Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program

The county is dedicated to providing information and assistance to our veterans who are residents, especially those in need.

The county provides three direct services to veterans:

  • temporary emergency assistance
  • informational e-mail listserv
  • veterans preference for county contracts

Visit the following link for more information:

Service Officers

Our First Legion Pillar, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation is served by Gary Sakuma, Commander

/Veteran Service Officer at 360-930-4443, for an appointment. 


Operations:  Helpline House:  Contact Tanya Chapman, Intake Coordinator, 206 842-7621, 282 Knechtel Way NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.  Appointments Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm.

Island Volunteers Caregivers (IVC):  Contact Katie Auger, Community Resource Navigator, 206 842-4441, 147 Finch Place SW, Suite 4, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110