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Posted on: November 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Day Information and Resources

Veterans Day is a federal holiday observed annually on November 11 to pay tribute to military veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. It is a day of celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Join the City of Issaquah for a Veterans Day ceremony by raising of the colors in front of City Hall on Nov. 11, 11-11:30 am. 

To learn more about the history of Veterans Day, visit here and to find services through Veterans Affair visit

Resources for Veterans 


1 (877) 904-8387 or 206-454-2799 King County hotline to connect veterans to federal and local programs 

1 (877) 424-3838 veterans affair 24/7 hotline for homeless or at-risk veterans 

1 (800) 273-8255 or text 838255 veteran's crisis line

1 (888) 823-7458 a confidential line for families and friends seeking service for a loved one

Shelters and Housing Assistance 

Veteran’s Transitional Housing Program

Michael’s Place is a male only transitional housing program for veterans

HUD-VASH Support Services receive housing assistance through public agencies 

YWCA Veteran’s Supportive Services for low-income veterans support towards housing stability 

Financial Assistance and Employment Assistance 

Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program  12 months of tuition and housing allowance 

Veterans of Foreign War funds up to $1500 grant for basic life needs 

Counseling and Psychiatric Care

Seattle Vet Center offers individual and group counseling for veterans

Therapeutic Health Services Eastside Branch (425) 747-7892 or 1 (833) 278-HELP

Seattle VA Medical Center Mental Health Clinic: (206) 764-2007

Benefit and Claims Assistance  

Call VFW Post 3436 (425) 837-9478 for assistance with applying for VA claims and benefits

Call VA Benefits Counselors 1 (800) 827-1000 for benefit application assistance 

Events on Veterans Day

Museum of Flight Veterans Day Celebration November 11 free admission for veterans and active duty 

Other Veterans Day Discounts and Deals: Applebee’s, Backwoods Brewing Co., Brown Bear Car Wash, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Denny's, Dick's Drive In, IHOP, IKEA, Ivar's, Little Cesar’s, Olive Garden, Pagliacci Pizza, Point Defiance Zoo, Washington State Parks, Woodland Park Zoo

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