Resources for Veterans and their Families
The West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to support our veterans and their families. We have put together a list of helpful resources for our beloved local veterans and their families to utilize.
Jobs & Career Network for Military Veterans
Looking for your dream job? The Veterans Advantage Jobs and Career Network is supported by vet-friendly companies who are looking to fill positions with former members of our military. New positions are posted daily, nationwide.
The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing
HUD-VASH is a collaborative program between HUD and VA combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless and their families find and sustain permanent housing.
Moving Costs & Moving Cost Calculator
Use the Homefair Quick Moving Cost Calculator to calculate the estimate your moving costs.
A Step-by-Step Guide to the VA Loan Process
For many borrowers, applying for any kind of mortgage may seem daunting. But, when broken down, this rundown of 6 steps to getting a VA loan is easy to understand.
VA Loan Calculator
US Bank has a VA Loan Calculator to help you estimate your monthly payment.
Moving Companies Offering Military Discounts
Move.org has compiled a list of the best moving companies that offer military discounts.
Documents You Need Before You Sell Your Home
See a full list of documents you should have gathered before you sell your home.
Military Buddy Finder
VetFriends serves to connect veterans and reuniting thousands of old friends.
Veteran Healthcare Resources
Veterans Coming Home has compiled a page of health services and resources located near you.
Differences between Medicare, Medicaid & VA Military Benefits
There are three major government programs that offer healthcare benefits: Medicare, Medicaid, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA, formerly the Veterans Administration). Learn about the eligibility requirements for each program.
Mental Health Resources for our Veterans Families
Mental Health First Aid is a valuable resource that can make a difference in the lives of the more than 22 million veterans, their families, and the communities they live in.
Staying Connected During Deployment & Military Separation
Operation We Are Here provides a list of resources military spouses to stay connected during deployment and military separation.
7 Crucial Components to Effective Deployment Communication
One of the biggest challenges to deployment is the way it affects your relationship and your ability to communicate with your spouse. See these 7 crucial components to how to effectively communicate during deployment.
Military Care Package Ideas: What To Put In A Care Package
Two of our top questions are what to put in a care package for the military, and how to package them up. Hero Care Packages goes through top products to include and gives you some care package themes to help tie it all together.
Post-Deployment Adjustments Military Couples Face
The post-deployment reintegration period is different for each military couple. This article lists a number common issues military couples face when a spouse returns from deployment and some helpful suggestions on how to deal with these issues if you encounter them.
The Veteran’s Guide to Creating a Peaceful At-Home Atmosphere
In this guide, we’ll talk about some of the most common challenges veterans face upon return and what you can do to ease them.