agencies providing services at the Stand Down typically include the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Social and Health Service, Red Cross, Olympic College, Kitsap Legal Services, Abraham's House, Asset Building Coalition, Housing Solutions Center, WorkSource, Kitsap Community Resources, Kitsap Transit and other Veteran assistance programs. 


This event is open to Kitsap County veterans and their families only. Please provide a DD214 form, military retiree ID card, or VA card. Unaccompanied family members must bring a DD214 and proof of relationship.  Those who are active duty transitioning out of the military or retiring by the end of the year are encouraged to attend to gather information and resources to assist in their smooth transition to civilian life. 


For more information or to volunteer at the event, contact Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program Coordinator Rick Becker at 360-337-4811 orrbecker@kitsap.gov. 

Kitsap County Stand Down

Sheridan Point Community Center

680 Lebo Ave., Bremerton

View printable event flyer here

Contact Us

Rick Becker, Veterans Assistance Program Coordinator
(360) 337-4811

Sonya Miles, Deputy Director
(360) 337-4839

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